Jimika has been dancing since the age of 10. She started with learning Bollywood and Khathak. From there she expanded her knowledge to Bharatnatyam and further Bollywood training. At 18, Jimika decided to delve into new styles of Contemporary and Hip Hop at her local dance studio in Bensalem, Pa. During college, she joined a Bollywood Fusion dance team at Temple University in Philadelphia where she served for Captain for two years. She has also been involved in commercial music videos with South Asian indie artists Jai Matt and Dr. Srimix, performing choreography from local Philadelphia choreographers. Once moving to the Boston area, Jimika continuted to trian herself furhter in Bharatanatyam under Neena Gulati of Triveni School of Dance and in Ballet at the Jose Mateo Ballet Theatre. She is also taking workshops and classes in Hip Hop and Contemporary. Along with taking further classes, Jimika is a part of the OnStage Dance Residency program and will be showcasing a Bollywood piece. She will also be working in the aMaSSiT Program to create a compelling Bollywood Contemporary piece. As she explores her art, she is open to collaborations for both commercial and theater performances. She is also interesting in conducting workshops and spreading the knowledge of classical dance and Bollywood throughout the New England area.
Profile Type: Artist