South Indian Street Beginner – Showcase 2024!

$349.00 Inc.GST

Bring out your inner rowdy baby in our South Indian Street dance course, dedicated to the best of Tollywood/Kollywood! Learn a fun kuthu dance routine to trending south cinema music. Suitable for beginner students, no prior dance experience required. This course is part of Studio J’s annual stage show – join us on stage and live out your dance dreams!

Dates: 15 July – 8 September 2024
Time: Mondays 6pm (1 hour class)
Teacher: Ashwini
Course Fee: $299 + $50 showcase participation
Showcase date: Sunday 8 Sept @ Bunjil Place Theatre

Spots Available: 17




  • 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!!
  • You will learn the nuances of Kuthu style dance with a soundtrack featuring the best hits from South Indian cinema
  • Gradually learn a complete South Indian dance routine and perform this LIVE on stage!!
  • Have fun with a friendly group of beginner adult students
  • Learn from the best in the industry – Melbourne’s top South Indian Street choreographer, dancer and teacher
  • 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.
    *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 – Ashwini Chettiar

Ashwini was born in Gandhinagar (Gujarat), and is of Tamil/Telugu heritage. She has been dancing for over 19 years, with training in a huge range of styles including Bharatanatyam, Kathak, Garba, Bhangra, Bollywood, Contemporary and Hip Hop. Ashwini is passionate about dance, as it has brought community, friendship, grace and discipline to her life. An extremely versatile dancer, Ashwini teaches across many of our dance courses, including Garba, Semi-Classical, Bollywood & South Indian Street! Ashwini is also dancer and choreographer for Melbourne’s premiere Bollywood dance group – Sapphire Dance.