Pooja Uberoi joined The Danceworx in 2006. She is trained in Jazz, Contemporary, Classical Ballet, Kathak and Bharatnatyam. She has also done training workshops in Chau Folk Dance, Latin Ballroom, Hip-hop, Acro-Yoga, Yoga, Theatre, and Choreography Composition.
Apart from studying full-time at The Danceworx, Pooja has also done at the Broadway Dance Centre, New York; at Alvin Ailey, New York; at Hubbard Street Dance, Chicago; and at Alonzo King LINES Ballet, San Francisco.
Pooja has danced in various pieces of The Danceworx Student Repertory Company repertoire, choreographed by Indian and International choreographers. She has performed for stage, film and television.
Theatrical performances in India include: JHUMROO, Kingdom of Dreams (2012), Bhoomika: Narendra Sharma Festival for Dance (2012), Out of Sight (2008), Salaam India (2008), and About Nothing (2003).
Her international performances include: Salaam India 7-city USA tour (2008).
Performances at major events include: NDTV Gadget Guru Awards (2012), EEMA Awards (2012), Global Indian Music Awards (2011), 1000 Day Countdown to Commonwealth Games XIX (2008), Hungry Heart Festival (2007), International Film Festival of India opening ceremony (2006), Tribute to R.D. Burman, musical concert with Shankar, Ehsaan & Loy in Goa (2006), and the Commonwealth Games XVIII Queen's Baton Relay (2005).
Her film performances include: Aisha (director Rajshree Ojha, choreographer Ashley Lobo).
Television performances include the show Reebok Life on NDTV Good Times (choreographer Shaira Bhan, The Danceworx).
Pooja has choreographed for both stage and film.
Choreographies for theatrical productions & shows include: Experimenta (2012 & 2013), One Year Celebration of Jhumroo 2013 (choreographed & directed the event), and Salaam India (2008). Pooja was also assistant choreographer on Jhumroo, the Kingdom of Dreams production.
School/ college production choreographies include: Around the World in 60 Days: Disney Musical for Annual Day of Chiranjiv Bharti School, Gurgaon (2006); Fiddler on the Roof: Musical for Annual Day of Chiranjiv Bharati School, Gurgaon (2008); We Can Do It for Special Kids Day of The Shri Ram School, Gurgaon (2008); Annual Day of Chiranjiv Bharti School, Gurgaon (2009); Annual Day of Delhi Public School, Sushant Lok, Gurgaon (2010); Annual Day of Delhi Public School, Maruti Kunj, New Delhi (2010); Sports Day of Delhi Public School, Maruti Kunj, New Delhi (2011); Handing Over Ceremony of Delhi Public School, Maruti Kunj, New Delhi (2011); and Beauty & the Beast: Musical for Annual Day of The Shri Ram School, Gurgaon (2010).
Her film choreographies include assisting Ashley Lobo on the following: No One Killed Jessica, director Raj Kumar Gupta
Pooja is the show-running choreographer for JHUMROO, Kingdom of Dreams production. She has also directed a 3-week workshop on Choreography Composition for Experimenta (2012 & 2013).
Pooja's vision is to experience dance and its various facets and spread the message of international dance. She also wants to promote Bollywood and Broadway musicals as a viable and credible form of entertainment, creating opportunities for young artists by educating them and the society about dance as a serious vocation.