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Monica Moskatow



Monica Moskatow grew up in a suburb of Detroit Michigan called Clinton Township.  Her life has been an interesting one to say the least. It has never lacked surprise, and she loves the mystery of her future yet to come.  She has been dancing her entire life and it has been the only consistent thing that has made her happy throughout the years.  Monica started out at Ann Parsley's School of Dance at the age of three taking classes in Ballet, Jazz, and Hip Hop.  She also competed through her school district's dance team program as a part of The Chippewa Valley Chippettes through the coaching of Alexis Decapua and Tricia Crawford.  Their team won the national title at the UDA Dance Competition in 2002.  She decided to follow her dream of being a professional dancer and actress her senior year of high school. She moved to the big city of New York where she performed and graduated from the American Musical and Dramatic Academy.  It was after three years of living and gaining experience in NY she packed up her Pontiac Vibe and drove cross country to LA.  She shortly became apart of the Bloc family and booked her first audition touring with Franco Dragone's India Circus as a Bollywood Dancer.  Her time with the show was an incredible experience that she will never forget.  Upon coming back from the tour she came to be a proud member of The NDM Bollywood Dance Company.  Working under the direction of Nakul Dev Mahajan as a dancer, instructor, and choreographer for the company. 

Known to her friends as Monie, Mo Mo, and Chalupa, her most recent credits include Franco Dragone's India Circus Tour, NDM Bollywood Dance, 2011 MTV VMA's Pitbull feat. Neyo, New Years at the Bellagio Hotel in Las Vegas, and Nick Jr.'s Fresh Beat Band.  Monica will soon be working as an assistant choreographer for the style of Bollywood in Season 9 of So You Think You Can Dance!   She has the love of her parents and family to fall back on and the friends that have supported her along the way.  Always becoming more inspired with every new dance style she learns, Monica looks forward to continuing her journey in life through the art of dance!!!   Seeking all that is honest and beautiful and keeping true to herself! 
 


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