If your theme is INDIA, BOLLYWOOD, or ARABIAN NIGHTS, you've come to the right place! From India to Morocco, BT will take you on a magic carpet ride with our entertainment and events!
VIRTUALLY: We are professionally set up via ZOOM for virtual SHOWS and virtual CLASSES in BELLYDANCE & BOLLYWOOD!
LIVE DANCE/ENTERTAINMENT: BT Dance Company specializes in Bollywood, Bhangra, Garba, Mujra, and other dance/music styles of India, as well as Belly dance, Zeffa, Turkish, Debke, Persian dances, and other dances from north Africa/Middle East. The company features over 70 male and female dancers, musicians, and other talented performers such as henna artists, sword swallowers, snake charmers, greeters, and much more. All of our costumes are authentic, beautiful, and hand-made from Pakistan, India, Egypt, and Turkey. Our signature dynamic non-stop shows have multiple costume changes, and feature high-energetic, uniquely choreographed, and family-fun performances.
CHOREOGRAPHY: Whether it's a school show, wedding, music video, or corporate shows, we can choreograph or direct your event. One dancer or 60. Skype or in person, we can create original choreo!
FITNESS: With over 25 years of experience, we are certified personal trainers (NASM, AFAA) & Fitness/wellness coaches. We specialize in weight-loss programs for both kids and adults, and dance & fitness choreography. We've helped thousands of people lose weight, gain energy, get healthy, and look and feel better! Quotes from clients upon request.
EVENT PLANNER: We are delighted to take care of all your service needs such as catering, DJs, Indian decor, dynamic sound/lighting, photography, videographers, & more.
FOUNDERS: Neena & Veena (founders, choreographers, artistic directors of "Bellytwins Dance Co") have been featured as special guest dancers, choreographers, and actresses on hundreds of national and int'l stages, films, TV shows/commercials, music videos. Based in Los Angeles, the twins have performed stage shows for royalty, dignitaries, and world renowned artists & celebs including former Prime Ministers of India and Lebanon, Sting, Nicole Kidman, Ozzy Osbourne, Jennifer Aniston, U2, Hugh Hefner, Priyanka Chopra, and Brad Pitt. Some television credits include Academy Awards, Dancing with the Stars, The View, American Music Awards. Their book, The Way Of The Belly received a rave reviews including a 5-starred review from Publishers Weekly. Neena & Veena are the pioneers in mainstreaming belly dance fitness products, some of which Fitness magazine labeled them as "Top Ten Fitness Videos" of all time. It's no wonder that BT is still requested by Hollywood & Bollywood's A-list celebs!
No event is too small or too big! (We will work with your budget!)
SOME OF THE MANY QUOTES:
"....They were the just the right spice (the Vindaloo, if you will) for the curry we dished out at the American Music Awards."
Steven Tyler, Aerosmith
"Seeing Neena & Veena dance was all the encouragement I needed to get on a plane & head straight for Bombay. They're AMAZING!"
Danny Elfman, film composer (Men in Black, Spiderman)
"I've seen a ton of Broadway shows, this show doesn't fail in comparison!...It's sexy and fabulous! "
Eva Mendez, actress
"Hooray for Bollywood! is innovative, colorful, and very entertaining. The twins have taken bollywood to the highest level. I would recommend this show in a heartbeat!"
Michael Espinoza, assist news dir ABC news
"Thank you for your performance of "Hooray for Bollywood" in upstate NY. I love Bollywood – and you all did a terrific job. My kids and I thought it was even better than the bollywood movies! I found it to be entertaining and educational. I had a smile on the whole time, and didn't want it to end. I would see this show again and again."
K Freeman, NY
"Having a reputation of only excellence in performance, authenticity, and high production quality, the twins' Bollywood dance company could only give out nothing short of a 10..." Jeff O'Connell, editor-in-chief and executive writer
"I just wanted to again express my appreciation for all the hard work you did in helping to make the Choice Hotels Night of Stars Festival welcome party such a success. Your help made me look good to my associates. Your choreography and the fabulous costumes added a very special celebration to the evening. Please express my thank you to Neena and all of your excellent troop of dancers. You guys made the party! I look forward to having the opportunity of working with you again."
Dan Held, Vice President New Business Development | ADM Productions, Inc., NY
"Besides being completely talented & sexy dancers, they're totally with-it chicks! They're GREAT!"
Jenna Elfman (actress)
"Hollywood's top performers – the ones with the most stars in their waists' hypnotic orbit."
Elizabeth Terry, INStyle magazine
"Neena & Veena have the requisite bloodlines to lead a revival."
Muscle & Fitness magazine