Sydney’s highly regarded Mango Dance Studio has celebrated 9 years as one of Australia’s leading Bollywood dance schools.
The school was established in July 2004 by Artistic Director Farah Shah, who herself holds an amazing Choreographic career for shows such as So You Think You Can Dance, Dancing with the Stars India -"Jhallak Dhikla Ja", Dance India Dance, Recipes to Riches, Official Choreographer for the Australian MTV Awards for Artists such as Wyclef Jean and Dizzy Rascal and TV commercials for SONY INDIA and UNCLE BEN.
Mango Dance Studio now boasts 4000 students and has also offered a fully accredited full-time Certificate IV in Performing Arts (Dance) Course .
It is with no surprise then that Mango Dance is a finalist in the prestigious North Shore Business Awards.
"I am so excited to have achieved this status. We pride ourselves on all our hard work in the past and our quality of dance training. It makes me very proud", says Farah Shah, Artistic Director of the School. "As a Bollywood horeographer, I am really excited about the opportunities that Mango Dance has brought over the years. It’s been a fantastic journey so far."
Mango has achieved enormous success and supplied 300 extra’s for Bollywood Movie "Chak De" with Shah Rukh Khan in December 2006.
Mango also sourced 20 professional dancers for Bollywood Movie "Hey Baby" with Akshay Kumar filmed in Darling Harbour and Martin Place in Sydney.
"When I started the first Bollywood Dance Classes in Sydney in 2004, The Bollywood dance form struck a chord in the Australian psyche," says Farah Shah.
"It was my vision to create a Bollywood Dance School of a very high standard and an amazing name. I feel like over the 9 years I have achieved just that" says Farah Shah.
Farah was intrinsic in developing the concept of Bollywood Corporate Shows and launched BOLLYWOOD SPICE in 2002. "We have performed for over 650 companies, bringing Bollywood dancing and flash mobs to companies such as Coca Cola, Thai
Airways, Mitsubishi Awards, KPMG, Pfizer Pharmaceuticals, Qantas, Powerhouse Museum, Lexis Nexis, Hearts4Heart Foundation and more…….
Mango Dance Studio has expanded to host 5 locations with classes for Baby Bollywood, Kids, Youth, Adults and Ladies in Surry Hills, North Sydney, Neutral Bay, Brookvale, Annandale and ….. more to come in 2015……