About Sangeeta

Founder, Director, Artistic Performances, dba
Creative Performances

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Originally from Calcutta, West Bengal, India.

Sangeeta lives in New York City and produces art shows comprising of dance, fashion, art, focusing on multi-disciplinary work and site specific performances.  She is the founder, curator and former producer of NYC10 Dance Initiative.  NYC10 is a successful and popular dance production hosted in Dixon Place in the Lower East Side, NYC.   It was launched in 2012 and Sangeeta produced it for 3 years until 2014.

Since September 2015, she started producing a hybrid Fashion show, StylePointe, a collaboration of Fashion and Dance during New York Fashion Week (NYFW).

In 2016, she became the curator of two dance series at Dixon Place, Fast Forward and 8 in Show.

Sangeeta is also a board member at Dixon Place Theater since March 2016.

Sangeeta is organizing a workshop called NYC Drawing the Dance Workshop since August 2016 bringing together dancers and artists.

She curates a special year-end dance event 30-30-30  in Dixon Place on December 30th since 2016.  An evening of dance benefit with 30 choreographers/dance companies showcasing 3 min of work, celebrating the end of the year.

She is the organizer of “Dixon Connect” – a networking event for everyone creative, creating a space/a hub to make conversation and possible collaboration for multi-disciplinary works.

She is the curator of the Dance Festival “Dance Bloc NYC” at Dixon Place, NYC, on November 18, 19 & 20, 2021. 

Sangeeta is the Founder/Director of Creative Performances and produces creative works in NY, supporting the emerging artists.  She is a mother of 3 children, a passionate dancer, a dance choreographer, a singer, a painter, an actress, a sports person, an administrator and an event organizer.

Sangeeta served on the selection committee of The Bessies until 2022. The Bessies have saluted outstanding and groundbreaking creative work by independent dance artists in NYC for 35 years. Known as “The Bessie” in honor of revered dance teacher Bessie Schönberg, the awards were established in 1984 by David White at Dance Theater Workshop. They recognize exceptional work in choreography, performance, music composition and visual design.