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Sarika Haris

Company Dancer & Instructor
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Sarika Haris began her dance journey in India, where she studied Bharatanatyam, the South Indian classical dance style, for over nine years. She joined KDT as a student under Guru Rita Mustaphi in 1999. Her selected performance credits with KDT as a company member include Kathak E-motion (2023), Shaamya – Of Equality (2021), The Hungry Stones (2018) Ritu โ€“ The Seasons (2018), Sufiana โ€“ the Sufi Ecstasy (2016), Pourush โ€“ The Masculine (2015); Rubaiyat โ€“ Life in a Day (2014), In Retrospect (2012), and the lead role in KDTโ€™s production of Chandalika – The Untouchable. A student of Kathak masters Pandit Birju Maharaj and Ms. Saswati Sen, she performed in Indiaโ€™s Khajuraho Dance Festival in 2017. Sarika has been a KDT instructor since 2017 and a Company member since 2002.