Do you find yourself entranced by the magical energy of Bollywood? Does the sassy style of Bollywood music make you want to get up and dance? This workshop is for you!
"Introduction to Bollywood" is a workshop designed for those who want to explore and begin their journey with Indian and Bollywood dance.
This introduction level workshop will cover the basics of Indian dance including theory, basic movements, hand gestures (mudras), expressions (abhinaya) and technicality. After learning the foundation, a short piece of choreography will be taught to bring everything together!
Fasten your seatbelts, we're going to the mystical land of India and the fantasy of Bollywood.
Date: Tuesday, February 20
Time: 7-8:30 pm
Location: Exact address provided with registration, studio is in Parc Extension (Metro Acadie, Metro Parc)
Cost: Regular: $20, Students: $15
Rameez Karim is a Montreal based choreographer, instructor, dancer and Artistic Director of Bollywood Blast. He is professionally trained in various dance styles including Indian folk/filmi/fusion, kathak, ballet, hip hop, contemporary, and afro-caribbean. He has learned from renowned Bollywood choreographers Saroj Khan, Shampa Gopikrishna and Baba Yadav. He has also learned from celebrity choreographers in Western styles of dance including ShoTyme, Mark Samuels & Paul Becker. Rameez has worked for/ with artists such as Mia Martina, The Bilz & Kashif, Mickey Singh, Priyanka Chopra, Diljit Dosanj and Jassi Sidhu. He has also choreographed and performed for some of Montreal’s largest festivals including Acess Asie, Taste of the Caribbean and Montreal Pride as well as internationally in Dubai, Mexico and New York City.
Bollywood Blast is Montreal's premiere, professional Indian-Bollywood dance & entertainment company specializing in delivering Indian art and culture to the public for various events/occasions. Bollywood Blast aims to entertain audiences, promote well-being, preserve & share the beauty and evolution of ancient Indian traditions and culture with all.