Ranjana Dave is an Odissi dancer and dance writer. She runs Dance Dialogues, a platform that connects dancers and dance enthusiasts to provocative and multi-disciplinary ideas, individuals and institutions. Her research interests include dance video and love poetry, and she is open to engaging with them through performance. She thinks socks are awesome. In her free time, she likes to hula hoop and try to do handstands and cartwheels.