Yogen, Artistic Director of Bollywood Step Dance, started dancing at the age of 3. Though an Engineer by profession, his talent and passion for dance, led him to work in the world's largest film industry- Bollywood. He has performed in over 150 live stage shows across the world.
His work has also been showcased in Indian music videos and Bollywood Blockbuster films, such as "Mohabbatein", "Company", "Koi Mil Gaya", Pyaar Tune Kya Kiya" and prestigious award shows such as "Filmfare", “Star Screen", "IIFA", "Zee Cinema", and "US Bollywood Awards". His dance experience includes working with top notch Bollywood choreographers Ganesh Hegde, Farah Khan, and Vaibhavi Merchant.
He has worked with Bollywood celebrities such as Amitabh Bachchan, Shahrukh Khan, Hrithik Roshan, Aishwarya Rai (Bride & Prejudice, Provoked), Shilpa Shetty (London’s Big Brother), Rani Mukherjee, Saif Ali Khan, and many more. He has turned his vast experience into the fine art of Choreography. His style includes developing new and innovative routines through the fusion of Jazz, Hip Hop, Break Dance, Bollywood freestyle, Bhangra, and other Indian Folk dances.
Yogen also choreographed the sold out “Bollywood Night with AR Rahman” at the prestigious Hollywood Bowl. In addition, his work was featured on "Barbecue Bill" on CBS.com, opening numbers for Beauty Pageants, Santa Monica Festival, and for SONY BMG artist Tina Sugandh. Yogen has affiliated schools in the Tri-State area and UK.
A special thanks to Ganesh Hegde, Kiran Chauhan, and Shirish Dayal for their tremendous support and wonderful experience of working with them.