A Czech/Nepalese dancer and media scholar, Sangita focuses on the intersections between technology and dance as they relate to questions of cultural continuity and globalization. She studied Bharata Natyam, Charya Nritya (Nepalese Dance), Kalaripayat (South Indian martial art) and contemporary dance techniques alongside her professional training at the LSE and MIT where she received the Council for the Arts Wiesner award for her work in dance and new media. Sangita belonged to the Boston-based Lasandhi Dance Theater, a dance group focused on addressing South Asian women’s issues, and was a guest choreographer for the Constanza Macras/DorkyPark production “Big in Bombay”, supported by the Berliner Festspiele/Spielzeit Europa, Schaubuehne am Lehniner Platz, and the Schauspielhaus Wien. Focusing on the transnational dimensions of Hindi film (Bollywood), she is a co-organizer of the annual Prague Bollywood Festival and was a member of the Post Natyam Collective. Sangita also holds a PhD. from the Department of World Arts and Cultures at the University of California, Los Angeles.