Shereen Ladha is a professional dancer, choreographer, artist, instructor, and social influencer based in Toronto, Canada. She is the owner and director of the popular YouTube channel 'dancewithSL' that has over 100,000 subscribers and 20 million views, 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 touring stage shows 'Roots: A Journey Through India' and 'Rihla: From Roots to Dreams.'
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, FLARE, Breakfast Television, the Globe and Mail, Strategy Magazine, and many more. 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,' 'Breakaway,' and 'Dr. Cabbie,' and Bollywood film 'Thank You.' 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.
She has also produced installations comprised of built-environment and dance projection for TIFF Bell Lightbox’s ‘Picture Palace’ and Nuit Blanche Toronto.
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. She is the recipient of the 2019 Strategy Magazine ‘New Establishment Innovator’ award (formerly 30 under 30).
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