Photo by Pete Saloutos
DEEPA LIEGEL was born in Calcutta, India and raised in Seattle, Washington. She grew up dancing with Cornish Preparatory Dance, Leela Kathak Dance and Seattle Theatre Group. She got her BFA in Dance Performance and a minor in Arts Management from Southern Methodist University. Post graduation, she moved to New York to apprentice with the Limón Dance Company for the 2017-2018 season. During that year, she also freelanced with Broadway Cares’ Broadway Bares, Barkha Dance Company, Bollywood Boulevard the Tour and Catherine Cabeen/Hyphen. She then joined the Mark Morris Dance Group and toured domestically and internationally. Highlights include performances at the Kennedy Center, Metropolitan Opera, Sadler’s Wells and a seven-week tour across the UK and Ireland with Dance Consortium. During the pandemic, she earned her classical Pilates certification through Power Pilates, taught at Western Washington University and worked with Dance Lab New York, Delta Rae and J Balvin. Deepa rejoined the Limón Dance Company as a member in 2022. Instagram: @deepaleaps.