WALTHAM, MA– Boston’s Indian classical dance icon and teacher Neena Gulati will receive the 2023 Lifetime Achievement Award at the 20th Annual Woman of the Year awards gala on April 14, 2023.
She is the founder of the Brookline, MA-based Triveni School of Dance, which is celebrating its 51st anniversary this year, and is the first Indian classical dance school in New England.
In an exclusive video interview on Chai With Manju, Ms. Gulati talks about her life-time dance journey. To watch the full interview, please click here or on the image below.
Ms. Gulati will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award on April 14, 2023 at the Westin Hotel in Waltham, MA, where 10 outstanding women in the areas of science, technology, business, healthcare, arts and culture, and community and social services will also be honored. The event is attended by overt 400 business and community leaders, philanthropists, and professionals.
Ms. Gulati was born in New Delhi, India, and began dancing when she was only four years old.
A master of the Pandanallur style of Bharatanatyam, Ms. Gulati has received high critical acclaim for her professional performances throughout India and the United States. Since moving to the US in 1967, she has performed at countless functions and universities across the continent and in England.
Moreover, Ms. Gulati has taught at Brown University and has been a guest artist at several universities in New England. She gives lecture-demonstrations, explaining and demonstrating her art form to varied audiences. She also collaborates with artists of different disciplines, including actors, musicians, dancers, and poets.