Faculty Vice Chair
Pushkala Gopal obtained her BA Honours degree in Mathematics and economics.. She was awarded a postgraduate diploma in Bharatanatyam in 1977 by the Ministry of Education, India. In 1983, Pushkala was awarded the British council Fellowship and spent a year at Trent Park studying western techniques of theatre, dance and education. She has pioneered several education projects nationally. She has also choreographed in the dance drama genre, working with a range of internationally acclaimed artistes. Pushkala is unique in her versatility as a Natya artiste as she is a holistic performer. She has taught dance at Middlesex University and music on the Bhavan Trinity music degree. Pushkala is an FTCL in music and Senior monitoring examiner of the Classical Indian dance faculty of the ISTD.