Monica is currently the lead teacher and lead choreographer for Garjana a new non-profit dance immersive experience. Garjana raises money for food and environmental issues through dance. As a performer, Monica spent 7 years on Broadway performing in the global smash hit “Mamma Mia!” She has appeared on NBC’s “Smash” as a dancer and as a Bollywood expert assisting the Emmy Award winning choreographer, Joshua Bergasse. Monica has toured with the first national production of Bombay Dreams under the direction of Baayork Lee. As a choreographer, Monica has assisted Tony Award winner and choreographer of Hamilton, Andy Blankenbuehler on a workshop of his new original musical, “Only Gold.” Monica’s other choreography credits include: Broadway Bares, Broadway’s Easter Bonnet Competition, Cafe Mom’s I’ll take that Dare, Artist for World Peace-Broadway, as well as commercials and music videos. Monica has worked with recording artists including Mariah Carey, P. Diddy, Thalia, and Carlos Santana. Other Credits include: TV/Film-Limitless (Dancer), I Origins (VO), Royal Pains (VO), Before I Disappear (Dancer) Print and commercial ads for IBM, Macy’s, Subway, MTV, American Baby Magazine, and Redbook Magazine. In addition to performing and choreographing, Monica has both a Bachelors and Masters degree in education with a specialization in Dance. Monica has served as a faculty member and guest teacher at Steps on Broadway, Broadway Dance Center, BAM, and the Joffrey Ballet School in NYC.