A Portland local, Preeya began her passion for dance studying classical ballet in a variety of local studios. Afforded the opportunity to study and teach dance in India, Thailand and Malaysia, she expanded her movement styles to include Bharatanatyam, Flamenco, Salsa, Swing, Hip Hop, Jazz, Contemporary and Aerial.
Continuing her training at University of Utah’s Modern Dance Department, Preeya was awarded the Phyllis A. Haskell scholarship for dance, voted class president and selected for the Performing Dance Company. She began her professional career as a company member with Polaris Dance Theatre, Horizon3 Dance and as a freelance artist in the dance and film industry.
Preeya is eager to share her experience with the students at Dance Fusion NW.