Epika Dance Troupe is a Bollywood Fusion Dance group based in london that presents the unique fusion of Indian, Japanese and Western Dance
They are a dynamic group from different backgrounds
Epika has performed on live stage, films, music videos, awards ceremonies festivals, commercials to large productions abroad.
Emiko Jane Ishii is a British born Japanese Dancer, Choreographer, Actress and Dance Instructor. Acting & Dance has always been a prominent part of her life. Prior to devoting her life to the performing arts full time, Emiko completed her academic studies in Film & American Studies at King’s College University with a year abroad at the University of California Santa Barbara where she achieved a First in Acting, Film & Asian American Studies. After her undergraduate studies, she proceeded in doing a postgraduate in Practical Filmmaking at the Metfilm School based in Ealing Studios.
Emiko is the Founder and Creative Director of International Dance Company Epika Dance Troupe. She is known for her Unique Fusion of dance and her training in different styles of dance ranging from Hip-hop, Japanese to Bollywood and Kathak. She is training under Padmashri Guru Pratap Pawar.
She has choreographed and performed in music videos, films, theatre and live stage shows in UK and Internationally and aims to inspire people through dance and be a good representative of Dance.
Emiko has studied acting at University of California Santa Barbara and has performed on TV, commercials and Theatre.
Assistant Dance Captain/Choreographic Team and Featured Dancer in London Olympics Opening Ceremony 2012, Asian Achievers Awards 2016, Olivier Awards 2015, Rugby World Cup Japan 2019 Conference, Semi-Finalist Britain’s Got Talent 2010, Turkish Film Awards, Hrithik Roshan Wax Launch at Madame Tussaud’s London, NOBU India, MAD Feature Film, Assisting Longenus Fernandes in Baar Baar Dekho. Incredible India Holland with Shah Rukh Khan, Foxy Bingo , ASDA & Samsung Galaxy Commercials, But I Don’t Like girls, Tour In India with Triveni Dance.