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Associate Artist

Sheetal Maru Movema and Milapfest Associate Artist – Professional Indian Dance performance.
In May Movema and Milapfest jointly recruited for an artist specialising in Indian dance to fulfil our aims of bringing Indian dance to Liverpool communities.

The successful candidate Sheetal has been working with youth groups & older people, teaching online and in person in schools, nurseries and community centres. Sheetal is also working on developing her skills as a Bharatnatyam performer and dance choreographer, look out for performance projects coming soon!


Sheetal has been leading classes online and in person throughout this year. Sharing Bhangra, Bollywood, Indian Folk dance and world dance with people of all ages and backgounds.


Sheetal regularly performs and leads workshops at key festivals and events in the Movema and Milap calendar.

20 Questions

As part of a series of mini interviews of the people behind Milap’s programme. Sheetal talks about her the interests and ideas.

“Sheetal has worked with us as a freelancer for many years, it is a joy to bring her on to the team and to be able to support her development. We are so grateful to Arts Council England’s Elevate fund and to Milap for supporting our vision for artist development in the North West.”

Co-Director Maria Malone

Follow Sheetal’s journey on Movema’s social media pages and Sheetal’s Instagram profile