The Dance Company
Core Leadership
Prakash Mohandas is the founder of Agni Dance. He is a dancer, instructor, actor, musician, filmmaker and a successful entrepreneur. Prakash is also currently an instructor at Ballet Austin where he teaches Bollywood workshops and choreography classes. He has received formal training in Kathak, Bollywood, Hip Hop and Jazz and also dabbles in other dance forms such as Salsa, Bachata, Swing, Charleston, Lindy Hop. 
Prakash is also the founder and CEO of Agni Entertainment, a burgeoning film and theater company that has  succesfully produced large scale touring productions, short and feature length films. Prakash also recently produced and starred in Om Shanti , Texas's first Bollywood musical . He also believes in philanthropy and is actively involved in creative arts projects that benefit the community including his most recent effort, Danscribe .
Prayrana Sharma is the CEO of Agni Dance. A life long lover of the arts, dance is her biggest passion. She has been associated with SDIPA (Shaman Davar Institute of Performing Arts) for the past 9 years in SPB and has been instrumental in recent years to the management and success of Agni Dance. She believes that dancing gives her the motivation to live and also believes in spreading that positivity and happiness. This is her way of contributing to the world of peace and love. 
Aishwarya Vishwanathan (Aish)  is the CEO of AgniFIT. Originally from Bengaluru, India, Aish has been dancing all her life – be it at stage shows, dance competitions or just getting a party started! She is a huge Bollywood/Kollywood buff and is a fan of fast beats & high tempo. She may be a Business Analyst by day but she moonlights as a certified Zumba Fitness ® Instructor & therefore several international rhythms such as the Salsa, Merengue, Cumbia, Reggaeton & Hip-hop are in her forte. But hey! Since she is a true blue Bollywood enthusiast and a “desi”, the “jhatkas”, the “dappaankoothu” and the “balle balles” have a prominent presence in her fitness classes!
Divya Dinakar is the Creative Director for Agni Dance. She is also a dancer, instructor and choreographer for Agni Dance. She has been teaching Bollywood dance to kids and adults for over 4 years. Divya is an engineer at Intel Corporation by day. She specializes in Bollywood basic, advanced, kids workshops, private lessons and choreography. Divya choreographed the Agni Entertainment musical, Om Shanti - Once Upon a Time in Bollywood in 2013, and was nominated for her work at Austin's prestigious Critics' Table Awards. She has performed at and choreographed for numerous Agni performances. She recently won the Pratham Austin Dancing with the Stars Dance Competition. Divya is currently training in Kathak, a classical Indian dance form that focuses on footwork and pirouettes. In her free time, she spends time trying to learn new dance forms like Salsa, Bachata, Swing, Charleston, Tango, Lindy Hop etc.