LEILA MAHADIN (NEW YORK, NY)
Jazz / Hip Hop / Broadway / Ballet / Modern / Lyrical
WHY LEILA ROCKS
Leila was born and raised in NYC where she began dance training at the age of
5. She has trained in ballet, tap, jazz, modern, hip hop and contemporary
at a variety of schools and performed professionally in various venues
including as a dancer for the NBA NJ nets. She has trained with the Boston Ballet, Ballet Hispanico & Broadway Dance Center.
Leila is currently the Principal Dancer with the Louise Benes Dance Company, where she is also teaches Ballet, Jazz & Hip Hop & serves as Creative Director. She has also choreographed 1st & 2nd place winning routings in Jazz, Ballet & Hip Hop for various dance competitions & is responsible
for creating choreography and themes for their mid year and end of year
recitals as well as for various community performances throughout the
year. She oversees the other dance instructors and assists them in creating
their pieces for these performances as well.
Aside from dance, Leila has a
masters degree in education and has works as a Classroom Teacher during the school year. This
has given her a more well rounded view and experience with children as
well as in classroom management.