Guest Info

Pia Sutaria, a Royal Academy of Dance graduate, has performed worldwide with India’s leading Dance Theatre Company, “Navdhara” (USA, Turkey, Israel, Canada, Japan). She excelled as a soloist at prestigious venues like Mumbai’s National Centre for Performing Arts and Royal Opera House while representing brands like Dove, Jockey, Puma, and Nike. Recently, she was awarded a Disney Scholarship to pursue her MA in Musical Theatre Performance at the Royal Academy of Music, London. 

Pia’s vision is to bridge the gap in vocational dance training for young artists in India, making ballet accessible to all who aspire to pursue it. In 2018, she founded the “Institute of Classical and Modern Dance,” successfully sending students on scholarships to renowned performing arts institutions in Paris, New York, and London. Currently, Pia serves as the resident Ballet teacher at Shiamak Davar’s Institute.

She is the twin sister of Bollywood actor Tara Sutaria.

About the Show

Welcome to another exciting episode of our podcast! Today, an extraordinary guest is joining our host Rajan Nazran – Pia Sutaria. She graduated with the Professional Dancer’s Teaching Diploma from the prestigious Royal Academy of Dance in London.

Dance is a universal language that connects us; Pia knows this better than anyone. It’s a form of expression that uplifts and rejuvenates us, even on our lowest days. From a simple body movement to creating a joyful environment, dance is the key to happiness.

In this episode, Pia shares her incredible journey and how dance has defined her life. Through the arts, she has discovered a deeper understanding of herself and opens up about some common misconceptions people have about her.

As a ballet dancer, Pia sheds light on the growing interest in ballet in India and whether the country is ready to embrace such art forms. She also fondly recalls her earliest attraction to the arts and how her family’s unwavering support paved the way for her career.

This captivating and cheerful conversation concludes with Pia sharing the legacy she wishes to leave behind and offering us a profound insight into her perspective on being human.

So, get ready to be inspired and enlightened as Pia Sutaria talks about dance, arts, ballet, and the beauty of life. Don’t miss out on this incredible journey right here on our podcast!

Produced by Global Indian Series for the Global Indian Network.
Script by Rajan Nazran
original idea: Rajan Nazran

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