Global dancing sensation and artistic director of KSPARK entertainments, Karan Pangali was set for a career in the arts from the precocious age of three. Karan is a home-grown talent with a worldwide appeal delivering internationally acclaimed performances and choreography. His dance repertoire boasts an exciting fusion of Kathak, Hip-Hop, Bollywood, Bhangra, Salsa and Jazz. Karan has been awarded special Kathak fellowships to learn and work alongside legendary gurus such as Kumudini Lakhia, Pratap Pawar, and Pundit Birju Maharaj.
He catapulted to fame as the sole UK representative to make the final of Bollywood’s Hrithik Roshan’s ‘Just Dance’ competition. To attain this position Karan surpassed over 40,000 dancers who were auditioned across UK, America and India. Week after week, as over 97 million TV viewers tuned in to follow Karan competing in a multitude of dance genres, he further became a household name in the entertainment field.
Karan formed the KSPARK dance troupe, bringing together handpicked artists across the genres of Kathak, Bhangra, Hip-Hop, Contemporary, Salsa and even gymnastics. The amalgamation of these techniques enables them to innovate mesmerising dance fusions. Karan and the KSPARK team have built up an impressive performance portfolio across theatre, film, corporate events, TV, awards ceremonies and even high profile weddings. They have brought a new dimension to entertainment.
Not just a performer Karan is also an exceptional actor, musician, model and choreographer. With a genuine desire to pass on the art of dance to others, coupled with a natural flair for teaching, he established his own dance academy, Karan’s Bollywood Masterclass (KBM). This has opened the door for males and females of all ages, and abilities to have the opportunity to learn and experience Karan’s signature KSPARK dance style.