Reshma Anwar was born and raised in Leipzig, Germany, where she was commissioned to choreograph a solo, “Diversity,” for the 50th anniversary of Leipziger Tanztheater. Her roots lay in India and Pakistan. She graduated from The University of the Arts in Philadelphia with a Bachelor of Fine Arts (Hons.) in Dance and a minor in Music Business, Entrepreneurship and Technology in Music.
She has worked with various choreographers with international recognition, including Peter London, Jaqueline Bulnes, Melissa Fernandez, Sidra Bell, Douglas Becker, Kim Bears-Bailey, Iquail Shaheed Roni Koresh… Reshma also had the opportunity to participate in summer intensives, including the American Ballet Theater Collegiate Summer, Les Étés de la Danse in Paris, Keigwin&Company and Ballet Hispanico’s ChoreoLab. She has worked with dance companies such as the Cinevox Junior Company in Switzerland and Augusto Soledade Brazzdance as well as Peter London Global Dance in Miami, Florida.
While being a student at the Professional Division at the Ailey School, she also served as a Teaching Assistant for the Junior Division. At the same time she has been engaged in various projects around New York City, including the “Table of Silence” Project with Buglisi Dance Theater in remembrance of the victims of 9/11 and UNDER I STAND with Dana Caspersen, as part of her fellowship at NYU, addressing topics such as structural racism. In March 2017, she has been part of Nathan Trice’s “Recognizing Women Project.”
After having volunteered in Jamaica and Haiti to teach dance for children in need, she has had the opportunity to act as a Group Leader at Ailey Camp Miami, the 2016 National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Award recipient, changing lives of children within the community in a positive way through dance and generally the arts, which will be an ongoing mission for her.
Reshma is also experienced in print modeling, the music business, fashion styling and translation works as she is fluent in English, German and French and also has an understanding of Hindi, Bangla, Urdu and Spanish.
She is the founder and director of Music On Pointe, as well as an International Dance Artist, currently living Miami, Florida, where she also worked with Style Saves, a company merging the world of Fashion and Philanthropy and interned with Groot Hospitality in the Social Media/Marketing Department.
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