Archana Ballal

Archana is a Bharatanatyam and Contemporary dancer. She began learning Bharatanatyam at the age of six, she trained in this dance form as well as Contemporary dance through her teenage years, and went on to train professionally. Since graduating from London Contemporary Dance School in 2008, she has toured nationally and internationally with companies including Theatre Hullabaloo, ATMA Dance, Pagrav, Sadhana Dance,  and has performed with companies such as Opera Holland Park, Shobana Jeyasingh Dance Company and The Chimera Network. As well as undertaking her own choreographic projects and teaching, Archana facilitates movement workshops with elderly people and those living with dementia and is a qualified Dance Movement Psychotherapist working in Forensic Mental Health.