Bharatanatyam Beginner Level 2 – Showcase 2024!

$449.00 Inc.GST

Our level 2 beginner course is for students who have previously completed a minimum of 4 terms of our Beginner Level 1 course, or have some prior experience. If you are unsure which level is right for you, please send us a message! This term will be part of Studio J’s annual stage show – join us on stage and live out your dance dreams!

12 weeks: 17 June – 8 September 2024* (*NO CLASS 1 July)
Time: Mondays 6.10pm (1 hour class)
Teacher: Rashan Samsul
Price: $399 + $50 showcase participation
Showcase date: Sunday 8 Sept @ Bunjil Place Theatre

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Description

Summary

  • This course is part of Studio J’s annual stage show. Join us on stage and live out your dance dreams with a crowd cheering you on!!
  • Learn via a non-traditional approach, with a teaching format designed to make Bharatanatyam more relevant & engaging for adults.
  • Further progress your understanding of adavus, mudras and a variety of dance sequences commonly used in Bharatanatyam
  • Learn in a supportive and encouraging environment, specific for adults
  • Work on your fitness, strength and flexibility
  • Meet a friendly group of like-minded adult beginner students
  • Be taught by the best in the industry, a professional Bharatanatyam dancer & teacher
  • Get weekly practice videos to support your learning outside of class time
  • Have access to a private group chat (via WhatsApp), to encourage communication with other students and your teacher
  • Showcase will be on Sunday 8 September at Bunjil Place Theatre, Narre Warren. Dress rehearsal from approx 11am onwards, with performance 6 – 8pm. Students MUST keep this whole day available until exact timings are confirmed.
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    *Regular attendance throughout this course is required in order to participate in the final stage performance (at least 75% of the classes, e.g. at least 8-9 sessions must be attended). If you miss several sessions, participation in showcase will be at the teachers’ discretion. Please consider this commitment prior to enrolling.

 


Teacher – Rashan Samsul

Rashan started learning Kandyan dance in Sri Lanka, at the age of 10. He later went on to learn Bharatanatyam, and graduated from the Kalakshetra in Chennai, India. Rashan was the first Muslim Bharatanatyam and Kandyan dancer in Sri Lanka, and his dedication to dance has been unwaivering. Since arriving in Melbourne 4 years ago, Rashan has continued teaching and performing across Melbourne with his company Pravaha Dancing Foundation. He hopes to share his knowledge of dance with the next generation and make his mark on the Australian artistic landscape.