"Dancing let’s me be everything I was, am and want to be!"
Manjari is a passionate dancer who has worked with several kids and adults in the Indian diaspora for the past 15 years. She is very passionate about dance and has performed at several Bollywood events as part of her professional dance team both in India and in the USA.
As a choreographer, she has choreographed several dances for events in Madison Wisconsin for almost 13 years before moving to Dallas and working with the community here. Recently She has performed at several prestigious shows such as for Sonu Nigam, Guru Randhava and the Shreya Ghoshal show.
As a big data and health analytics professional by day, and a full time mom 24/7, she looks to dance as a medium not just to express herself but to let go of everything else around.
Dance has always been Sarita’s first love. Sarita started her Bharatanatyam dance training under the tutelage of Guru Shri Mani, director of Kalasadan in Mumbai India. After a couple of years, she moved on to learn Kathak from Smt. Guru Asha Joglekar in Mumbai, India. Inspired to study in the US, Sarita moved to Dallas in 1995 as a graduate student at the University of Texas at Dallas. Her passion for dance brought Sarita to Arathi School of Dance in Dallas.
She started her Bharatanatyam training once again under the tutelage of her Guru Smt. Revathi Satyu. Sarita has had the privilege of being a part of several dance productions taught by renowned dance exponents like Smt. Kalanidhi Narayan, Kalaimamani Smt. Priyadarsini Govind, Smt. Padmini Ravi, Smt Nirupama and Shri Rajendra, Smt. Vasundhara Doraiswamy, Dr. Seshadri Iyengar to name a few. Arathi School of Dance has been Sarita’s second home.
Sarita is also a founding member of the Indique Dance Company (IDC) in Dallas, Texas. Established in June 2008, Indique Dance Company has set its course to achieve an artistic composite of what is Indian and what is unique. Sarita is currently serving as a board member of the Indian Cultural Heritage Foundation (ICHF), a non-profit organization whose vision is to promote intercultural awareness by providing a platform for the interaction between Indian and American cultures through workshops, presentations and performances. Sarita actively participates in community related activities. Using dance as a medium for fitness, she has worked with elementary school teachers and staff members creating awareness about the importance of a healthy heart, mind and body.
"Midst of walking as a corpse in various circles of life, the Stage is where I"m alive."
Raviteja Cherughattu is a Stage artist, Choreographer and a Radio Show Host. Passion fuels his system, driving him towards perfecting intricate details and eventually delivering an unique enjoyable experience. Raviteja has been working for 6 years as a Senior Software Engineer with Tech Mahindra. Raviteja enjoys graphic designing, meeting new people as much as lazying around on the roads in his Mini Cooper. By the way, subscribe to his YouTube and join his 65000 Subscribers list and also like him on his IMDb.
Deepika and Vishal
Deepika and Vishal are very talented pair of dancers and choreographers. Vishal is a Nepali who grew up in Kolkata, where he met Deepika. They have worked for many years in Kolkata and later in Mumbai in Bollywood- as dancers in several movie productions. They have choreographed several large scale dance and award events in India and the USA and have worked with several A list Bollywood stars. They are part of Arya dance academy and are very excited to bring their talent to Vibha and do their part to help empower children through education. The duo pack energy and have performed at Filmfare awards, Screen awards, the IPL opening ceremony, Dance Bangla dance, Maharashtra Times award and several music shows and tours including Soul of India, Ticket to Bollywood and Dil Hai Hindusthani.