Amee Patel

Amee has been passionate about dance since the age of 10 when her parents enrolled her into her first dance class. She began her instruction under Smita "Miki" Patel of IPAC (India Performing Arts Center) from whom she learned the foundation of various forms of dance including: garba, raas, folk, semi-classical, odissi and Bollywood. Amee grew up taking part in annual dance competitions such as FOGANA and Naya Andaz, and performing in the annual IPAC dance recitals. At Rutgers University, Amee auditioned and was accepted into SAPA the fall of her freshman year. She was an active member of the troupe during her college years and participated in many intercollegiate shows such as Naach Nation, Beat of Passion and SASA.

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