Ranjana Warier was introduced to Indian Classical dances at the age of six. She got her training in Bharathanatyam and Mohiniyaattam from Kalamandalam Devaki and Kalamandalam Indira and had the opportunity to perform under the guidance of her gurus at several festivals over the years.
She has been an active performer/choreographer at several charity events in United States. Her efforts to educate children on culture and history using dance as a medium has received wide recognition. She is a Knight Foundation Arts Challenge winner for 2012 and 2014, HistoryMiami museum resident artist for 2016 Fall, multiple grant recipient from local Government organizations including Broward Cultural Council and a routine presenter at various libraries, universities and museums promoting Indian art forms and culture.
Her choreography work was commissioned by several institutions including Florida Grand Opera, Town of Davie, Miami Book Fair, Young at Art Museum and Miami Children’s Museum to offer educational programs for children. Her productions such as, "Dances of India", "Symbolisms behind Festivals of India", "Pancha Nidhi – The Enigma of Five", "Once Upon a Time – An adaptation of western fairy tales through Indian dances", "Bharatanatyam to Bollywood", “Evolution of Indian dances“, "Anvita – an adaptation of Sleeping Beauty in Indian Classical dances" and "SURYA - The Eternal Rhythm" were huge successes.
Ranjana has an Engineering degree and a Master’s degree in Computer Science. She was a nationally seeded chess player and has won several prestigious tournaments. She is currently working in the field of Cyber Security. She is the artistic director of “Rhythms School of Dance” in South Florida; which offers certified degree courses in Indian Classical dances.