DEEPA LIEGEL grew up dancing with Cornish Preparatory Dance, Leela Kathak Dance, and Seattle Theater Group in Seattle, Washington. She received her B.F.A. in dance performance with honors and a minor in arts management from Southern Methodist University in 2017. Since moving to New York, she has performed with Barkha Dance Company, Broadway Bares, and Monica Kapoor, and apprenticed with the Limón Dance Company. She joined MMDG as an apprentice in September 2018.