Monica Kapoor

 

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.