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PRIYA ROY

BATTERY DANCE FESTIVAL INTERN

Priya Roy is a student at The University of California, Berkeley where she is pursuing a degree in Economics. Priya has an extensive Indian and Western classical arts background which has evolved into a passion for contemporary forms of movement. Priya started ballet at the American Ballet Theatre Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis School, performing in the ABT’s Nutcracker from 2012-2012. She received her Advanced Level Certification from Royal Academy of Dance in Bangkok, Thailand. Afterwards, She studied ballet and contemporary dance as a pre-professional student at Conservatoire Populaire de Geneve, where she was also the youngest opera student. Over the summers, she has trained in Indian classical forms of Manipuri and Kathak in West Bengal and has studied with the English National Ballet, the Royal Academy of Dance, and the Northern School of Contemporary Dance. In the future, she hopes to build a unique career where she can combine her interests for sustainable design and business in the world of arts.”