Ishita Raina

Ishita is a dancer and an aerialist. She has trained in Dance, aerial apparatus and harness work under Tino Sanchez for 7 years(2013-2020) and with Omaggio performing company based in Goa, India.

She started dancing with The Danceworx in Delhi (2009-2013) and performed for over 100 shows at KOD (Kingdom of Dreams , Gurgaon) in the musical Jhumroo. She did a summer intensive with SEAD (Salzburg Experimental Academy of Dance) in 2011. She was invited by the NDCW (National dance company of Wales) after their collaboration with the danceworx delhi (Cascade) in 2013 for a dance project – Alternative Routes 2013 . There she worked with the choreographers : Mathieu Geffré and Matteo Marfoglia.

She has learnt her skill set over a period of time from various teachers – Tino Sanchez (Dance and aerial) , David Greeves (bridge and harness), Asa Kubaik (silk), Celia Amade (contemporary dance), Alicia Cabrero (contemporary ballet and contemporary dance) , Manon (ballet), Larissa (ballet) to name a few

Currently based in cornwall

Upcoming projects: Udaan in rural India….an initiative by a group of skilled individuals to bring dance movement and aerial arts to interior and rural parts of India