Dancers Choice Award
For 12 years, the annual Dancers Choice Award has been awarded to an individual or organization working in the Bay Area Dance community that impact dance– behind the scenes, in the classroom or on the stage.
2019 Awardee – Sangam Arts
Founded in 2013, Sangam Arts provides an innovative platform for artists from diverse backgrounds to come together to collaborate and co-create world-class music and dance performances. Using a wide range of cultural and artistic expressions from Folklorico and Tap to Kathak and Hula, Sangam’s presentations are curated to help us recognize our common humanity while celebrating our vibrant diversity.
Led by Usha Srinivasan and Priya Das, Mosaic Silicon Valley is Sangam’s flagship initiative focused on strengthening diverse communities through multicultural collaborative arts. Since 2016, it has brought together over 200 artists from 25 unique artistic traditions and reached an audience of over 5000.