Apart from being a well accomplished Odissi dancer, Shreelina Gosh is pursuing doctoral degree in the Department of Rhetoric and Writing at Michigan State University, USA. Her area of study involves cultural and digital rhetoric, cultural identities and resistances, subaltern studies, human computer interaction, information design, accessible website design, usability techniques.
The world of this traditional dance form was explored to Shreelina Ghosh by Guru Giridhari Nayak. But later on her skills in this ancient dance form got its proper shape under the great tutelage of advocator of Odissi dance, Aloka Kanungo. Shreelina Ghosh has also undergone the basics of Odissi Classical Music from the towering Guru Gopal Chandra Panda. She also holds a Graduation Diploma in Tagore's music. In teaching, choreography, direction and project organisation, Shreelina Gosh assisted her Guru.
Shreelina Ghosh has executed her performances as a solo performer as well as in association of her guru Aloka Kanungo. Some of performance that they have executed together are at Khajuraho Dance Festival, All India Women's Congress, Jayadeva Jayanti Utsav, Puri Beach Festival; Uday Shankar Dance Festival, Calcutta; National Festival Of New Choreographies, New Delhi; Utkal Divas Utsav, Sambhalpur; Shankar Dev Festival, Guwahati; Surya Festival, Kerala; Thalam; Swaralaya Nrityotsav, Kerala; Kolkata Dooradarshan Utsav to name a few. She has performed on the National Television Channel (Dooradarshan Kendra Calcutta), E-TV Bangla and Tara a number of time. 'Panamami Buddham' is regarded as one of the unique composition in the Odissi dance style executed by Shreelina Ghosh. Her composition has received well appraisal from all over the world. Recital Odissi in this composition crossed the traditional boundaries of Oriya and Sanskrit. The composition used extensively Pali shlokas, which is considered to be the absolute spirit of Buddhist Philosophy.
For her outstanding contribution in the traditional dance form Odissi, she has been conferred the "Star of Tomorrow Award 2002" by the West Bengal Dance Group Federation. Shreelina Ghosh has also received many acknowledgement at a competitive level from West Bengal State Music Academy, West Bengal Music Circle among other State-level awards.
(Last Updated on : 26-07-2014)
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