Natasha Bakht has trained in bharatanatyam under Menaka Thakkar of Toronto for over twenty years. With the Menaka Thakkar Dance Company she has toured primarily classical repertoire through North America, Europe and Asia. Since 1990, she has worked with Canadian contemporary choreographers Joan Phillips, Roger Sinha and Robert Desrosiers in a variety of festivals including, the Canada Dance Festival, the Dancing on the Edge Festival and fFida. Natasha danced with the Shobana Jeyasingh Dance Company in London, England for three seasons. In England she also worked with British choreographers Laurie Booth and Wayne McGregor’s Random Dance Company. Her own choreography includes three solos created for herself including Obiter Dictum which was nominated for a 2003 Dora Mavor Moore Award for Outstanding New Choreography.