Sharmila Kamte; a dynamic, energetic and creative personality with a work experience of over 25 years! In her years of experience she has worked in numerous countries around the world including UK, India, France, Australia, Greece, Bahrain, Oman, Egypt, Morocco and Lebanon. She has worked as a dance instructor, model, dancer, choreographer and director over the years. Having performed in Music videos, TV commercials, concerts, Award shows, Stage Shows and various Product Launches in her career. She has also had the good fortune to work on some of the largest events to be held in the U.A.E working with hundreds of performers and numerous celebrities.
Born in New Delhi, India, studying at the British School New Delhi, Sharmila began her dance training at the Anna Pavolova Ballet School in the Russian Cultural Centre in New Delhi. She made a name for herself as a dancer, winning various dance competitions as well as performing in local shows before leaving for the UK, to further her studies in dance, at The Legat School of Classical Ballet, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, UK.
At the college Sharmila studied Classical Ballet, Jazz, Contemporary, Singing, Choreography, Teacher Training and Benish Notation. After graduating Sharmila went on to perform and choreograph in various shows around the world. Over the years she has constantly updated her training in the U.K and U.S.
Eventually she based herself in Dubai, teaching St.Jazz, Hip Hop, Jazz and Ballet, and holds workshops with International choreographers every year. Sharmila moved her classes to the Dubai Community Theatre and Arts Centre at the Mall of the Emirates 12 years ago where she had a healthy base of around 500 students. On the news that Ductac would be moving it’s premises to Mirdiff , Sharmila decided to open her very own dance center with three state of the art studios just around the corner in Al Barsha 1. This center will allow her to invite other talented teachers to share their expertise growing the existing base of students even further.
Sharmila wants dance to be enjoyed and made accessible to everyone!