Navtej Johar is a Bharatanatyam exponent and a choreographer, whose work is unique in that it freely traverses between the traditional and the avant-garde. Trained in Bharatanatyam at Kalakshetra, Chennai and with Leela Samson at the Shriram Bharatiya Kala Kendra, New Delhi, he also studied at the Department of Performance Studies, New York University. With performances at prestigious venues all over the world and several successful international collaborations to his name, Johar is today recognized as a cutting edge performer whose work is sensitive, compelling, evocative and layered. He has worked with prominent dance companies, choreographers and directors including Bill T. Jones, Chandralekha, Leela Samson, Peter Sparling, Yoshiko Chuma, Justin McCarthy, Janet Lilly, Keith Khan, Muzaffar Ali; composers Stephen Rush and Shubha Mudgal; and has acted in films by Deepa Mehta and Sabiha Sumar. A recipient of the Times of India Fellowship, 1995, and the Charles Wallace Fellowship, 1999, Johar was the performance director of the Commonwealth Parade, for the Queen's Golden Jubilee Celebrations, at London, in June 2002.

A long time practitioner and teacher of yoga, Johar trained at the Krishnamacharya Yoga Mandiram, Chennai. He is artistic director of Studio Abhyas, a non-profit organization dedicated to dance, yoga, humane urban design and the care of stray animals

Hiroshi Miyamoto was born in Japan. After completing his bachelor of law degree from Hosei University in Tokyo, he moved to Canada to study dance. He was a student in the Performance Training Program at Main Dance in Vancouver, B.C. in 1995/1996, and a scholarship student of the Merce Cunningham Studio in Manhattan, N.Y. in 1998/2000. He is a co-founder and collective member of Green Tea-a collective of Japanese dancers in Toronto. He is also a collective member of 3M Dances. His choreographies have been seen at fFIDA, Harbourfront Centre, Kinetic Cohesion Provincial Dance Festival, Red, SooRyu Dance Festival, The Studio, 8:08 Series as well as in the productions of Green Tea and 3M Dances in Toronto, Studio 303 in Montreal, The Sol Goldman YM-YWHA Educational Alliance in N.Y., He co-created and co-performed a new duet "Hitotsubatago"- in collaboration with Segawa Takako and they toured Japan in July 2007 including Tokyo city. As a dancer, he has worked professionally in diverse styles and with numerous choreographers in Toronto and N.Y. He is a company member and rehearsal director of inDANCE/Hari Krishnan.