Ananya, co founder of Choreotheque Dance Studio is a dancer, choreographer & model and has been exploring the performing arts scenario since the last 11 years. Starting from the basics of Bharatnatyam, she has moved on from Jazz, to Jazz funk, Modern to Contemporary and the Latin American dance forms of Salsa, Merengue and Bachata. From being trained across the dance styles in Shiamak Davar's Institute of Performing Arts, she has undergone contemporary dance training under French Choreographer and Contemporary dance exponent Gilles Chuyen. The few classes she attended of classical Ballet from Fernando Ballet Company, India proved most insightful and she continues to attend dance workshops by both Indian and International choreographers. After an intensive and comprehensive workshop with Swiss-based Choreographer Phillipe Saire, she decided to work on her individual style keeping in mind her training and self experiences. She is also exploring the folk dance forms of Bihu and Chau. Besides taking up individual assignments and instructing students ranging from 4 years to 65 years; she has also performed in many shows.
Ananya has dabbled in advertising, publishing and alternate media however, her first love remains dancing.
Swati, Manager Choreotheque Dance Studio is an English Honors graduate from Lady Shriram College, New Delhi with a Post Graduation in Advertising and Marketing.
She started her career with Anthem advertising, and moved to event management with DNA Networks where she worked on events like the Yanni Concert at the Taj Mahal in Agra, Channel [V] Roadshows, MTV Awards, the Ricky Martin concert in Delhi and Bryan Adams in Mumbai among others. She went on to set up an event management wing for UshakKaal Advertising and worked as a freelance event consultant.
She has been associated with Choreotheque Dance Studio since 2008.
Anish Ananya & Swati