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Surrey, BC V3W 4Z9

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ABOUT US

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A Premiere Dance School

Dance with Filme Academy, an ALL-GIRLS learning dance academy established in 2017 by Founder, Ericka Virk Dhindsa, is a platform created for females of all ages to carry out their inner passion for the arts of South Asian culture through dance and dialogue.

A home to exercise movement and music by unifying oneself with other creative minds around the world. Through learning and listening techniques of fully equipped classrooms and personally hand picked well qualified instructors, DWF students demonstrate great leadership and teamwork skills that will assist them in their future personal, academic and/or entrepreneurial life.  

Along with teaching beginner, intermediate and advanced levels - we are on the path of creating self-confidence and self-esteem amongst our students.

The Dance with Filme Academy provides students with a platform to showcase the magic of Bollywood Cinema and the art of Punjabi Culture at their annual Winter Musical.

"Together we build, create and expand

the sisterhood of DWF"

MEET THE TEAM

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ERICKA VIRK

CEO & Founder

Dedicated, creative and passionate best describe her inspiring work ethic. With over 20+ years of experience in dance and 8+ years as a self made entrepreneur, Ericka has not only exercised the role of a dancer and choreographer, but also as an International model and actress. She is the Head of Sales & Marketing for BIBA Canada - India's most loved ethnic wear brand. Ericka also enjoys creating content and

connecting with people around the world via her social platform, Instagram as a Public Figure.  

From 2010 - 2014 Ericka travelled cities of the world alongside AVA Girls Bhangra to competitively preform the Indian dance of Bhangra. After performing at the Times of India Film Awards (TOIFA) with Bollywood sensations Shiamak Davar, Shahrukh Khan, Aishwariya Rai, Priyanka Chophra and Ranbir Kapoor & playing the female lead in a live Bollywood dance musical, "Chapter One" Ericka had a vision to create. She wishes to provide local talent with a platform to diversify themselves at an international level. She is a visionary

who continues to provide various opportunities of exposure to young girls.

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ASHIKA BAJWA

Creative Director & Bollywood Choreographer

A student of UBC, Ashika Bajwa was born into a musical family where she was influenced by the arts of singing, music and dance at a very young age. Her passion for dancing brought her to Bollywood; where she assisted in two movies as an assistant director. Her enthusiastic approach towards learning new dance forms since childhood allowed her to interpret her imagination into wonderful choreography. Ashika believes that dance is not only an art form, but also it is a medium through which one can express their emotions and narrate a story musically. Ashika joined DWF in 2017 and we are very proud and to have her on our team!

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GURLEEN BRAR

Gidha Captain & Instructor

Gurleen Brar born and raised in India, began learning Gidha professionally since the age of 8.

She participated in many cultural events and placed first at the Punjab State Gidha competition for

three years consecutively (2009 - 2012). She was also the individual winner of the Youth and Heritage Festival

at Punjab University in 2015.  Gurleen is also an exceptional singer. At DWF, Gurleen leads our Gidha classes and titles Captain of our senior competitive Gidha Team Sunehri Pippal Pattian 
 

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JISLEEN KAUR

Hiphop/Zumba/Salsa Instructor

Prior to moving to Canada in 2017, Jisleen has been dancing since the age of 5 and professionally performing and competing since the age of 15. She participated in Dance India Dance little masters at the age of 8 and excelled in all forms of Latin dance competitions. She specializes in Salsa, Rumba, Cha cha and currently enjoys taking forms such as Sexy street, Hip hop, Jazz, Grooving and other western dance forms. Apart from being extremely skilled in the arts she is currently a psychology student.We love you Jisleen!

 MUSKAN CHEEMA

Bhangra Instructor & Choreographer

Muskan was born and raised in Italy. She enjoys Salsa and other similar forms. After migrating to Canada, she decided to pursue her passion for dance and became a member of RPD Bhangra and AVA Bhangra Girls. At DWF, Muskan is a Bhangra instructor for Beginner, Youth and Junior Girl Classes.  She is also a member of our senior competitive Gidha team, Sunehri Pippal Pattian. Muskan joined DWF in 2017

and is a prime member of our team!

JASMIN UPPAL

Bollywood/Hiphop/Contemporary Choreographer + Ladies Class Instructor

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AVREET BRAR

Bhangra Instructor & Choreographer