Diya Naidu – dancer
Diya Naidu has been a repertory member of Attakkalari, one of India’s pioneer contemporary dance companies for nearly eight years. Her training has included Indian martial art, classical Indian dance, yoga and contemporary dance. Naidu has worked as a choreographer and independent artist since 2014 and has created several international shows, in particular during artist residencies supported by Pro Helvetia – Swiss Arts Council and the Goethe Institut. She has recently created work around gender, intimacy and the perception of age and class in her native India. Naidu has performed for Cie Gilles Jobin in VR_I (2017), Magic Window (2019), Dance Trail (2020) and La Comédie Virtuelle (2020).