Mayuri Upadhya is a choreographer, an educationist, and a creative entrepreneur with a career extending beyond the conventional dance network. Her two-decade-long journey is marked by a balanced mix of efforts towards visual interpretations, cultural sensitivity, and capacity-building for future generations. Mayuri has won the International Competition of haChoreography for Asian Dance Productions (South Korea) and received accolades such as the Broadway World Best Choreographer Award for the epic musical Mughal-e-Azam. Her vision is to make dance a sustainable industry in India, which she believes, when woven with innovation, has the potential to reach all segments of society. She currently heads the Bangalore-based premier dance organisation, Nritarutya. Mayuri Upadhya curated Dance at Serendipity Arts Festival 2019 and 2022. She was also the Lead Choreographer for The Great Indian Musical- produced by and for Nita Mukesh Ambani Cultural Centre.