Amna Mawaz Khan


Amna Mawaz is a choreographer and dancer from Islamabad, Pakistan, trained in Bharatanatyam by Indu Mitha.
Amna performances

Amna Mawaz Khan began her training in at the age of 11 years under the dance legend Indu Mitha. With an emphasis on Bharatanatyam, she has also learnt and explored Kathak, Uday Shankar and Pakistani folk dances.

From 2016 to 2018, Amna was appointed head choreographer and dance instructor of the permanent dance ensemble, the National Performing Arts Group, at the Pakistan National Council of Arts. During this time, she choreographed 3 dance pieces, Barzakh, Situation 101 and Mehergarh with the group ranging from 13 to 22 dancers.

In 2016, Amna attended a short course in choreology and choreography from Trinity Laban Conservatoire in Greenwich, England. She has performed and given workshops across Pakistan as well as in China, America, India, Switzerland and the United Kingdom.

Amna is a part of the Awami Workers Party, founding member of both Women Democratic Front and Laal Hartaal. She is active in and has organized movements for housing rights, and works on the women's movement, environmental issues, students, peasants, transgenders, and persecuted religious and ethnic groups.

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