Rajuli Khetarpal


My objective is to work in an environment that will stimulate me creatively and will integrate into my total being.  I flourish in an atmosphere that utilizes my artistic abilities, passions, and people skills.  I would like to be part of an organization that allows to share my love for the arts and art history.

Fine and Practical Artistic Skills and Training:

Dance: Belly Dance: studying 15 years.  Indian Folk dance: performing 16 years. Pro Hula Hoop: studying 6 years
Music: opera, musical theater, composition, choral singing, spiritual vocalization.
Visual Arts: Event planning, costume design, installation, jewelry design, floral design, drawing, painting, photography, interior design, wood burning, glass work.
Healing Arts: MA Massage Therapy Licensed 2013, Prenatal Certified, Lomi Lomi Certified Reiki I Certified



Massachusetts College of Art and Design
Degree: BFA with Distinction from the Studio For Interrelated Media
Event Production/ Dance and Movement

Cortiva Insitute~Massage Therapist License 2013
Mass Bay Community College~ Interior Design
Worcester State College~ Art/ Music/ Women’s Studies
The Boston Conservatory of Music~ Opera Performance
The Brimmer and May School~ Degree: High School Diploma



South Bend Museum of Art Spring South Bend IN 2015
Big Sur Spirit Garden Big Sur CA 2011


Work Experience:

Self Employed Belly Dancer, Instructor and Licensed Massage Therapist

2014 Silk and Stone Henna Salon
Receptionist and Marketing Manager
(503) 342-6859

2012-2014 Studio Dance Center for Adults
                                                                                       Belly dance instructor                                                                                          
(617) 879-2732

2014 Commonwealth Massage 
licensed Massage Therapist
(857) 284-6363

2009- 2013 Tangierino & Koullshi
Belly Dance Performer 
Charlestown, Ma
(617) 242-6009

2011 King Richards Faire
Belly Dance for the band Harfn/ Cu Dubh
Carver, Ma
(508) 866-5391

2003- 05 The Charles Playhouse
House Manager of the Production “Shear Madness”
Boston, Ma
Lenny at the box office (617) 426-5225

Performance/ Event List:

Events: Produced and Performed:
Confession, Club Saint, Boston MA 2010
Immaculate Portal, Out of the Blue Too Gallery Cambridge, MA 2015


Collaborative Troupe Work:

Johara Snake Dance Theatre 2008
Black Butterfly Dance Company (Founder) 2010-11
Vadalna Tribal Dance Company 2012
Lunaris Dance Company 2012-2013
AvaniSuta (Founder) Present


Music Act Collaboration:
Honey Circuit, Bent Knee, Lenkadu, Cu Dubh , Of the Sun, Sound Shaman, Copal, The Klezwoods

MassArt Performances:
Candle dance, 2008
Silk, w/sitar by Mat Serpico 2008
Kai Zhal O Vurdon Vurma Mekela ( where the wagon goes a trail is left) SIMCircus, 2009
Invoke, 2010
Woman We Could Blame, 2010


ShriRajuli AvaniNatyam:

Dark Waves, Chaple of Sacred Mirrors CoSM, NY 2010
Confession Saint Boston, MA 2010

Sindoor, Black Butterfly Dance Company  Sacred World Independence Day (S.W.I.D) 2010
Revival: Benefit for the Vadalna Dance Studio 2010

Warrior, Arisia SiFi Convention Geeky Belly Dance Show Boston, MA 2011

Go With the Earth, Black Butterfly Dance Company Wake up the Earth Jamaica Plain, MA 2011
Tribal Fest Sebastopol, CA 2011

Golden Suns, Amnesia The Lucky Road Show San Francisco, CA 2011
Dreams of India Cambridge, MA 2011

Dissolving Eye (Solo), Belly Dance Super Stars Club Belly Dance,  Arlington MA 2012
Temple Boston MA, 2012
Org: Intoxication 2012

Dissolving Eye (Group Choreography), Tribal Fest Sebastopol, CA 2012

Blue Lotus AvaniNatyam (Solo), Coleena Shakti Showcase 2012

Blue Lotus AvaniSuta (Group Choreography), Shakti Fundraiser education in India 2012

Dark Twelve, New York Faire Festival, NY 2012
Honey Circuit Cd Release Party Boston, MA 2012

Siren, Metamorphosis Western MA 2012

Sweet Devil, Red Tail Artist Loft Boston, MA 2013
Loose Stockings Hafli! Madame Onca O’leary in Boston 2013

Nicola, Rising Appalachia Western MA 2013
Johnny D’s Somerville, MA 2014

Lunaris, Demons and Deities Masque CoSM, NY 2013
Anima/Animus Masque Salem, MA 2013
Xmortis TT the Bear's Cambridge, MA 2013
Happinin Hafla Portland, ME 2014

Melting, NagaSita Winter Solstice Showcase Portland, OR 2014

Of the Sun, First Night Boston Boston, MA 2015

Spiral Prayer, Cafe Raqs, Somerville, MA 2015
Allure Allston, MA 2015

Immaculate Portal, Out of the Blue Too Gallery Cambridge, MA 2015



Magic and Enchantment Room of Leaves, MassArt,  2010
Tributa Stone Labyrinth, Stone Soup Festival Western MA,  2012
Shrin at Agewood Festival ME, 2015
Immaculate Portal Altar, Out of the blue Too Gallery, MA 2015