Natya Leela’s Founder & Artistic Director Subashini Ganesan choreographs to express the universal emotional depths present in her form, Bharathanatyam (South Indian Classical Dance). Two time recipient of the Regional Arts & Culture Council Individual Projects Grant, her works have been showcased at local & regional festivals including Ten Tiny Dances, NW Folk Life Festival, & the Salem Library’s “World of Music.” As the Director of Studio [email protected], in SE Portland, she founded N.E.W. (New Expressive Works),  an Artist in Residency Program. Ganesan also serves on RACC’s Right Brain Initiative Board (Operating Committee).