parents, extremely fond of Indian Classical
Dance wanted her to learn classical
dances along with her academics. So her
formal dance training began at 4 in four
forms of classical dances. Feeling an
urge to pursue Manipuri Dance, she
specialized in Manipuri initially under Sri Khelendra Mukherjee, and then under Smt.
Priti Patel and Sruti Banerjee since 1990.
In Manipur, Baisali has learnt under
Padmasree Ojha Th. Babu Singh, Ima
Thoranisabi Devi, Sri Lokendrajit Singh and
Smt. A. Lakshmi Devi. Baisali learnt
Thang-ta (Martial Art of Manipur) under N.
Rihini Chandra and P. Henry Meitei.
After Completing Master
Degree in English literature from Calcutta
University Baisali dedicated herself to practice
this art form in all possible ways.
Received “Junior Fellowship” for research
work in Manipuri Dance in 2000 and
“Scholarship to young workers in Different
Cultural Fields” in 1994, both awarded by
Ministry of Human Resource Development,
Govt. of India. “A-Grade” artiste of
Doordarshan Kendra, External Examiner of
Rabindra Bharati University, empanelled with
ICCR and EZCC.
Performance of Note:
Performances since 2002: Baisali
performs as (a) Solo artiste and (b) with
her group CHALORMI.
programme for DIRECTORATE OF COMMERCE &INDUSTRIES,GOVERNMENT OF MANIPUR.
celebration of DOORDARSHAN
KENDRA(PRASAR BHARATI)New Delhi.
Konark Dance & Music Festival.
National Programme of Dance,
Uday Shankar Dance Festival organized
by Govt. of West Bengal & WBDGF.
Paradwip Port Trust
performances at a)
National Dance Festival. b) Nritya Bharati Festival in Hyderabad
Conference of Statistics Dept. Viswa Bharati University, Santiniketan.
Khariar Mahotsav in Orissa
Kharavela National Dance Festival.
Tourism Festival organized by Govt. of
Different Festivals organized by EZCC
Sriniketan Utsav organized by Viswa
Till 2001: Performed extensively in India
Days of Indian Culture in Russia
International Dance Festival in Poland
Hanover Expo in Germany
Manipuri Dance in Dhaka
Independence Day Celebration in Nepal
Khajuraho Dance Festival
Ladakh Festival by NZCC
Nahagi Jagoi in Manipur
Swarn Nritya Pratibha, Organised by
Sageet Natak Akademy.
- organised by SPICMACAY in Chennai.