Shiamak Davar is better known as the "Guru of Contemporary Dance" in India. He is largely responsible for modernizing India's dance scene especially in the film and theatre industry. Entertainment icon, Shiamak has led the world into embracing a dance movement that is beyond the ordinary, enthralling people in what can aptly be called the Shiamak Movement. Shiamak is on a mission to educate the world with the joy of dancing, to entertain audiences with his creative brilliance and to empower people with his belief, Have Spirit. Will Triumph!
Popularly known as Master Marzi, he donned the hat of a judge on India’s biggest dance based reality shows Dance India Dance-Doubles, Dance India Dance- L’il Masters and Dance Ke Superkids. Chief Operating Officer and Chief Master Instructor, Marzi’s continuous dedication to the company for nearly two decades has made him one of the most respected members. Marzi has also done shows nationally and internationally including the World Economic Forum (Davos), Shiamak's tour in China and Egypt and many more. He has performed and assisted Shiamak at award functions including the IIFA Awards, Filmfare Awards, Zee Cine Awards, Femina Miss India and Stardust Awards to name a few. He was also a part of Shiamak's productions including Yes, One and I Believe. Marzi has danced in various Bollywood films and assisted Shiamak for the same.
Ava Bharucha started training at age three with her mother who was a ballet dancer as well. She continued training with various teachers in ballet and acrobats. Her basic training has been as per the eight year program of Leningrad Vaganova Choreographic School and is currently training under a mix program of Balanchine, Chechetti and new Vaganova syllabi. Ava teaches celebrities, conducts ballet classes and trains students for reality shows. She has performed at corporate events and represented the 'Barbie and the pink shoes' brand as ballerina for Mattel – India.
Avan studied ballet with Tushna Dallas and was a part of The Shiamak Davar Dance Company from its inception for over sixteen years. She has performed in and on stage in shows, television commercials, reviews and musicals like Bottoms Up, Best of Broadway, Cabaret etc. She chanced upon Salsa and partner dancing a Dance Sport in New York City about eight years ago. Having trained at Dance Sport (NYC) and having attended numerous instructional classes at various dance studios, festivals and congresses in New York, Paris, Turkey, Malaysia her exposure to salsa and various dance forms like Argentine Tango, Hustle, Cha Cha, Swing has been extensive.
One of the finest contemporary dancers, Tejas has travelled across the country to teach dance. Tejas has taught Bollywood stars and been a personal trainer for the Bollywood legend Amitabh Bachchan for the Unforgettable Tour with the Bachchans. He has also partnered Priyanka Chopra for her performance at Femina Miss India. He received a distinction in the ballet examination conducted by The Royal Academy of Dance, London. He has performed in Bollywood films choreographed by Shiamak and at shows including the IIFA Awards, TOIFA Awards, Filmfare Awards, Femina Miss India and many more. He is a part of of Shiamak's contemporary dance show Selcouth. Tejas is Zumba certified instructor.
Owen Selkirk began dancing in Prince George, British Columbia at Judy Russells Enchainement Dance Centre. He has trained at Broadway Dance Center, Steps on Broadway, Arts Umbrella and Harbour Dance Center. He got a job with Ballet Kelowna at the age of 18, and has gone on to work with 49th Parallel Dance Company, Somatheatro Dance Theatre and Ballet Victoria to name a few. He has worked with a number of renowned choreographers over the years including Blake Mcgrath, Chris Dupree, Pam Rosa, David LaHay and Paul Destrooper. He was also among the Top 40 contestants in one of the biggest dance reality shows, 'So You Think You Can Dance, Canada'. In recent years, Owen has done commercial work dancing in movies and TV shows, and has also completed his Yoga Teacher Training.
Ricki is a part of The Shiamak Davar Dance Company. He was a part of Shiamak's One Year Dance Certification Program and was awarded the 'Most Hardworking Student' and 'Student with the Best Technique'. He is a part of the Video Production team as well. He has taught classes in Mumbai as a part of SHIAMAK Dance Faculty. Ricki has performed at the IIFA Awards,Zee Cine Awards and Star Parivaar Awards. Ricki cleared the ballet examination conducted by the Royal Academy of Dance, London.
Yash has been dancing at SHIAMAK dance classes for over thirteen years and joined the dance company in 2012. He was a part of The Junior Dance Company and did SHIAMAK One Year Dance Certification Program (OYP). He has taught classes in Mumbai, Jaipur and Varanasi. Yash has performed at various illustrious national and international shows as a part of The Shiamak Davar Dance Company. He is currently the assistant for Shiamak's One Year Dance Certification Program for juniors (JOY) and a Shiamak Style teacher.