Shereen Ladha is a professional dancer, choreographer, instructor, and social influencer based in Toronto, Canada. She is the owner and director of the popular YouTube channel 'dancewithSL' that features dance covers to latest Bollywood hits and tutorial videos, and was selected by Google as one of YouTube's Next 15 Canadian Stars on the rise. DancewithSL is also the creative force behind several YouTube viral videos including viral sensation 'Maafi' - the Bollywood cover of Justin Bieber's 'Sorry,' and the hit stage shows 'Roots: A Journey Through India' and 'Rihla' which is currently on tour.
Shereen started her dance career with extensive training in Classical Indian (Bharatanatyam, Kathak), Hip Hop, Contemporary, Jazz, and of course Bollywood. She has been profiled for her work by Buzzfeed, Huffington Post, CBC, Cosmopolitan, Elle, CTV, and Breakfast Television. She was a finalist on the television show 'Canada's Got Talent,' has been featured in Netflix original series 'Hemlock Grove', Hollywood films such as 'The Love Guru' with Mike Meyers and Jessica Alba, 'Breakaway' and 'Dr. Cabbie,' and Bollywood film 'Thank You' with Akshay Kumar. She has also danced and toured with Bollywood personalities such as Arjun Rampal, Ranveer Singh, Bobby Deol, Lara Dutta, Mika Singh, Preity Zinta, Sonam Kapoor and many more.
Shereen has performed and choreographed for several high profile projects such as the the Jubilee Arts International Talent Showcases in Lisbon, the AR Rahman Tribute Show, Jubilee Games Opening & Closing Ceremonies in Dubai, the Pan Am Games Opening Ceremonies with Cirque du Soleil, Much Music's 'So You Think You Can Dance Canada' promotions, several Toronto Raptors half-time shows, WE Day celebrations at the Air Canada Centre and the WE Day music video, Holt Renfrew's 'Uncrate India', the International Indian Film Association's (IIFA) 'IIFA Rocks', TEDx Downsview Women and many more.
Shereen is also a graduate of the MBA program at the Schulich School of Business specializing in Marketing and Strategy, and works as a strategist at a marketing communications agency in Toronto.
Contact Shereen for performances, workshops, choreography, artistic direction, judging, and/or to book the Shereen Ladha Master Class series in your city.
Check out creative choreography videos on her dance channel at youtube.com/dancewithSL