Living in Minnesota since 1971, Rita is a renowned and accomplished dancer. She is one of the founding members of the BAM and also the founder and the artistic director of Minneapolis based Katha Dance Theatre. She is driven to promote the rich cultural values to our growing community.
Since moving to Minnesota recently, Joydeep has been a very active member of the Bengali community. He is passionate about Theater as well as to make the community culturally prolific.
Arnab has been involved with Bengali community events for the last several years and has been instrumental in seeing the BAM events through. He enjoys singing and has been a regular in the BAM cultural events.
What motivates Koel is good quality collaborative work that reflects inclusivity and creates a sense of belonging and a shared pride in the work. She is a long-term member of the community with a passion for multiple art forms.
Tapan is a veteran of the community. An experienced manager and a person with scientific bend, he would like to see BAM to be a resource for the Indian community for culture and information.
Articulate and energetic, Soma strives to create an inclusive and supporting environment for the community where the diversity of thoughts and being can thrive. She has lived in Minnesota for over 25 years!
Long time member of the community, Jyotirmoy is a career technocrat and an artist at heart. He is eager to give back and see the community more inclusive, tolerant and caring.