Midhu Baby

Co-Owner & Artistic Director

She began her dance journey at the age of 3 in Kathak. She has extensive training in Classical dance forms like Kathak, Odissi and Bharatnatyam and other dance forms like Bollywood and Hip Hop. She performed alongside Bollywood star Govinda as his partner for the Bollywood Grind concert and various other Indian stars like Mamta Mohandas, Indrajith, and Arya. She has been recognized for her technique, creativity and her powerful choreographies during several performances and recital ‘Nach Night’ and has been a judge for various talent shows and dance competitions. She is one of the founders of the dance team ‘Team Ground Zero’ which came in the Top 6 teams amongst 30 teams all over US in the reality show ‘Dance USA Dance’ and is the only Bollywood team to perform at Hype Dallas 2019 and 2021. She is the mother of two girls and works as a Revenue Management Tech Lead at Southwest Airlines. She completed her undergraduate in Computer Science from India and holds two graduate degrees - Masters in Finance and Masters in IT Management from University of Texas at Dallas.

Hanna John

Co-Owner & Creative Director

Hanna began her dance journey in Bhartanatyam at the age of 5. She has performed at multiple regional events in addition to performing for both the Mayor of Dallas and the Governor of Texas at the age of10. At the beginning of high school, she started teaching Bollywood dance where she choreographed and taught for weddings, stage and talent shows. She officially started her dance career when she started teaching for Infused Dallas in 2012 and has since choreographed and taught for countless weddings. Infused Dallas recitals and star shows alongside South Indian actors Suresh Gopi, Arya, Vineeth, Mukesh, Jagadish and many more. She founded Narthana Dance three years ago and her students have won competitions for 'Best Choreography', 'Best Solo' and 'Best Folk Dance' at national conventions and various talent shows.

In her personal life, Hanna spends time visiting national parks and waterfalls with her husband Abin. She is also a University Recruiting Manager at Texas Instruments and an University of Dallas alumni.

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