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2017 Guest Artist, Colorado College

2016–2018 Movement Research Artist-in-Residence

Nehru-Fulbright Scholar Grant to India (Research and Teaching)

Community Leadership Award from Chhaya Community Development Corporation (Jackson Heights, NY)
Soapbox Gallery Rehearsal Residency (Brooklyn, NY)

2009–10, 2010–11, 2011–12
Tribeca Performing Arts Center, Artist-in-Residence

White House Diwali Celebration (Invited by Obama administration)

Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, The Fund for Creative Communities


Artist-in-Residence, Stanford University, Institute for Diversity in the Arts


New York Foundation for the Arts BUILD Grant (a JPMorgan Chase Regrant Program, made possible by The J.P. Morgan Chase Foundation, with additional support from The Starry Night Fund of the Tides Foundation)

Asian American Arts Alliance/JPMorgan Chase SOAR Grant

Danspace Project 2007-2008 Commissioning Initiative
Asian American Arts Alliance/JPMorgan Chase SOAR Grant

2006 Urban Artists Initiative Grant (Bronx Arts Council/New York Foundation on the Arts)

2004 Fund for U.S. Artists, Arts International

2003 Fund for U.S. Artists, Arts International

2001–2003 California Arts Council, Multicultural Entry Grant

2000 Durfee Foundation Artist Fellowship

1999 Lester Horton Dance Award for Individual Performance

1999 Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival Scholarship

1998 Glorya Kaufman Scholarship

1997 UCLA Graduate Division Fellowship

1996 UCLA Alumni Association Distinguished Scholar Award

1996 Glorya Kaufman Scholarship

1994 Colorado Dance Festival Scholarship

1990 Stanford University, Anthropological Fieldwork Grant to research folk dance in rural India