Bolly-Kathak Beginner

$180.00 Inc.GST

Inspired by Devdas and Umrao Jaan, our Bolly Kathak course is a semi-classical style with elements of Bollywood and Kathak. Explore the classical foundations of Kathak whilst learning a choreographed Bollywood routine. Suitable for beginners and no prior experience required!

7 weeks: 14 September – 26 October 2022*
*NO CLASS 28 Sept (6 sessions over 7 weeks)
Time: Wednesdays 7.05pm (1 hour class)
Teacher: Ida
Price: $180

Spots Available: 16




  • Learn the basics of Kathak technique
  • Gradually learn on a Bolly-Kathak semi-classical routine over the duration of the course
  • Have fun with a friendly group of adult dancers
  • Learn from Australia’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.