Kankana Singh, the daughter of Sri Kunjo Singh and Smt. Mira Singh, has trained in Manipuri dance for more than 20 years. She is the grand daughter of the legendary couple Guru Sri Bipin Singh and Guru Smt. Kalavati Devi.
Currently she is the creative director of Nartanangan. And also one of the senior most students of Manipuri Nartanalaya. She is undergoing advanced training under Guru Kalavati Devi and her daughter Smt. Bimbavati Devi. She has completed her postgraduation in Philosophy from Jadavpur University, Kolkata, West Bengal.
She has been a recipient of both Junior and Senior National Scholarships In Manipuri dance from CCRT and Ministry of Culture, New Delhi, respectively.
Her recent achievements include the Nalanda Nritya Nipuna award from Nalanda Dance Research Centre, Mumbai. Along with that, she has also participated in major prestigious festivals like
1. Uday Shankar Nrityotsav, Kolkata(2019),
2. Mukuram by Lasyakalpa Foundation, Hyderabad (2019),
3. Aarambh and Yuva Shastriya by The Raza Foundation, New Delhi (2018 & 2019),
4. Naatyanjali by UCPA, Hyderabad (2018),
5. Khajuraho Dance festival (2019),
6. Nakshatra Festival, NCPA, Mumbai (2018),
7. Dhauli-Kalinga Mahotsav (2016) and others.