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.
She is an active member of International Dance Council (at UNESCO). Her efforts to educate children on culture and history using dance as a medium has received wide recognition. She is a two-time winner of the prestigious Knight Foundation Arts Challenge award, HistoryMiami museum resident artist, multiple grant recipient from local Government organizations including Broward Cultural Council, a national reviewer for Young Arts Foundation 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, HistoryMiami museum and Miami Children’s Museum to name a few. She has several full-length productions to her credit such as, “Lilavati – The Intersection of Dance and Mathematics”, "Anvita – an adaptation of Sleeping Beauty in Indian Classical dances" "SURYA - The Eternal Rhythm", "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" and the “Evolution of Indian dances “.
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.