Welcome to Angel Dancers
Angel Dancers, now the home of award winning Bollywood dancers, was started over 20 years ago by Jyoti Trivedi. It was her dream to pass on the traditions of her home culture to the new generation of young British Indians.
Jyoti, a Bollywood trained professional dancer herself, gained her experience in teaching Khatak, Bharat Natyam, Bhangra, Folk Dance and Cultural dance with Drama from Bharat Vidya Bhaven in India and England.
Jyoti Trivedi has made Angel Dancers one of the largest in London, and the academy’s Bollywood dancers have performed in shows across the world, in Bollywood films and movies (including Bend it Like Beckham, East is East and Bride and Prejudice), in TV (including BBC Children’s in Need, BBC documentary, Pathways of Beliefs, Strictly Come Dancing, East Enders, Channel 4 India Season), on the Madhur Jaffrey Food Channel, and in local and International Videos.
Today, Angel Dancers caters for a huge range of dance styles including Bollywood dance, Classical, Folk, Modern, Bhangra, Hip Hop, Latin American, Street, Indojaz and Contemporary.
Angel Dancers has been credited with various awards and successes’ including:
- Olympics opening and closing ceremony 2012
- Folk Dance with Contemporary dance award 2010
- Winner of Londons Bollywood Dance 2009
- 1st prize talent show 2008
- Best traditional dance 2007
- 2006 Special Prize Winners: Hip Hop Competition
- 2006 Boogie Woogie Finalists (rt)
- Best Dancer Awards
- The Lohana competition in 2005: First Prize
- 2004 Boogie Woogie Finalists
- Croydon festival 2004: First Prize
- 1st Prize – Lohana competition in 2003
- 1st Prize – Lohana competition in 2002