Dana Roy is an actor, singer, performer, and producer. For the last twenty years, she has been bridging work within performing arts group globally and collaborations with various schools in Kolkata. She is a graduate of the strategic theatre management programme by India Theatre Forum and India Foundation for the arts, as well as a Next Generation alumna of ASSITEJ.
She also teaches drama and music at Mahadevi Birla World Academy and is part of the Lai-Roy directorial team that creates major school musicals in Kolkata schools. She is co-founder of the Pickle Factory Dance Foundation, a hub for dance practice and discourse in Kolkata and is the production manager for most Pickle Factory events.
Her primary aim has been creating opportunities of discovery for young audiences through workshops, performances by and for children, and by curating arts outreach programmes. Dana curated Spaces for Community at Behala Nutan Dal as part of #TakeTheCityKolkata Pickle Factory Season 3.