MAITRI

Artistic Director
Founder

3 words that best describe you

Dancer, Doer, Dreamer

Dancing for you is

Purpose of existence

A quote you live by

Never postpone joy

Life is

Gift to be cherished

3 things that bring a smile to your face

Bollywood, Travel, Dance

Maitri is the founder and artistic director of Bollywood Dance Studio & Bolly Active Fitness with more than 12 years of experiences as a Choreographer, Instructor and a Performing Artist. She has worked with highly celebrated choreographers and received her formal training at Shaimak Davar’s Institute of Performing Arts, Mumbai. She is also trained in Bharatnatyam; an Indian Classical Dance Form, Garba, Dandiya, Salsa, Ballroom Dancing, Hip Hop and Funk.

Her credits include, Bollywood Week at the Big Brother Show (Gold Coast), Brisbane International Film Festival, Spice Festival, Gold Coast International Film Festival, Gladrags MegaModel, Brisbane City Council, Brisbane Citizenship Ceremony ,William Street Festival and many more.

Dance is her first love and passion and she enjoys teaching and spreading her love for all things Bollywood.

KUSUM

Instructor
Performing Artist

3 words that best describe you

Simple, Friendly & Caring

Dancing for you is

Purpose of existence

A quote you live by

Never postpone joy

Life is

Gift to be cherished

3 things that bring a smile to your face

Bollywood, Travel, Dance

Kusum has been dancing and performing for over 15 years. She started dancing at the age of 8 by learning the Indian Classical dance form Bharathnatyam. Her passion for dancing continued while performing in various school & college events as well as family, & community programs.

Her experience includes Bollywood, Indian classical, folk dance and Salsa. She is also a certified Dietitian, working as a Weight loss consultant and a mother to a Rithi, who loves watching her mum dance.

Kusum loves Bollywood movies & songs and enjoys the happiness they bring to her. Bollywood dancing has been her passion and she is actively involved as a BDS dance instructor and performer.

HASH

Instructor
Brand Architect
Content Designer

3 words that best describe you

Friendly, Humble and Compassionate

Dancing for you is

is the closest thing to Magic!

A quote you live by

One of the best things in life, is seeing a smile on a person’s face, and knowing that you put it there

Life is

short, break the rules, forgive quickly, love truly, laugh uncontrollably, and never regret anything that made you smile!

3 things that bring a smile to your face

Travelling, Good Friendships and Family

Hashruti is someone who lives by ‘Never get so busy making a living that you forget to make a life.’ She enjoys dancing, performing & has been a part of our spectacular events like the William Street Festival, Bolly Glitz Annual Dance Recital 2015 & absolutely cherishes teaching our dance classes. She brings in a fresh and enthusiastic approach, but most of all a beautiful smile... which makes it a pleasure to work with her.

As the Brand Architect for Bollywood Dance Studio, Hashruti manages and constantly strives to upgrade the standard of our events. Her passion for creativity keeps her going. She is the creative guru behind the branding and promotion of our events. She enjoys content writing & has successfully drafted scripts for all our Annual Dance Concerts & also compered a few of our events.

After completing her Masters in Advertising (Creative Majors) at Queensland University of Technology, Hashruti worked on a short project at Austereo, Brisbane as an Events Co-ordinator. In search of greener pastures she relocated to Adelaide, and spent about 4 yrs in the lovely festival state, gaining some good experience within the private and the public sector. In her leisure time, she loves painting and cherishes creative writing.

RO

Instructor
Master Trainer

3 words that best describe you

PocketRocket, Firecracker & dynamic

Dancing for you is

Therapy

A quote you live by

This too shall pass

Life is

a journey

3 things that bring a smile to your face

Parents, Kids, Puppies

Ro is obsessed with Bolly dancing and absolutely loves teaching and spreading the love of Bollywood. She is trained in Sri Lankan traditional dancing called Kandian and has been performing various styles of dancing since the age of 4.

She is a Bolly Active Master Trainer and Content Creator along with being a qualified group fitness instructor. She enjoys teaching high energy Bolly Fitness classes & performing for BDS events.

Ro has completed her Bachelors in Marketing and Masters in International Business and International Commercial Law at UWA. She is a valuable asset to the team and we love having her on board.

SNEHA

Instructor
Performing Artist

3 words that best describe you

Humorous, Kind & Loving

Dancing for you is

my happy place

A quote you live by

Spread love as thick as your would Nutella

Life is

precious

3 things that bring a smile to your face

Dance, Rain, Chocolate

Sneha has always being in love with Bollywood dance and movies. Her passion for dancing started from the age of 8 and has taken part in various school functions and community functions.

Sneha has had experiences in Bollywood dance, classical Indian dance and folk dancing too but she enjoys watching all forms of dancing.

She specializes in teaching our kids and bubs dance classes. Kids absolutely love her energy and teaching style.

She has completed her Bachelor of Commerce majoring in accounting and business information system and is pursuing her chartered accounting now.

POORNIMA

Instructor
Performing Artist

3 words that best describe you

Humorous, Kind & Loving

Dancing for you is

my happy place

A quote you live by

Spread love as thick as your would Nutella

Life is

precious

3 things that bring a smile to your face

Dance, Rain, Chocolate

Poornima, AKA Nima is our Bollywood import straight from the glamorous world of Indian movies. Nima has worked in 150 Bollywood and regional Indian movies as a dancer and choreographer.

Nima has extensive experience in Bollywood, Indian Classical, Hip Hop and Latin style of dances. She specializes in Kathak, one of the north indian classical dance forms.

Nima teaches adults beginners and advance classes with BDS and her students thoroughly enjoy her fun style of teaching !
Performance
Team

We, at Bollywood Dance Studio, firmly believe in expanding our horizons and living life to the fullest.

Whether you want to create a memorable Bollywood experience for your next event or explore the power of Bollywood dance, we can surely assist you. Life is too short to be anything but happy, and Bollywood dance is the perfect way to reconnect people in a light and colourful way.

Our performance team BOLLY DAZZLERS provide the best and most authentic Bollywood experience.

We have a wonderful team of enthusiastic, talented and trained dancers as well as performing artistes who will just add the perfect sparkle to your next special event or corporate show.

We offer you a magical world where transformational experiences can occur, not just through dance, but through a whole colourful array of experiences that inspire, entertain and create lifelong memories.

Impress your guests with our professional performers, vibrant costumes and inspiring music which add colour and spice to any event.

Rushik

Elle AKA Ekta

Elaine AKA Rani

Deb AKA Diya

Andrew AKA Anand

Doyel

Steph AKA Saloni

Ro AKA Roneshee

Sneha

Hash AKA Hashruti

Maitri

Jake AKA Santosh

Join Our
Team

Are you looking to be part of something special and fun?

As Perth’s original and most authentic Bollywood dance school, we are always on the lookout for passionate and experienced staff who want to share the joy of dance with others. If you think you are up to the challenge then come and join a company which is fast becoming the leading and certainly the most fun, dance fitness studio around.

So why not get paid for having fun? Contact us now to arrange an audition.

If you think you have what it takes to be a teacher or performer, send your CV and a covering letter by email to info@bollywooddancestudio.com.au

TESTIMONIALS

Team BDS were fantastic, we received so many positive comments and vibes. Our guests absolutely loved the performance, energy and costumes at our wedding reception. Mike & Raquel

Since my daughter has started Bollywood dancing with you her confidence has increased, she is doing better in school and she is just an all round happier kid. You run a really great kids dance program. Jace O’Gorman

We booked these amazing guys and girls for our wedding! The performance was perfect, flawless, so full of energy and fun! We ended with a Bollywood conga line in a cave…what could be more perfect?! Our guests are still talking about how amazing the dancing was and it’s 2 months on! Thankyou so so much to Maitri and all the Bolly crew, you completed our perfect day!! Laura & Vish

Amazing – absolutely loved it, thankyou.I’ve further fallen in love with Bollywood dancing. Sally Jarvis