Shilpa Shankar is an emerging Bharatanatyam dance artist. Originally from India, where she received initial training in the dance form under Nirupama Rajendra of Abhinava Dance Company, she currently receives advanced training in Bharatanatyam at Mandala Arts and Culture and has been under the mentorship and guidance of Artistic Director Jai Govinda for the past 4 years. 

 

In the year 2022, she presented her work at the All Over the Map performance series (presented by New Works in collaboration with Granville Island), the Surrey Fusion Festival (hosted by the City of Surrey), the Celebrate Canada event (curated by the Abbotsford Arts Council) among others. 

 

Shilpa is also a Certified Public Accountant working as an assurance professional in a Big 4 accounting firm. 

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