Bolly-Kathak Beginner – Showcase 2024!

$400.00 Inc.GST

Inspired by Devdas and Umrao Jaan, our Bolly Kathak course is a semi-classical dance style which explores the classical foundations of Kathak whilst learning a choreographed routine. This course will be part of Studio J’s annual stage show – join us on stage and live out your dance dreams!

Dates: 17 July – 8 September 2024
Song: Kun Faya Kun
Time: Wednesdays 7.10pm (75 minute class)
Teacher: Ida
Course Fee: $350 + $50 showcase participation
Showcase date: Sunday 8 Sept @ Bunjil Place Theatre

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Summary

  • 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 one of Australia’s top Kathak choreographer, dancer and teacher, with over 20 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
  • 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 6 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 –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.