Arts Education

Gaitrie is a Teaching Artist with Young Audiences of Western New York and is leading the way in South Asian arts programming for schools across the area. She has worked with over 200+ schools through assemblies, residencies, and after-school programs. Gaitrie incorporates language, geography, mathematics, and social-emotional learning into her lesson plans, students of all grade levels walk away with a new appreciation for the dance form, culture, and more awareness of their bodies and minds. In large-scale assemblies, the performance troupe joins her and they host an interactive dance performance for students to engage, learn and explore Indian Dance.