Ritesh Das – Artistic Director and Composer

Ritesh Das has been teaching tabla for over thirty years. He has trained for most of his life under the great gurus Pandit Shankar Ghosh, Ustad Zakir Hussain, and is currently a disciple of Pandit Swapan Chaudhuri. His father was the great dance teacher Nrittacharya Prohlad Das, and his brother is the late Pandit Chitresh Das, a legend in the north Indian classical dance Kathak. Ritesh Das teaches intermediate and senior students downtown Toronto, Mississauga and Scarborough, and is the lead of all Youth and Main Ensemble rehearsals.