Ashwini Ramaswamy has studied Bharatanatyam with Ragamala Dance’s Artistic Directors Ranee Ramaswamy and Aparna Ramaswamy—her mother and sister—since the age of five and has toured extensively with Ragamala, performing throughout the U.S. and in Russia, Taiwan, Indonesia, Japan, the U.K, and India. Ashwini is a 2011 recipient of a Minnesota State Arts Board Artist Initiative Grant for Dance and was recently accepted for one-on-one study with Bharatanatyam master Alarmel Valli. Ashwini is Ragamala’s Director of Publicity & Marketing and also works as a freelance publicist for the publishing company The Penguin Group in New York. She holds a degree in English Literature from Carleton College.
Company Dancer & Director of Publicity and Marketing, Ragamala Dance