Bolly-Kathak Intermediate

$220.00 Inc.GST

Inspired by Devdas and Umrao Jaan, our Bolly Kathak course is a semi-classical style with elements of Bollywood and Kathak. This is an intermediate level class and prior classical dance experience is required. If you’re not sure, then let’s have a chat!

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8 weeks: 17 April – 5 June 2021
Time: Saturdays 1.45pm (1 hour class)
Teacher: Ida
Price: $220

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Summary

In this 8 week course, you will:

  • Further your knowledge of Kathak dance through rhythmic footwork, spins (chakkars) and hand gestures
  • Gradually learn a complete Bolly-Kathak semi-classical routine
  • Improve your balance, stamina and fitness
  • Have fun with a friendly group of adult dancers
  • Learn from Melbourne’s top Kathak choreographer, dancer and teacher, with over 18 years Kathak training
  • Get weekly practice videos to support your learning outside of class
  • Have access to a private group chat (via WhatsApp), to encourage communication with other students and your teacher
  • Learn performance skills by creating a dance video in the final lesson. Your routine 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 –Ida Ghatge

With over 18 years of dance experience, Ida is a Kathak dancer who trained under guru Shri. Harish Gangani. She also attended the Terence Lewis Dance Academy in Mumbai, and later moved to Melbourne where she completed her Honours in Psychology at Melbourne Uni. An experienced performer, Ida has graced the stage across India, Europe and Australia. Ida currently performs with Sapphire Dance as a Bollywood & Kathak dancer-choreographer.