Kamalika Guha Thakurta
Founder and Managing Trustee

Ms. Kamalika Guha Thakurta has been personally involved with the Performing Arts as a student and performer for more than two decades and that experience has given her an understanding that the Arts can be used beyond Entertainment.

Sanjeevani Jain
Programme Manager and Facilitator

Having been associated with music and dance all her life, Sanjeevani deeply resonates with the idea of Artscape. She has worked in the development sector and feels passionate about transforming lives and bringing the change. She went abroad to study Musicology and came back with the purpose to share the love and power that arts bring along. She manages our programs and facilitates sessions for children and adults based on music.

Ravikant Upadhyay
Administrative Manager

Known for his humility and dedication, Ravikant has been associated with Artscape since its initial stages. From handling data to accounts, he looks after the operations and keeps our functioning smooth. He believes that whichever work one chooses to do, one should put their heart and soul into it.

Sakshi Joshi
Assistant Manager

Sakshi believes that being grateful for whatever we have makes our life more beautiful to live.She feels that our inner self needs to be expressed in order to live a healthy and positive life. She started her journey with Artscape as a volunteer; but with time and exposure to the work we do, her commitment towards our vision grew stronger. She owes her happiness to her parents, which in turn drives her to help people in any way possible.

Poonam Doley
Manager, Guwahati

Studying Psychology for many years made her realise that when a human being experiences trauma or severe stress, their lives unravel in a whole new dimension. Her great passion is in bringing healing via positive thinking to those who have been through traumatic/ stressful situations. Doing philanthropic work has always interested her. With patience and empathy, she intends to help people find healthy perceptions of themselves so that they can live as a peaceful, safe whole & complete human being.

Pranami Sarmah
Assistant Manager, Guwahati

Pranami, voluntarily and professionally, has been involved in the area of mental wellness for three years. As she hails from psychology background, her interest is deeply rooted in this field. She has also worked as a counselor in a rehabilitation centre for two years. She loves music, art, and believes that they have the greates power to bring peace within us. Everything we need- our courage , strength ,compassion and love,is already within us, we just have to make ourselves aware of it, says Pranami.

Aishani Shah

Aishani Shah
Sr. Practitioner
Dance Movement Therapy
Integrative Restoration – I Rest practice

Aishani Shah’s expertise lies in using Dancing Movement Therapy for increasing self-awareness, self-esteem and personal autonomy, managing feelings and coping with the situation and handling it in a positive manner. She came from a big fat demanding career in a corporate. After toiling for seventeen years, she decided to quit and joined the Dance Movement Therapy course. During the course, she rediscovered her true self and how important it is to be happy within you in order to spread happiness.

Komal Ratanpal
Dance Movement Therapy Sr. Practitioner

Komal is a qualified Dance Movement therapeutic practitioner from Tata institute of Social Sciences,which is in collaboration with Kolkata Sanved. She has been practicing for 3 years now and is extremely passionate about each project she takes up. Dance Movement Therapy helped Komal understand her authenticity and rediscover her inner self. She understands the scope and benefit of Dance Movement Therapy and aims to reach out to as many people as possible.

Sharmishtha Basu

Sharmishtha Basu
Graded Vocal Artist

Sharmishtha is a professional singer and a voice trainer. Using Indian classical music and meditation as her tools, she condcuts sessions based on the belief that sound has a great healing power. With her singing skills, voice and empathy, she has touched many lives and just like a continuous learner, she is trying to develop her repertoire in the therapeutic space even further.

Charvi Budhdeo
Dance Movement Therapy Practioner

Since the age of 6, dancing has always been very integral in her life. It always moved her on a very deep level, it educated and it chiselled her into the person she is. The joy she reaped from movement, was something she always wanted to spread and share. She finally took the step of pursuing Dance Movement Therapy & every single session gives her more purpose and fuels the dream to keep on going.

Akshara Ayyar

Akshara Ayyar
Consultant

Akshara has been an enthusiast of the performing arts since her childhood. She is an alumnus of AIESEC, a global student organization, and Teach For India. She closely works with the Artscape team as a consultant.

Sejal Bhatt Paleja
Therapeutic Practitioner

Sejal is a therapeutic practitioner certified by the Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) in Dance Movement Therapy and holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration. She has over 8 years of experience in the social sector doing voluntary work. She has also been an Instructor with Shiamak’s Victory Arts Foundation for 7 years training students in Dance As Therapy and helped them put up enthralling performances. She has performed with The Shiamak Group for many shows and awards.

Vaishali Tare

Vaishali Tare
Reiki master and healer

She is also a disciple of Guru Krishnananda and practices Light Channeling. She works with a wide ranging age group.