Global Industry Spotlight is a conversational series focused on providing resources and insight for the creative entrepreneur.
Bio: Kinnari Vora is a Chicago based dancer choreographer. She grew up in India, with training in Indian classical dance of Bharatanatyam, various Indian folk arts and Kalaripayattu martial arts. She is the co-founder of Ishti Collective (with Preeti Veerlapati).
With collaboration at its core, Ishti Collective creates a synergistic environment to create works of art that are socially relevant, generate meaningful dialogue, and push the creative boundaries of the medium of dance. Ishti celebrate expression, promote joy, and engender meaningful dialogue through radical acts of dance, storytelling, and artistic risk-taking. They aim to create accessible and meaningful works, sharing stories that are timely or are in need of uplifting.