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From early dance days, I knew that I had a choreographic mind and sought out choreographic opportunities.


I have developed my choreographic craft with the input from all the artists that I have worked with.


Choreographic work and the creative journey is like an everblooming flower. I am thankful to have a choreographic career developing in parallel to my performing work.



  • Completed an Arts Council England funded research project for a new production entitled The Body Recall.


  • Created Tracing The Scars, a group choreography for the New Grounds program at the Riley Theatre, Northern School of Contemporary Dance


  • Mentor and dramaturge for Beyond Words by Ffion Campbell-Davies and Tyrone Isaac-Stuart. Performed at Dance Umbrella 2019, London

  • Worked with Shobana Jeyasingh on the Opéra National du Rhin's Until The Lions, as a martial arts sequence coordinator, creating war scenes using martial arts

  • Directed Fluid Boundaries, an outdoor show, part of London Festival of Architecture, performed at the Aldgate Square in London involving two local schools from the Bethnal Green area and Green Candle Dance, a senior citizen’s dance company from East London.

  • Created Kootam, a group piece for the BA3 at London Contemporary Dance School, performed at The Place Theatre and toured in the UK


  • Created Collide, a 20 minute group dance work, performed at Shrishti Live 2018 at ADA Rangamandira, Bangalore, India

  • Created and directed Stillness is Monochrome?, a collaboration with Austrian artist Margit Preis joined by dancer Ichiro Sugae, performed at Luftschloss Cobenzl Castle in Vienna.


  • Fly From, a 30-minute solo for Morph dance company. Premiered at the Curve Theatre, Leicester.

  • Created Ordinary Stranger, a full length dance work as a part of UK Korea exchange, performed at Dance Umbrella 2017, with dance artists Dickson MBI (UK) and Kyong shin-Kim (Korea)

  • Co-created and performed in Just Like That at E-Moves Festival in Harlem. A collaboration with Parijat Desai Dance company USA

  • Directed Disha International Dance Festival workshop in Cochin, Kerala, India; dance artists from around 15 countries participated



  • Created Mat-X, a 15-minute dance duet at Divaldo Na Cucky in Czech Republic

  • New group work, Breaking Joints, premiered at Richmix in London on May 8, supported by the Arts Council UK

  • Created a 20-minute choreography for the Conservatoire of dance in Vienna, Austria



  • Created closing night public performance at Zero Point Festival, Prague




  • Vice Versa commissioned in Finland. Vice Versa is a choreographic collaboration between Saju Hari and the Finnish dancer choreographer, Saku Koistinen



  • Cultural Olympiad project in the West Midlands, UK called Moving Earth, a site-specific dance undertaken by Sampad with the help of Birmingham City Council. Saju Hari was one of the two choreographers with 150 dancers from across the region performing in Victoria Square, Birmingham City Centre.



  • Edges choreography for the postgraduate touring company of Chichester University


  • Created The Program for place prize choreography competition, semi finalist



  • In The Thick Of It, a very well received project especially choreographed for schools, aimed at children aged 5 to 7. Exploring the ideas of bullying, personal space and other playground issues. Choreographed while Saju Hari was an associate artist in Woking Dance Festival.


  • Lunatic Express, duet with Kebaya Moturi, commissioned by Woking Dance Festival from Arts Council International Fellowship, Kenya



  • Re: URGENT group work commissioned by Royal Opera House, London; new: currents series, July 2006 (Clore Studio Upstairs)



  • Opaque Image (duet) commissioned by Royal Opera House, London; new: currents series, July 2005 (Clore Studio Upstairs)

  • Events (solo) commissioned by Royal Festival Hall, London: Daredevas (Purcell Room) & White Christmas (The Place)

  • The Merchant of Venice (Tara Arts, director: Jatinder Verma)

  • Asian Business Awards Ceremony (Hilton Hotel, London)

  • The Far Pavilions (Shaftesbury Theatre, London – West End); additional choreography & staging, martial arts/ dance sections

  • Eye to Eye (solo) J P Morgan corporate event (City of London)

  • Harmony (solo), Resolution! 2005 at The Place, London



  • Itself! (solo) commissioned by Royal Opera House, London; new:currents series, July 2004 (Clore Studio Upstairs) performed at Fresh! & Dance: Beats (The Place) & in Malmø, Sweden

  • Movement workshops for Akram Khan & Nitin Sawhney (new play by Nitin Sawhney, National Theatre Studio)

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