Jin Won

Tabla

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.

Jin Won