The Dance Centre’s popular Discover Dance! series starts a new season with a colourful, high-energy performance of Bollywood dance. The Shiamak Vancouver Dance Team will showcase the dynamic fusion of jazz, folk, and modern which is prominently seen in the Bollywood film industry and has been pioneered around the world by Indian choreographer Shiamak Davar.
The Shiamak Vancouver Dance Team has performed at major events including the Opening Ceremony of the World Police and Fire Games, the celebration ceremonies of the 2010 Winter Olympics, the We Day event at Rogers Arena in 2012, and the Times of India Film Awards at BC Place in 2013 alongside the biggest stars of Bollywood. The Team offers Bollywood dance and workout classes for all ages, at schools, dance studios, and recreation centres, and also conducts dance as therapy classes to individuals and groups with special needs. www.shiamak.ca
The Dance Centre presents the Discover Dance! series
Shiamak’s Bollywood Jazz
Thursday September 19, 2019 at 12 noon
Scotiabank Dance Centre, 677 Davie St (at Granville), Vancouver
Tickets: $15/$13 students, seniors, children
Tickets Tonight 604.684.2787 www.ticketstonight.ca
Info: 604.606.6400 www.thedancecentre.ca
2019-2020 Discover Dance! season:
Thursday September 19 Shiamak’s Bollywood Jazz
Thursday October 10 Vancouver Pars National Ballet
Thursday November 14 Vancouver Tap Dance Society
Thursday March 5 Immigrant Lessons
Thursday April 16 Shot of Scotch Vancouver
Thursday May 14 Sujit Vaidya
The Dance Centre was established in 1986 as a resource centre for dance professionals and the public in British Columbia, and offers a range of activities unparalleled in Canadian dance. The Dance Centre offer programs and resources supporting the professional development of artists, presents public performances and events, manages Scotiabank Dance Centre, one of Canada’s leading dance facilities, and works to promote BC dance.
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Media release and image provided by Heather Bray, The Dance Centre. Feature image: Shiamak Vancouver courtesy of the company.