About Mohini :-
Mohini is a Master's degree holder in Indian Clasical Dance (Kathak) from Pune University India. During tertiary education she has worked in Nrityabharati Kathak Dance Academy, (Pune ,India) with students of different age groups as a part of her curriculum. Performed all over India including Delhi,Mumbai,Pune,Ahmedabad with Group for Kathak ballet named "Srushti" created out of Ecoawareness. She has also performed Solo and Duets at different cities of India. Her final year research project of "Role of dance in overall development of children" has helped her in her role as a dance teacher.
After completing Masters from India, Mohini moved to Geelong and started working independently as Director of Manmohini Indian Dance School. She also worked for Geelong council/Diversitat as a dance performer. She got the opportunity to teach around 400 kids of St Anthony's Catholic primary school (Noble Park Victoria) over a time span of one school term, i.e. around 3 months. During this time she was solely responsible for the research, concept, script writing, designing and making props, costumes, scheduling of workshops, audio editing of sound tracks of "Celebrations from India" concert.
Mohini believes in creating the right impression of Kathak dance in the multi cultural community. Her aim is to rectify Indian arts reputation through delivering quality Indian classical art productions in Melbourne.
Mohini is passionate about preserving this precious treasure of Indian culture and adding many dimensions to Kathak dance style through creative projects.
Performances in Australia:-
- Federation Square Diwali Performance 2014
- Consulate General of India, Melbourne 2014
- AYINA Spring Festival 2014
- Live Kathak Recital- Kathak Sandhya 2014
- PakoFesta Geelong - 2014
- Federation Square Diwali Celebration - 2013
- AYINA (Association of Young Indian Talents of Australia) -Vasantotsav (Spring Festival) - 2013
- Melbourne Malayalee Federation (MMF) Onam Celebration - 2013
- Kids Arty Farty Festival for Banyule Council - 2013
- International Women's Day celebration for Banyule Council - 2013
- Federation Square Diwali Celebration - 2012
- India @ Mindil Darwin - 2012
- AAMS (Largest Marathi community gathering in southern hemisphere) - 2010
- Pako Festa Geelong - 2010
- Footscray 150 Celebration - 2009
- Ballarat Eureka Festival - 2009
- ANZ Waterfront New Year Celebration - 2009
- Maharashtra Mandal VIC "Yuva" Festival - 2009