Praised by the NY Times as "an exuberant dancer whose musicality
transform[s] her dancing into something primal."
Dancer and percussionist Jin Won is a one-of-a-kind artist in Indian
performing arts who explores the sonic and visual possibilities of rhythm
through dance and music.
An accomplished tabla player and Kathak dancer of South Korean origin,
she spent over 15 years in India training in Indian classical percussion
and dance under Pandit Divyang Vakil and Shrimati Shubha Desai,
respectively. As artistic director of Pradhanica Dance and Music
Company, Jin has created, choreographed, and starred in various
ensembles that have performed in esteemed venues across North America
and taught master classes and workshops in many arts institutes. She is a
faculty at Taalim School of Indian Music, NJ, teaching Tabla and Kathak
for over ten years.