About 2017-12-27T15:43:29+00:00


We believe music & dance transcend societal norms. We aspire to create beautiful, inclusive & engaging high energy events that bring people together to celebrate the best of life through shared connection.


Prashant Kakad
Prashant KakadDJ/Singer/Dancer
A one-of-a-kind Bollywood entertainer, Prashant is a singer, choreographer, MC & DJ with one simple agenda, to make people dance all night long to an irresistible blend of world’s greatest dance beats. Prashant’s effervescent personality & charisma instantly strikes a chord with audiences of all ages & backgrounds.
Brittany Newton
Brittany NewtonLead Dancer
As the lead dancer and assistant instructor for the Jai Ho! Dance Troupe, Brittany has performed & taught dance across the US. Brittany has been dancing for nearly 8 years, capturing the character-driven nature of Bollywood music through her elegance & charisma.
Born in India & raised in Oregon – Madhuri Feldman aka DJ Ki is a resident DJ for Jai Ho! Dance Party & Bollywood Dreams Entertainment. Madhuri is also a dancer with the Jai Ho! Dance Troupe and enjoys singing & playing guitar in her spare time.
Armaan is one of the founding members of the Jai Ho! Dance Party. Man of many talents, he has performed with the troupe, DJ’d & taught dance for several events. Presently he is an MC & oversees audio-video tech for events.

When he is not making parties happen Armaan likes to climb mountains in the Pacific NW.

Our newest addition to the Jai Ho! Dance Party team, is the delightful, break-dancing percussionist, Elliot! When he’s not on the Dhol, you’ll find him free-style dancing or producing music.
DJ Skee
Shashi a.k.a DJ Skee is a dancer and DJ residing in Portland, Oregon. Born and raised in the South Indian cosmopolitan city of Bangalore, Shashi grew up on Bollywood and other Indian regional movies with exposure to diverse cultures, music and dance. His dance style and repertoire includes Indian classical styles, such as Bharatanatyam, Bhangra, and Folk; and, western staples including Latin, Hip-hop, Contemporary, and Jazz. His love and passion for dancing and music naturally transitioned him into DJ’ing.


Jade Maniscalco
Jade ManiscalcoOperations Manager
An avid adventurer, Jade always loves trying new things – especially in the realm of music and dance. Jade immediately became drawn to the head-shaking movement of Bollywood and knew she’d love to work with Jai Ho! When she isn’t dancing, you’ll find her traveling, doing yoga, and singing with her ukulele.
Janet Brent
Janet BrentWebsite Design
Janet is in charge of putting together the website and other techy things. She has enjoyed Bollywood Dance and culture since 2007. When she’s not in front of the computer, you can find her hiking, bicycling, traveling, and walking dogs as a pet sitter.
Your Name Here!
Your Name Here!Social Media Manager
We’re always on the lookout for talented social media managers who want to spread our events. Contact us to be considered!



Our Values



Work is love made visible.

These words by Kahlin Gibran accurately describe our approach to producing events.



Sharing is caring. 

We believe music & dance transcend societal labels so we strive to make our events as accessible as possible.



Life should not only be lived, it should be celebrated.

We feel grateful to produce moments of exuberant shared joy.

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