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Residency: Bollywood! Contemporary Indian Dance

Artist: Joti Singh

Type: Residencies


What is it like to practice dance from another culture? How does dance relate to film in the Bollywood industry? What are the key elements of dance choreography? How do we work together to create a dance piece that everyone is proud of, and in which everyone participates? The class is a study of choreography (putting together dance steps) and the historical and current cultural and political contexts that shape dance from India. We will focus on learning Bollywood dance, popular dance from Indian cinema. Students will gain an understanding of choreography and how to put together a dance performance. Everyone participates in discussions and dance lessons, and students are encouraged to contribute as much as possible to the choreographic.


Residency pricing is flexible depending on the number of classrooms and number of sessions. You can find residency pricing information here along with ideas for creating a residency that meets your needs and budget.


Audience Limit: 35 per classroom

Program Length: Minimum 8 sessions each in 2 classrooms (for general education residencies)

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


Assembly Price: N/A

Assembly Back-to-Back Price: N/A

Workshop Cost per Day: N/A

Workshop Materials Fee: N/A

Travel Fee: Available only in service area

Technical Requirements



(05) May: Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

Curriculum Connections

History-Social Science
Physical Education