Roger Sinha

Roger Sinha

Roger Sinha is a charismatic choreographer and dancer, and the artistic director of Sinha Danse which he founded in 1991. Recognized as one of Canada's contemporary dance pioneers inspired by non-western cultural practices, he creates distinctive and original works.

Born in London, of Indian and Armenian parents, his mixed heritage and experiences of racism became central themes in his choreography toured throughout Canada and overseas, like the critically acclaimed Burning Skin. Over the course of his 30-year career, he has received numerous awards, including the 2018 Charles-Biddle Award, and the 2016 Cultural Diversity Prize in Dance (Prix de la danse de Montréal).

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Contributions

Vol. 8, No. 4
Burning SkinBy Phil Roberts
Roger Sinha's personal vocabulary of movement.
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