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Nirja Setty - Performing Arts & Model

Nirja Setty - Performing Arts : (Excluisve under Hetal Nagaraj unless mentioned)

Company - Grace And Grooves Group of Companies Under Hetal Joshi Nagaraj - www.graceandgrooves.com.

  • Bollywood/Tollywood - Elite - Winner of competitions & culture awards with full trainings, by grade & technique level for almost 10 years straight.

    • At times, hattrick in one year. Taught independent batches as well.

    • All categories, Exclusive bollywood desi dances. Group + Solo.

  • Indian Folk Dances - Elite - Winner of competitions & culture awards w/full trainings of more than 14 regions along w/dance dramas, year by year, by grade, technique-straight 10+ years. All categories. Standing Ovations.

    • At times, hattrick wins in one year. Taught independent batches as well.

    • Exclusive Indian Folk Dances without Bollywood. Group + Solo.

    • 1 yr folk dance with some other teacher corrected under Hetalnagaraj.

  • Bharatanatyam Kalakshetra + Sadir - Elite - Winner of competitions & culture awards w/full trainings of entire margam with straight wins of all margam pieces in.

    • At times, hattrick wins in 1 year.

    • Jan 2021: 1.5 hours LIVE Broadcast Arangetram. 1 hr dance time. 2 hr program. 100 guests, 4 countries by zoom invites.

    • Video Glimpse of Jan 2021 Arangetram

    • Pandanallur Style - 4 dance pieces learned w/some teacher. corrected u/hetal nagaraj.

    • Thalam, Nattavangam w/Kalasri Institute of Classical Dances & Hetal Nagaraj.

    • Exclusive Margam Bharatanatyam Competitions. Group + Solo. All categories.

  • Kathak - Professional Intro u/Kalasri Institute of Classical Dances - 12 hours

    • Group + Solo | + Practice for the win.

  • Theater/Theatre and Drama : Drama Series by genre and category.

    • Other Skills - voice dubbing, sound mix, remixes, stage design, light design, special sound effects, commercial light switch boards.​ With/Without Dialogues.

  • Indian Martial Arts - Pre.Elite Status - In.house shows/submissions for company portfolio. 

    • 3 years Thekkan Kalaripayattu

    • 3.5 years combat/Kshatriyas (combat showcases),

    • 1 year Mayurbhanj chhau 

    • Group + Solo. All categories.

  • Non. Indian Martial Arts - Recreational -

    • 3 years of Karate - Champions Karate, Irving, Texas.

    • 3 summer camps of Krava Manga, Addison, Texas - summer teen groups

  • Fusion Dances - Elite - Winners of fusion dances for straight 6 years back to back.

    • level curriculam competitions, min 2 independent styles/dance forms.

    • Launch of G2 Dance Factory (prior trainings in american performing arts).

    • Group + Solo. All categories.

  • Hiphop - Elite Urban and Mixed/Both - City Level Hiphop Teams - Group + Solo.​

    • 1 year. Ballet Academy of Texas - Beginners to Intermediate.

    • 3 years - Coppell Dance Center - Intermediate 1

    • 3 years Mirchi Dance Academy (this includes 2 years of commercial hiphop).

    • Taught independent batches as well. All categories.

  • Ballet - Pre.Elite. American-Russian - City/State Level Ballet teams with below companies - Group. All categories.

    • 5 Years of Classical Ballet - Ballet Academy of Texas - Beginners to Intermediate, Intermediate 1.

    • 2 Years of Competitive Ballet - Coppell Dance Center. Intermediate 1, 2.

    • 3 Nutcrackers, 2 spring shows, 6 annual programs - group.

    • 1 swan lake (backstage performer - Group).

  • Tap - Elite. American - City/State Level Tap Teams under below companies -

    • 2 Years Ballet Academy of Texas - Beginners to Intermediate. Group+Solo.
    • 2 Years Competitive Tap+Jazz/Combo Teams - Inter 1, 2. All categories.

    • Taught/assisted hired teacher-commercial group - Grace Creations Launch.

  • Gymnastics - Age 4 to Age 7.​

    • Texas Dreams Gymnastics - Recreational.​

    • 3 Holiday Camps -  Texas Gymnastics,

    • 1 camp at YMCA Coppell.

  • Baby Gymboree - Cheer and Tumble - 2 years to 3 years - Recreational​

  • Dance Productions(+Commercial) - 50 Dance Productions (2023).

    • 29 - Click here - By Genre & Category

    • + Other 9 productions with other artists. - Creative Dances

    • + all of above - 12 (tap/jazz/ballet/shows) - By Genre & Category.

  • Sponsored + Fundraisers - 6. Click here.

  • Model Gigs - Non. Ramp Gigs.

    • Picture shoot/poses - 8months - prizes sponsored by Gerber, Disneyland.​

    • Sports gigs - for an e.commerce online store.

    • Costume store and boutique bridal wear

    • Brand, Product and Service Launches in DFW, Texas

    • An open invite to several modeling agencies direct contracts - NY, California - Bay/SF/Los Angeles.

  • Drama and Theatre Gigs - Cleared several casting calls for local texas clients and invite to musicals in New York, California.

  • Dance Commercial Gigs - In all of above, one of the highest solo delivery for Grace And Grooves performing arts in commercial gigs as solo artists for straight 1 hour of performances + Group Gigs.

  • American Musicals - Current - via School.

  • Multi-Sport Camp - Introduction to all the sports - 3 summers. Pre.teen + Teen.

  • Photo/Videography - Elite - via School + The Grace Effects by Hetal Nagaraj.

  • Sports - Swimming (2 times national qualifier), Biking, Chess (Regionals/via school), 

  • Other Extra Curricular / Skills - Snorkeling, Painting, Mehdi, Roller Skating, Drawing, Hiking, Boulder Climbing & Mountaineering, Winner of Spelling Bees - Math Competitions - Science Competitions,

  • For more information - www.thesettys.com | 972 979 2559

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