Terence Lewis was born on the 10th of April 1975. Born to Xavier Lewis and Teresa Lewis, he is the youngest of eight siblings. He is internationall trained and specialises in Indian folk, contemporary and neo-classical dance forms. He is also a choreographer in Bollywood films and musicals.
He has choreographed international stage shows, mega Bollywood shows, corporate launches, Broadway Westend musicals, feature films, ads and music videos. He is the first Indian to receive the prestigious Dance WEB Scholarship, representing India in Vienna, Austria. Terence represented Asia at the International Choreographers’ Meet at the TANZ platform, Stuttgart, Germany. He is also a teacher at Impulstanz Festival at Vienna, Austria since 2007-08 teaching Bollywood and Indian contemporary dance.
He was the choregrapher in films like John Mathew’s Shikhar and Ram Gopal Verma’s Naach. He also did Music videos like Adnan Sami’s Kasam (with Amisha Patel), Stereo Nation’s Ishq (with Koena Mitra) and Shaan, Saapna Mukherjee among others.
Terence also did international musicals like ‘The Children of the sea’ and ‘Finding Marina’ with the Civil War and Tsunami affected children in Sri Lanka.
|2002||Won||American Choreography Award||Outstanding Achievement in Feature Film
for: Lagaan: Once Upon a Time in India(2001)