Bharatanatyam Intermediate-Advanced

$360.00 Inc.GST

Our Bharatanatyam Advanced course will deepen your connection with this art form. If you’re looking to revise your adavus & learn a new dance item each course, then this is the class for you! We recommend at least 5-7 years recent experience, or more than 7 years past experience to enrol at this level.

Next Course
9 weeks: 1 August – 26 September 2022
Time: Mondays 7.10pm (90-minute class)
Teacher: Rashan
Price: $360

Spots Available: 15

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Summary

In this course, you will:

  • Expand your repertoire and movement vocabulary through learning a short dance item (either traditional, or a more modern classical routine by newer choreographers)
  • Develop a deeper practical and theoretical understanding of Bharatanatyam
  • Continue nuancing the nine emotional states of classical Indian dance and how to convey them through body posture, facial expression, eye/glance technique and breath control.
  • Refine and further develop your form and technique
  • Learn in a supportive and encouraging environment, geared towards adult learning
  • Work on your fitness, strength and flexibility
  • Meet a friendly group of like-minded dancers
  • Be taught by the best in the industry, a professional Bharatanatyam dancer & teacher with over 25 years dance experience
  • 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
  • Create a dance video once you have learnt a full dance item. Your video is professionally filmed and edited by Studio J. You will have full access to the final dance video, to share with family & friends (non-commercial use)

 


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. Read more about Rashan in our dance blog!