Recitals | Productions | Events | Performances – Commercial, Educational | Projects | Shoots of Hetal Nagaraj | Grace And Grooves Group.

Director, Producer, Concept, Costumes, Wardrobes, Accessories, Lead Choreography, Choreographer, Leadership, Pricing, Packages, Production, Lead Dancer or Lead Shoot : Hetal Nagaraj | Hetal Joshi M.

ALL Annual Recitals | Shoots | Dance Productions | Events | Performances | Projects | Sponsored Events | Sponsorships by Hetal Joshi M.

Exclusively By Grace And Grooves & By Hetal Joshi M ( hetalnagaraj ) 

****Strictly by level, genre, performing arts education, experience, exposure, expertise as requested and with entertainment ****

  • Hetal’s 18 years in DFW as of 2022 | Company’s Independent Programs Either By Hetal Joshi M or under various Producers/Investors.

  • Events with Min 3 hrs Of Run Time with performing arts as dance, modeling and/or portfolio with & without dance lessons, with and without workshops : 43.

  • Events were cancelled (with full refunds) during Covid-2020 / city lockdown : 8 – mentioned but not counted in below counts of events.
  • 49 Workshops 1 hour, 2hour, 3 hour, 4 hour, 12 hour with and without lecture/demonstration/performances/dances at various locations/organizations/companies/universities/colleges/schools/private schools/private universities/charter schools/montessoris and other businesses –
  • Event Exclusively by Hetal Joshi M, Hetal Nagaraj in Bharatanatyam Choreography, Bharatanatyam Technique, Indian Folk Dances, Bollywood, Tollywood, Semi-Classical, Hiphop, Contemporary, Indian Creative Dances, Community Indian Folk Dances, Couple Dances, Dance in Artistic/Creative/Demonstration-Yoga w/Indian Martial Arts & Wellness Camp.

Total of 92 Events

So, 91 events on our individual or company’s stats.

All our producers till date until May 2022/investors were non-indians(not desi people) or actual NRI-indians (from mainstream industry) from India (we never had a usa desi producer).

From May 2022, Dhamaal Events started entertainment packages for complete event hosting for min 3 hours.

3 or more hours | Annual Recitals | Programs | Events | Dance Productions by Hetal Nagaraj :

 ( from the latest to oldest ) 

  1. Dec 21, 2022 : 3.5 hour shoot-event exclusively performed by the students of Hetal Joshi MHetal Nagaraj with full costumes, jewelry, makeup and margam dances at Kalashri Institute of Classical Dances for Reachh Mediaa Since 2013 under Hetal Joshi M, Hetal Nagaraj followed by The Grace Effects shoots under the direction and exclusively shot by Hetal Joshi M herself, for an online – international event.
    • Genre : Bharatanatyam Margam Dances w/Jathi Variations. Style : Kalakshetra.
    • Categories : Educational, Educationment, Commercial, Institutional & Professional.
  2. Aug 6, 2022 : 4 hours event exclusively requested and thus hosted / MC by Hetal Joshi MHetal Nagaraj for Dhamaal Events along with Reachh Mediaa Since 2013 under Hetal Joshi M, Hetal Nagaraj followed by The Grace Effects shoots, dance lessons & performance, event run through / planning/speech, portfolio shoots and Elite-Dances by Grace And Grooves Group, Elites of Hetal Nagaraj.
  3. June 4th, 2022 : Grace Effects Shoots for a Private Property followed by Dance Workshop by Hetal Nagaraj, Hetal Joshi M (Pic here).
    • 2 Elites of Hetal Joshi M (www.thesettys.com) took part in this event as their post-graduate paid internships from workshop internships to cinematography, shoots & photography | 3.5 Hours. Elites first bollywood/tollywood workshop internships.
  4. May 29th, 2022 Texas All Star Talents Showcase # 4 | Event Manager : Ms. Saumya | Leadership, Hosting, Producer & Direction Hetal Joshi M.
    • 3 hours showcase featuring Bharatanatyam Margam Dances, Time Based Painting, Bollywood, Tollywood, Hiphop and Traditional Dances and Rehearsals.
    • All by Hetal Joshi M, as Ms. Saumya refused to lead, as per email.
  5. Glimpse of India 1, 2 | Showcase of India (Total Run Time 3 hrs) | May 20, 22nd, 29th, 2022 
    1. India’s Culture Showcase : 45 Mins of Runtime : 8 Elites Solo(s) in Bharatanatyam, Indian Folk Dances, Bollywood, Tollywood, Fusion, Kalaripayattu Fusion with Bharatanatyam were performed as requested. May 20th, 2022 – Sponsored.
    2. Glimpse of India : 1 hour 30 mins featuring 13 artist in Bharatanatyam, Indian Folk Dances, Festival Folk Dances, Bollywood-Traditional, House, Hiphop, Bollywood Hiphop, Tollywood Traditional and Tollywood Hiphop, Kalaripayattu, Mayurbhanj Chau, Artistic-Creative Yoga, Dance Drama in Bharatanatyam, Folk & Bollywood & Song On-Request Performance. May 22nd-May29th – Sponsored.
      • Direction, All Choreography, Choreographer, Costumes, Makeup, Accessories, Shoots, Pre-launch by Hetal Joshi M, Hetal Nagaraj.
      • All Solo(s) contributions by all 13 elites on their own.
      • All of above, followed by 30mins to 1 hour : rehearsals, pre-event and post-event shoots.
    3. Showcase of India | 45 Mins featuring Solo Adults Performances. May 20th – Sponsored.
      • 8 Elites participated in this event featuring Fusions, Festival Folk, Bharatanatyam, And Tollywood, Bollywood Dances-Traditional. Solo contributions of all elites on their own!F
      • Leadership, Direction, Costumes : Hetal Joshi M, Hetal Nagaraj.
  6. Grace Effect Shoots for Headshots & Party Packages by Our Grace Effect Team by 3 Hrs. May 2022 – Contract.
    • Leadership : Hetal Joshi M, Direction & Shoot : Ms. Saumya – Our Team
  7. Grace Effect Shoots For Venue Launch by Our Grace Effect Team by 3 Hrs. May 2022 – Contract.
    • Leadership : Hetal Joshi M, Direction & Shoot : Ms. Saumya – Our Team
  8. Grace Effect Shoots – Outdoor Portfolio Elite Shoot by Our Grace Effect Team. 2.5 Hrs. May 2022 – Contract.
    • Leadership, Direction, Wardrobes, Makeup : Hetal Joshi M, Co-Direction & Shoot : Ms. Saumya – Our Team
  9. Reachh Mediaa Artist Shoot By Our Grace Effect Team 3 Hr. April 2022 – Contract Shoot.
    • Leadership, Direction : Hetal Joshi M & Ms. Saumya – Our Team.
  10. Reachh Mediaa Artist Shoot By Our Grace Effect Team 6 Hr April 2022 – Contract Shoot.
    • Leadership, Direction, Wardrobes, Makeup : Hetal Joshi M | Shoot by Ms. Saumya – Our Team.
  11. March 26, 2022 : Sarvaa Dance Production # 4 by Hetal Joshi M : 3pm to 8pm.
  12. 28 Nov, 2021 : 4 hour shoot for an E-Commerce website. Sponsored Product Launch For A Sports Brand.
    • Setty Siblings, Nirja Setty, Samarth Setty, + 3 other elites w/Hetal Joshi M. Age-13-25 target sizes as requested.
    • With full Sports Choreo, Stills, Shots and Stunts in the brand wear provided by the company.
    • Location : G2 Dance Factory, Arlingon, Texas as requested.
    • A Reachh Mediaa w/Grace Effects Shoot by Hetal Joshi M, Hetal Nagaraj Dance.
  13. August 8, 2021 : Anantha Classical Dance Production – On Stage Event.
  14. August 8, 2021 : Outdoor Shoot – Production. 3 hrs. 10 to 1 : Anantha Classical Dance Production 
  15. August 8, 2021 : Rang Folk Dance Production
  16. August 8, 2021 : Fashion Show Series # 2 for The Grace Effects featuring 45 artists – all our own students
    1. First Fashion Show was in 2014-2015 with 30 artists (Texas All Star Talents & Some of Ours) as in our 2nd half of Recital 2016 (Dance of Gods)-seperated from show.
  17. August 8, 2021 :  Theater Drama Series,  
    1. Theater & Drama Series 1 2020 Theater-Drama – Graduates
  18. August 8, 2021 : Sarva Cinema Dance Production – Bollywood Tollywood
  19. August 8, 2021 : Launch event of g2 dance factory with hiphop pre-elites Ages 8 to 18.
  20. August 8, 2021 : Sarva Cinema Production Series # 3
  21. Dhamaal Events : March to April 2021 : International Submissions ( 19 countries ) & On-Site Shoots ( Min 2 hours ) for our Reachh Mediaa Artists.
    1. Shoots by The Settys – Grace Effect Teams | 4 hours.
  22. Dhamaal Events : Feb 2021 : LIVE 7th arangetram of our owner Hetal Nagaraj with international Audiences & International Dancer
    1. LIVE Shoot by Hetal Joshi M and The Grace Effects Team. 3.5 hours.
  23. Dhamaal Events : Jan 2021 : 1.5 hour LIVE Arangetram of our National Level Elite with International Audiences & International Dancer.
    1. 8 of our shows including recitals were cancelled due to Covid City Rules/Lockdowns from Mar 2020 to Aug 2021. Anantha Classical Dance Production # 2 got cancelled, classes & full rehearsals happened – show cancelled by city. exams happened. Students Graduated.
    2. Sarva Cinematic Dance Production # 2 got cancelled, classes & full rehearsals happened – show cancelled by city. exams happened. Students Graduated.
    3. Rang Folk Dance Production # 2 got cancelled, classes & full rehearsals happened – show got cancelled by city. exams happened. Students Graduated.
    4. Theater-Drama Productions classes were cancelled half way through. Online challenges.
    5. ALL Fashion Show Classes were cancelled half way through. Online challenges.
    6. March 2020 – Special Show by Dhamaal Events – In The Shadow of Gods – Revanta Sarabhai’s Show was cancelled because of lockdowns.
    7. May 2020 – Team Darpana & Friends, USA : Group of Darpana graduates/friends/dance-classmates of Hetal Nagaraj, lockdown & city cancellations. Full Rehearsals happened.
    8. July 2020 – Rescheduled to Dec 2020 – again cancelled : Ekagra # 1 : Cancelled : Solo Showcases of Elites & our teams, by genre & Invited Gifted Artists of Texas All Star Talents – USA – Fundraiser – Got cancelled by city due to pandemic issues. Full Rehearsals happened.
  24. Online Workshop Event 2020 to 2021 : Exclusive to Kalaripayattu Students of Hetal Joshi M, Hetal Nagaraj – 12 hour Kalaripayattu Choreography by Techniques on request planned by Hetal Joshi M, Hetal Nagaraj.
  25. Aug 2020 : Pre-Elites Shoot 3.5 Hours. Some clips on this video 0:36 to 1:00. 
    • Samarth Setty w/several Pre.Elites And Teens Hiphop Series Shoot with full costumes.
    • Shot by Gopal Setty, Hetal. 3.5 hours. Location : Lewisville CH shops.
  26. August 2020 : Pre-Elites and Elites Shoot at Mckinney & Frisco, Texas for Shoot at Mckinney & Frisco, Texas USA for a national event. ALL students won the event with first 3 prizes with an invite to international event. 3.5 Hours.
    • Shot by Hetal Nagaraj. Costumes : Hetal Nagaraj Dance, Hetal Joshi M for our Reachh Mediaa Since 2013, Nruthyakala Folk Dance Academy, Mirchi Dance Academy, Kalasri Institute Of Indian Classical Dances.
    • All choreography, tech and direction by Hetal Joshi M unless otherwise stated.
    • Lights & Arrangements by our The Grace Effects teams aka Setty Siblings and Gopal Setty.
  27. 2020 : Through out the year multiple outdoor events of min 2 hours – LIVE shoots & outdoor shoots for our Reachh Mediaa happened as scheduled. Same Series, multiple segments so 1 Event.
    • Sponsored and Produced as requested | Total 12 hours of shoots.
    • Group 1 : Elites | 6 hours : Series of 2 hours each.
    • Group 2 : Pre-Elites | 6 hours : Series of 2 hours each.
  28. Annual Program 2020 – Medley Madness : Postponed/Cancelled due to corona virus.
  29. Half Year Show featuring Sarvaa 2019 : A Red Carpet Movie Gala
    • Partly Sponsored.
  30. Annual Recital 2019 – Journey To Infinite Dance Forms – Anantha 2019
    • Partly Sponsored.
  31. August 2019 : In-house company event 6 hrs workhsop for company adults-dancers only.
    1. This is part of Hetal Nagaraj Dance parents programs and mommy-me programs.
    2. 6 hr workshop as requested by Hetal Nagaraj Dance from Anish Rangrej to target a particular goal w/techniques and performance.
    3. These classes are conducted other than Dhamaal Events USA workshops that are publicly declared.
    4. In this workshop : pre.elites & elites as well some invited artists of Texas All Star Talents & Reachh Mediaa Since 2013 learned and performed at Sarvaa Cinema Dance And Theater Production Series 2019.
    5. Anish ji was also invited participate in contributing his choreo to Hetal Nagaraj Dance‘s performing song : ghar more pardesiya as visiting faculty choreo from 1:31 to 2:00, by taking regular classes.
  32. Aug 2019 : Dhamaal Events USA Event by Hetal Joshi M, Hetal Nagaraj.
  33. Sept 2018: Dhamaal Events Dance Workshop and Shoot by Hetal Joshi M, Hetal Nagaraj.
  34. Aug 5, 2018 : Pre.Elites & Elites Shoot Indian Folk Dances
  35. Annual Recital 2018 – A Fusion Life of ABCD : American Born Cultured Desi. 
  36. 2017 : School event hosted exclusively by Hetal Joshi M | Hetal Nagaraj | 3.5 to 4 hours at a time | middle & high school only | classes followed by performances in school events and outside the school events (culture fest partcipations) = 12 hours paid contract (4 x 3).
    • 12 dancers(outside grace and grooves) took part in this event. Indian folk dances and bollywood hiphop dances.
    • 50% fundraiser to school PTO from the prizes.
  37. Annual Recital 2017 – JALSO (Celebrations in Life) Nritya(Dance) Ki Masti (Fun).
  38.  Feb 27, 2016 : A Folk Dance USA Tour with a Bangla international artist in DFW, Texas on their USA tour for 3 hrs as a group-musical-non-stop.
    1. Marketing & tickets sponsored by Hetal Nagaraj Dance, Hetal Joshi M.
    2. An equal collab with former Dhamaal Events USA.
    3. partly sponsored by Reachh Mediaa Since 2013 for all of Hetal Nagaraj Dance, Hetal Joshi M everything – Jinal Shah
    4. Calcutta famous folk musical of 3 hours – non stop. @hetalnagaraj and her other elite performed in this performance for entire 3 hours as amongst the main performer / group.
  39. 2016 : Pre-Elite Shoot : 3.5 hour dance shoot followed by portfolio shoot for Pre-Elites And Elites.
    • National level event for dance and model shoot: Ashna Pethe, Nirja Setty, Samarth Setty for Bollywood, Indian Folk and Semi-Clasical Shiv Tandav Series. clips here : 1:17.
  40. Annual Recital 2016 – Dance of Gods, Adi-Shakthi : Fundraiser To C.R.Y America, Cqunce Inc & Local Small Organizations.
  41. August 2015 : Co-hosting event – 3 hr event with a public school and an org fundraising for a school for new building. all performances by students of Hetal Nagaraj Dance for Nruthyakala Folk Dance AcademyMirchi Dance AcademyGrace Creations Fusion Company followed by 1 hr workshop and co-hosting mcee. Location : Lewisville, Texas.
    1. + Fundraising activity 1 hour
    2. + Setup and booth – 1 hour.
  42. Feb 2015 : Lecture Demonstration Business Event : 2.15 lecture demonstration and honors by a national organization in 2015. Lecture on folk dance influences in cinema. showcase of various clips of our dancers for demonstrations in folk dances and bollywood on screen followed by dinner.
    • 6 other businesses were special guests in this event with Hetal Nagaraj Dance by their field specialities such as IT, business, mentorshop, projects.
    • A 4hr event. Irving, Texas. USA followed by dinner.
  43. 2014: Folk Workshop followed by 5 mins Gujarati Literature Folk Dance – 800 people folk dance workshop 4 hours (kids & adults with breaks for 4 hours). danced to song : saiyar halo ne with modern-folk. Flowermound Texas.

Events as well as performances with LESS THAN 3 Hours of run-time spread out through out the year performed by students of Hetal Joshi M, Hetal Nagaraj or our affiliates such as Reachh Mediaa Artists under one of and for our brands or for other brands/organizers.

  1. 2022 : 11 Mins Run-Time : Commercial Event – Stage Dances as in Educatainment & Commercial Dances Welcoming Bhoomi Trivedi Sponsored by Hetal Joshi M | Grace And Grooves Group for various organizers (event listed here).
    • Welcoming Bhoomi Trivedi, Oct 9th, 2022 to Dallas Fortworth, Texas USA – with glimpse of international award winning dances by Hetal Nagaraj | Hetal Joshi M in various genres by our students. Event : Plano Event Center, Plano, Texas, USA
    • Absolute beginners to advance, regional, national & international, level elites, and our Reachh Mediaa Artists from ages 5 to 47 along with our in-house students of various levels.
    • 41 participants, 31 dancers, more than 100 props and costumes were showcased.
    • Dances that can be named 🙂 : Indian Folk Dances : Gujarat, Rajasthan, Punjab, Sikh, Uttar Pradesh | Bharatanatyam | Hiphop | Kalaripayattu | Silambam | Festival Dances | Community Dances | Oriental Martial Arts | Bollywood and Fusions by fully trained dancers from instructors with absolutely straight background all in-house students trained by Hetal Nagaraj. 
    • Dramas that can be named 🙂 : 4 different styles of dramas showcased during the entire performance times.
    • 2 Phases of 5:55 each with 2 segments with dances as well as dramas with a total of 7 Grand Finale with multiple medleys & fusion music prepared(other than medley) by Hetal Joshi M to meet the genre criteria.
    • All of our segments/phases planned by Hetal Joshi M, Hetal Nagaraj Dance for makeup, costumes (costumes designed, prepared, planned w/changes, and custom prepared by Hetal Joshi M / Hetal Nagaraj) with entire planning, accessories, jewelry, direction, choreographer, choreography, techniques for all levels, classes, practices, designing of grand finale(s) of 11 mins with full music.
    • Sound Re-mixes, Add-ons & Re-compositions : Phase 1, 2 : Hetal Joshi M with additional dhol beats | Phase : 2 Ending Music from our own previous Danceathon + add-onns by Saumya. More about this event. 
    • Ms. Hetal performed through out in the entire 11mins except for 1 medley!
  2. 2022 : 40mins Run-Time : Variety of Indian Dances @University- Bharatanatyam, Indian Martial Arts Fusion, Folk Dances, Fusion Folk With Hiphop, Hiphop & Bollywood Traditional Dances.
  3. 2019 : Shoot followed by selected entries – Tollywood Series : Pre-Qualifying Shoot With Costumes For National Level Event With LIVE Telecast all over India and Andra Pradesh. Production Name : Tollywood Dances of India.
    • Total 40 Mins Run Time : 10 Students of Hetal Nagaraj participated in this event with Bahubali, Allu Arjun Series & Annamarcharya Kritis that were selected and performed, by request, through out their annual launches.
    • Genre : Bharatanatyam, Folk Dances, Tollywood Hiphop and Fusion by Graduates – Elites Of Hetal Nagaraj (Kalari and Bharatanatyam with Folk)
    • Educatainment, Commercial Industry Dances, and Theater Dances.
  4. 2018 : Indian Folk Dances : Variations (villages vs cities). Production Name : Navaratri Nights. Total 45 Mins : 15 Students of Hetal Nagaraj participated in this event followed by 11 mins of Bollywood Folk & Festival Folk – collab for RG2 launch.
  5. 49 Workshops of Hetal Nagaraj : Pictures Here : 1, 2, 3, 4, to 12 Hours Workshops At Different Venues : Bharatanatyam, Indian Folk Dances, Festival Folk Dances, Semi-Classical, Creative -Artistic Yoga, Kalaripayattu, Chhau-Mayurbhanj, Hiphop, Contemporary, Bollywood, Tollywood.
  6. 2014 to 2017 : Featured in dallas news. Per Year donations worth 700$ from grace and grooves exclusive from our “wholesale” e-commerce store for various costumes and several performances for fundraising activities upto 2hrs at each event.
    • folk dances, bollywood, fusion and dance drama : ages 5 to adults. All by Hetal Nagaraj Dance.
    • 3 years back to back! Dallas, Texas for Dallas Catholic Charities.

If we count overall events irrespective of time & majority participation then 92 Events, as of Jan 31st, 2023.

Other events include my sponsored events with non-participations and fundraisers – non participation fundraisers by Hetal Joshi M / Hetal Nagaraj.

Number of Dances Solo and Group (with dance at all times on stages or shoots as requested) : More than 300 dances performed. Ms. Hetal still performs by genre.

Infact, Ms.Hetal performed 10 dances/genres in one day by genre on May 29th, 2022 breaking her own previous records.

 An Exclusive Dance Production Series List By Hetal Joshi M | Hetal Nagaraj Are Listed Here 

Dates these page were updated : August 10, 2019 – 5:15 PM, April 9-3pm | August 12, 2021 | Dec 25, 2021 | March 1, 2022 | March 28, 2022 | April 10, 2022 | May 14, 2022 | May 28, 2022 | June 9,2022 | June 23, 2022 | June 26, 2022 | August 7, 2022 | Sept 8, 2022 | Oct 10, 2022 | Dec 23, 2022 | Jan 20, 2023 | Jan 22, 2023 | Jan 25, 2023 | Jan 28, 2023 | Jan 30, 2023
From September 2021 : We stopped virtual classes for outside or new students.
As the annual dance recitals are planned, prepared, the dances and the musicals in all our dance forms are at level where we can easily convert them into an exclusive dance production pertaining to respective forms, and styles.

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