She is trained in various Indian classical dances like Bharatnatyam, Kathak, Indian Folk dances along with Jazz, Contemporary, Hiphop, and gymnastics. Her choreographies are tailored to your particular event with never seen before fusions that attract both Desi and Videshi guests! Swarali is a Dance India Dance finalist (Asia's biggest dance reality show) and worked as a choreographer for Bollywood movies for several years! She recently performed a solo with A.R.Rahman at IIFA awards, with Riz Ahmed on the Stephen Colbert Show and assisted for the upcoming Broadway musical - Monsoon Wedding with Mira Nair and Vishal Bharadwaj.
Price Range: Contact for rates
Gig Length: 10 - 30 minutes
Languages: English, Hindi, Marathi
What to Expect
The number of performances varies depending on the kind of event and the requirement of the client. Each performance will be 4 - 5 mins in length and a combination of multiple songs. Songs are high energy, relevant and engaging that keep the audience excited and thrilled! Costumes are spectacular and elegantly crafted.
Depending on the event, clients can also expect crowd interactive pieces, for instance, teaching a short dance and getting everyone to join. - Works best for sangeet or kids birthday parties.
Swarali is originally from India and moved to NYC in August 2014 to obtain her masters in Dance/Movement Therapy.
She started her dance training at the age of 6 in traditional Indian dance styles and soon traveled the country for dance productions. She extended her training to western dance forms and was the youngest dance instructor at Shiamak Davar's - biggest jazz dance school in India. She won many Nationally/Internationally televised Dance reality shows. She was the only female finalist on Asia's Biggest Dance Reality show –– Dance India Dance 4. Swarali continued her work as a mentor for DID Little Masters Season 3, creative consultant for multiple reality shows, assistant choreographer for Bollywood movies and performed with Salman Khan, Hrithik Roshan, Priyanka Chopra, and others!
After moving to the US, Swarali choreographed/performed for Hypokrit Theatre company’s ‘Romeo and Juliet' and the internationally touring Bollywood dance spectacular, 'Mystic India'. She worked on Mirabai Production’s upcoming Broadway musical, ‘Monsoon Wedding’ as an associate choreographer to Akram Khan. She co-created the creatively acclaimed off-broadway ballet, ‘Devdas’. Swarali also performed at prestigious dance festivals like Jacob's Pillow, New York Live Arts Festival, and a solo with the Oscar-winning music director A.R.Rahman at IIFA awards (Bollywood Oscars). Swarali performed on 'The Late Show with Stephen Colbert' alongside Riz Ahmed and The Swetshop Boys. She recently graduated with a diploma from New York Foundation for Arts and will be presenting at New York Public Library.
Swarali strongly believes in the statement, 'I dance therefore I am' and is determined to share her passion with anyone who would explore the power of movement with her.
Additional Booking Notes
I carry my own music since the songs are all edited a certain way. The music can be emailed to the DJ or accessible on my iPod/laptop. Clients are requested to provide a sound system with a Bluetooth connection or an aux cord.
In case of sangeet choreographies, the song edits along with practice videos will be sent to the clients to practice.
Past Booked Events
|November 10, 2017 • 2:30pm - 2:45pm||Campus Event|
Song lists change depending on the event and latest hits. I try and keep my music selection current and relevant unless required otherwise
Yeh mera dil pyaar ka deewana
Laila mein Laila
Cheez Badi Hai
Shape of you Classical
Badri ki Dulhaniya
Dil Toh Bachcha
Mo rang do laal
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