MINOTI RAMACHANDRA

With over a decade of teaching and performing experience, Minoti is one of the country’s most acclaimed salsa dancers. She began her career at the prestigious LVDS dance company where she was Principal dancer, Lead Instructor and Regional Head. The Motley Dance Company is her vision and her brain child. She hopes that Motley will grow into a dance company that fosters a Motley crew of dancers and dance enthusiasts with myriad talents.

Awards and Achievements
Finalist at the hit reality TV show held “Entertainment Ke Liye Kuch bhi Karega” and invited back to perform for a second season
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Winner- Same Gender championship 2013 at the India International Dance Congress
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Semi Final Qualifier- World Latin Dance Cup 2013- Same gender category
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Choreographer/Lead dancer for the Semifinal qualifier Team - World Salsa Summit 2014
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Led the Team competing in the World Salsa Championships ‘12 in Hong Kong and competed in the professional category.
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1st Runner up All India Salsa Championship 2008, 2010
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2nd Runner up All India Salsa Championship 2009, 2011
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1st Runner up- Asian Salsa Open Championship- Hong Kong 2007

MANOJ KUMAR

Manoj started his career as a hip-hop dancer but with his voracious appetite for all things dance related, he extensively trained in Salsa and other Latin dance forms, contemporary dance and dabbled in jazz and ballet. He is a passionate instructor and is well loved by his numerous students.He’s a favourite with kids and has directed school productions for some of the most prestigious schools in the state including, Bishop Cotton Boys High School, St.Joseph’s Boys and Amber Valley Residential School.

Awards and Achievements
Winner of All India Team Championship, which was Qualifiers for World Salsa Summit in MIAMI,2013
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1st runners up at ALL INDIA SALSA CHAMPIONSHIP
in PRO CATEGORY, 2011
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Winner Hip-Hop street dance competition at KINGFISHER WORLD 10K DANCE CHALLENGE, 2009
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He also appeared on the National Television “ENTERTAINMENT KE LIYE KUCH BHI KAREGA”
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He has also taught workshops at various International Dance Festivals like- India International Salsa Congress, India International Dance Congress, India Fiesta Latina, Kolkata International Salsa Congress, Goa International Salsa Festival, Chennai Salsa Festival
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He was also one of the choreographers for TEAM INDIA forDance World Cup for Team LVDS; Team India won 2 Gold, 4 Silver and 1 Bronze at Dance World Cup 2016 and 1 Bronze at Dance World Cup 2015.
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