Pintu Das(Kolkata,India) is a young Contemporary Dancer and Choreographer from Kolkata (India). He started his career with street forms and cinematic dance. After that he trained in Bharat Natyam and completed his Graduation in the same from RabindraBharati University, Kolkata in 2010. He also trained in Contemporary dance from Sapphire Creations Dance Company and became a repertory member of Sapphire Creations Dance Company in 2009. He has trained in mind-body centering and improvisation under Michel Casanovas from France. He has an organic approach to the inherent energy of the body and has been exploring this through his experience with various choreographers from various countries.He has Completed Animal Flow L1 Under Global Bodyweight Training/ Animal Flow (2020).
Performed Cha Wala (2019) at Odd Step Dance Festival in Delhi and at Dance Bridges Festival in Kolkata, Work in Progress Cha Wala (2018) - Chosen for Prakriti Excellence in Contemporary Dance Awards, Chennai, India. In 2013, He showcased his first choreography ASPIRATION at Prayana dance festival organized by Attakkalari Centre for Movement Arts, Bangalore in association with Goethe – Institute/ Max Mueller Bhavan, Kolkata. He has choreographed 4 more pieces- CHAIR-(solo), HIJIBIJI-Emotions of Childhood (Ensemble), Phantom of the Opera- An Inspiration and Chiasmas.
With Sapphire he has represented India at the North American Bengal Conference in Baltimore, USA 2019, Spirit of Dance festival at Astana, Kazakhstan in 2018, Four city tour of Indonesia organised by ICCR IN 2018, Seattle International Dance, Festival in Seattle, USA 2017, performed at the North American Bengal Conference in San Francisco, USA 2017, performed in EKOTOPIE KULTURY festival at KATOWICE in POLAND 2016, performed at Indian Cultural Centre at Kathmandu in Nepal on the occasion of World Dance Day 2016, performed in Malaysian International Arts Village in 2014, performed at Russian Language Centre organized by Tagore Association, Singapore 2014, Performed at KaushikSen’sMacbeth at Shilpakala Academy, National festival, Bangladesh 2013, Special performance of Bali Dance Concert, Indonesia 2013, Rituranga in Bangladesh Dance Festival 2011, performed at North American Bengal Conference in New Jersey,USA 2010.