Robin Gilbert and Carlos Fittante in "Tigerlily and the Dragonfly". Photo: Julie Lemberger

Artist Spotlight: Nani Devi

Nani Devi, BALAM Dance Theatre's Resident Balinese Artist, teaches classical Balinese dance lessons for the company, as well as those from the Indonesian islands of Sumatra, Java, Borneo and Sulawesi.   Born in Bali, Indonesia, Ms. Devi began dancing at the early age of ten in the village of Tabanan. 

Nani Devi. Photo Credit: Julie Lemberger
Noted for dancing with a natural grace and  sweet expression, she was selected by the  Indonesian government to perform in the  palaces of Bali for visiting heads of  state.  She has performed in Russia, Japan,  China, Thailand, the Philippines, and the  United States among others.  Look for  announcements about her  upcoming  master classes that will be open  to the  public.