Muddrika Dance Studio, the international dance troupe based in Sri Lanka and widely known as MDS Crew, continues to set the stage alight with its spectacular, visually intriguing dance experiences that bring together modern choreography, amazing talents and great skills.
MDS Crew creates innovative, trend forward choreography with a multi-talented home grown crew that brings out an international dance experience with the exact amount of Sri Lankan identity and local flair. Since its inception in 2010, the troupe has regularly performed at the country’s biggest corporate events, exclusive weddings, state-of-the-art dance concerts, mega television productions, conceptualized product launches and brand related events, TV commercials as well as in the film industry. As a multi-styled dance group MDS Crew performs fusion, cultural, traditional, classical, contemporary, Indian/Bollywood, Latin American, Afro, Tribal, Jazz, Broadway, fire dance and other conceptual creations. It has successfully performed in several countries across the globe including India, Maldives, Dubai, Malaysia, France, Italy, and Austria.
Founder/Director Muddrika Swarnathilake started her dance journey as a Sri Lankan traditional Kandyan dancer at the age of 6 and constantly kept seeking to learn new, different styles of dance forms as she pursued her dream to become a highly-qualified professional choreographer. Such passion led to her gaining industry knowledge from leading institutes such as the Asian Academy of Film and Television in India and the New York Film Academy, USA and she commenced her career as a professional choreographer in the year 2007. During the course of her 16 years in the industry, Muddrika has choreographed countless dance performances, opening acts and conceptualized special performances to elevate grand events, brands, celebrity performances, concerts and many other such special occasions to international standards. Her expertise has been duly recognized and as a result, she has been on many dance and performing arts-based television reality shows as a judge.
Sharing her thoughts on her journey in the entertainment industry, Muddrika Swarnathilake commented, “We have been active since 2010 and are considered one of the top dancing troupes in the country. I am happy and proud to say that MDS Crew has been able to build strong relationships with local clients with a year-on-year portfolio growth of 80%. As a leading dance troupe with the utmost respect to clients, we believe that it’s our main responsibility to provide them with the best-customized service which fulfills their requirements and delivers exceptional results in terms of elevating their events to a whole new level.”
Muddrika’s choreography embodies the subtle balance of Eastern, Western, and Modern dance styles. Using her in-depth knowledge gained through several years of experience she has been able to demonstrate an unparalleled ability to bring her visions to life at every event. She also conducts Master Classes, Workshops and Personality Development Sessions for budding artists who need guidance to make it big in the showbiz industry.