Born in Mexico City, Gitanjali’s background is in theatre and voice. Highlights include a six-year stint performing as an aerialist, actor, and dancer in ARRA Montréal’s award-winning ‘Ulalena on Maui, attending l’École Internationale de Jacques Lecoq in Paris, and recording and performing internationally as a vocalist with jazz saxophonist/composer Matana Roberts. Montreal credits include Othello (Segal Centre), The Bacchae and Medea (Scapegoat Carnivale Theatre), and singing with Roma Carnivale (Montreal Jazz Festival). She recently co-created Alicuanta – a staged song cycle which recounts the legacy of her great grandfather. Premiered at the Salle Gesù, Alicuanta was remounted at Aluna Theatre’s Panamerican Routes Festival in Toronto in 2014. The record was released last November.