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Elina Hsiung

Elina Hsiung started her career as a professional dancer at The

Danceworx Performing Arts Academy, in Mumbai India. She trained in

Ballet, Jazz, and Contemporary for 6 years. While training at The

Danceworx Academy, during the last 3 years, Elina simultaneously taught

and choreographed for The Academy. Elina has also tapped into the

Bollywood Industry. She performed as the main dance double for Preeti

Desai, the lead actress in the Bollywood movie, “One by Two”, Miss

Desai was the Former “Miss Great Britain”. Elina then danced in a short

film called, “Country of Bodies”, which premiered at London Indian Film

Festival, 2013. She performed in one of India’s leading actor, Salman

Khan’s, “Being Human” fashion show and also appeared on TV Channel

AXN in an episode for dancers

Accepted by “The Ailey School” of The Alvin Ailey American Dance

Theatre, she moved to New York in 2013. After graduating from The Alvin

Ailey School, she had the opportunity to study and work with many

established artists such as Stephen Petronio, Darcy Naganuma, Nile

Russel and Eric Williams. She was also selected into an Indian Classical

Contemporary Fusion Company, “Kalamandir Dance Company” co-

founded and directed by Brinda Guha, who is the Educational Programs

Coordinator at Broadway Dance Center. Elina then went on to train under

renowned teacher and choreographer Deborah Y. Wilson at Broadway

Dance Center and soon was invited to become one of her assistants.

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