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Performance: On the Stage & in the Classroom – Classical Indian Dance & Bhangra

Artist: Joti Singh

Type: Performance: On the Stage & in the Classroom

Description

Professional Performance and accompanying classroom workshops. Duniya Dance and Drum Company presents traditional and contemporary forms of Indian dance and music. Bhangra, a harvest dance from Punjab in northern India, is performed with high energy and with the accompaniment of a live dhol, the traditional drum played in Bhangra music. The dancers also showcase Bollywood dance, from the modern Indian film industry. In addition, Duniya performs with a percussionist, who teaches the students about various instruments, including tablas, from north and south India. Through the performance, the students will learn the significance behind the different dance and music forms, and come to appreciate the diversity of the Indian subcontinent.  

Information

Audience Limit: 300 students depending on space

Program Length: 45 minutes

Appropriate for Grades:
Pre-K, Secondary SDC, 1st Grade, 2nd Grade, 3rd Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 9th Grade, 10th Grade, 11th Grade, 12th Grade, All Grades

Price

Assembly Price:

Assembly Back-to-Back Price:

Workshop Cost per Day: N/A

Workshop Materials Fee: N/A

Travel Fee: $50+ outside of service area

Technical Requirements

CD/mp3 player and P/A system. If you can't meet these requirements, please let staff know.

Themes

(05) May: Asian Pacific American Heritage Month
(11) November: International Drum Month

Curriculum Connections

History-Social Science