Shahrzad Khorsandi

Shahrzad Khorsandi is an Iranian-born dancer and choreographer residing in California. She has always been passionate about dance, studied Modern Dance and Performance Art at CalArts, and holds a BA in Dance, and an MA in Creative Arts from SFSU. Shahrzad has drawn upon her experience in Iranian culture, and her formal dance training, to create a dance vocabulary and pedagogy for Iranian dance. She is the artistic director of Shahrzad Dance Company, the author of the book, The Art of Persian Dance, and a member of an international research team, studying the effects of dance on the brain.

Jun 28, 2022
Moving Across Cultures: Transmitting cultural knowledge through movement language