Gaitrie Subryan is a Choreographer, Performer, Dance Teacher, and Yoga Instructor based in Buffalo, NY. She was born in Guyana, South American and raised in The Bronx. Although she did not have a traditional studio upbringing, she loves all forms of dance and movement, Gaitrie has a background in Kathak an Indian Classical dance from North India, she has trained in Folk dance; Garba, Bhangra and Semi-Classical dance. Gaitrie is the Artistic Director and Choreographer of Devi Bollywood Performing Arts. She has produced multiple shows in the Western New York Area. Her most recent production “Find Your Beat” premiered at 710 Shea’s, this production was funded by Arts Services Inc., NYSCA and Creatives Rebuild New York. In 2024, the company will tour this production around WNY, Gaitrie is hoping to share this story of the Indo-Caribbean people to individuals from all backgrounds. In 2022, Gaitrie produced and directed a short film funded by NYSCA titled “Speak Up, Speak Out”.
Gaitrie has continued her dance training focusing on Kathak, a north Indian Classical Dance under Jayeeta Dutt, she has a performance troupe that performs at events, shows, and festivals, and she teaches kids and adults dance classes at her studio which she opened in January of 2023.
Gaitrie is a “SPARK” award recipient by Art Services Inc., she is also an “IGNITE” Awardee honoree by the Women’s Business Center at Canisius College. She is a Creatives Rebuild New York awardee, she has also received funding from the Arts Services Initiative, Empire State Create Grant, Danceforce Recipient funded by “Pick of the Crop”, and NYC Arts in Education and a NYSCA Grantee for 2024.
Her goal is to share her passion of storytelling and dance with those around her while keeping true to her upbringing and roots.