Piya Chandra Sorcar is the Dance Director
and Choreographer for Manick Sorcar Productions. She has performed
with members of her 50-person dance troupe throughout the United
States, Canada, and India.
Ms. Sorcar is formally trained in ballet, jazz, modern and numerous
Indian dance styles and has been performing and choreographing
for over fifteen years. She has devoted much of her time to the
production of fundraising performances for charities and non-profits
around the United States.
Ms. Sorcar has been nominated for a Regional Emmy Award
for acting in the lead role in "Deepa & Rupa - A
Fairy Tale From India". The film was the winner of a
number of international awards, including the Gold Plaque
at the Chicago International Film and Television Festival.
At the New York International Film and Television Festival,
it won the Silver and Bronze medals, over Children's Workshop's
Sesame Street and Hanna Barbara's The Greatest Adventure.