“...we’re a culture of mashups and mixtapes – and Gandhi’s art embodies this collision.”
- Julie Potter. Triple Dog Dare.
Sheetal Gandhi is a National Dance Performance (NDP) and MAP Fund award-winning performer, choreographer and teacher based in Los Angeles. As a multi-hyphenated artist (singer, actor, dancer, percussionist), her work has spanned genres and disciplines from her work with Cirque du Soleil and on Broadway to the creation and international tour of her solo dance-theater show, Bahu-Beti-Biwi. Gandhi is a dance and theater educator and teaches at colleges and universities across Greater Los Angeles. As co-founder of the Dancing Storytellers, Sheetal offers workshops and school-assembly shows that serve to educate, inspire and entertain youth and families. As a professional Pilates instructor for over 20 years, Gandhi is dedicated to healing; to the integration of mind and body, and to maximizing the potential of all those she comes into contact with.
“...eloquent, inventive, virtuosic dance-theater…”
- Heller, Nancy G. Philadelphia Inquirer.
"So adept is Gandhi at capturing the distinct physical characteristics of each embodiment, she seems to literally morph from one to the next…”
- Seidman, Carrie. Herald-Tribune.
“One of the finds of the festival...Sheetal is a special talent
- Venkataraman, Leela. The Hindu.
“There was not a single wasted gesture or sound. Gandhi’s talent takes over the characters, stage and her audience and envelops them all in her tale.”
- Kennedy, Megan. Exploredance.com
"Steadfast and supple, the piece is borne by terrific physical force: neat turns and brave accelerations of body and voice feel to do as much direct transmission of meaning as the nimble rhetoric and storytelling.”
- Lenihan, Jean. ArtsJournal.com/Fresh Pencil
“Part Stephen Hawking, part yogi and all feminist attitude…"
- Looseleaf, Victoria. Fjord Review