She is an evaluated artiste of Doordarshan and is an empanelled craftsman of the Indian Council for Cultural Relations. Sushmita has resuscitated the Katha Shaili of Kathak under the capable direction of Padma Vibhushan Pandit Birju Maharaj. She was included in Swarthmore College educator Pallibi Chakrevorty’s book, “Chimes of Change” for her commitment to Kathak and Indian old style dance.
Sushmita graduated with a four year certification in English writing from Loreto College in Kolkata. She likewise proceeded to accept her graduate degree in English writing from Calcutta University.
Sushmita has acted in significant celebrations all over India and the world. She was welcomed by UNESCO to introduce her choreographic works in Tokyo in 2007. She had visited Japan already in 1992 – 1993 to introduce Kathak in its unique extravagance and complex structure. Sushmita has acted in other worldwide social scenes, for example,
Rietburg Museum, Zürich
Ubersee Museum, Bremen
Belgrade Television, Belgrade
Vasanta Utsav, Erstwhile U.S.S.R
Windows of the world, Beijing
Celebration of India, Bangkok
Nehru Center, London
I.C.C.R Tours, Muscat
Ramayana Conference, Trinidad and Tobago
U.C. Berkeley and UCLA, Berkeley and Los Angeles
Kansas State University, Manhattan
Ramayan Conference, Durban
Bali Arts Festival, Bali
Sushmita Banerjee’s gurukul in Kolkata invites understudies from various areas of the planet like U.S.A, Germany, Kuwait, Switzerland, Russia, Spain and Holland. Sushmita alongside her understudies from Geneva’s Ateliers d’ Ethnomusicologie have organized a few creations in Geneva and Kerala. Sushmita as of late began The Kerala Gharana, a stage for picking up, instructing and sharing of Indian dance and culture. Sushmita is additionally firmly connected with social association, SPICMACAY. She leads studios around India in instructive organizations like schools and colleges. Her relationship with SPICMACAY has empowered her to work with gifted kids from all around India.
Awards and Honours
Sushmita Banerjee has been regarded with
Emeritus Fellowship – Ministry of Culture and Human Resources, Government of India
Sringarmani Award – Sur Sringar Sansad, Mumbai
Arya Natya Samaj – West Bengal
Nritya Sadhana Puraskar – Akhil Bharatiya Sanskrutik Sangh, Pune