East Indian Folk Dance
TerriAnne Gutierrez studied all forms of Indian dance during the 25 years her family lived in Bangalore, India. She spent many years studying the classical Indian dance form, Kahtak from world renowned instructors, Cliff and Betty Jones in Sonoma County California where she was honored to be a part of their professional performing dance company for seven years.
TerriAnne has brought her love of Indian dance to children by teaching in many Bay Area public schools, festivals and camps. She established Sirens Studio in 2001 as a space to create, produce, present, and teach; multicultural dance, theater, and music, engaging a diverse group of Sonoma County and Bay Area artists, audiences, and students. Many racially mixed, and culturally specific ensembles consider Sirens Studio & Theater their artistic home, creating a thriving inter-generational community.