“Khoj” Usha Gupta Entourage
Over the past three decades Usha Gupta worked tirelessly as an artist, teacher, mentor, choreographer, fundraiser, community advocate, and peer supporter. She has greatly influenced the dance community and beyond and is well respected and cherished artist in the Edmonton dance community.
In 2016, Usha was inducted into the Edmonton Arts & Culture Hall of Fame and have received many awards locally and abroad. Her positive energy brings people together through artistic innovation, quality and humanity. She is known as an ambassador of cultural diversity in Edmonton and Canada.
Alongside her professional endeavors, Usha can be found volunteering her talents and skills at local festivals and arts celebrations, at hospitals, on national Steering Committees and arts juries, and much, much more. Usha is a member of the Alberta Dance Alliance, the Edmonton Raga-Mala Music Society, the Edmonton Folk Arts Council, the Edmonton Arts Council, the Canadian Conference for the Arts, and the Celebration of Women in the Arts.