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Akademi presents Breakdance and Bharatanatyam with Shreya Vadnerkar
The Diaspora’ workshop. Join Shreya on an exciting, upbeat and welcoming dance workshop.
Gain insight into the intricacy of Bharatanatyam (Indian classical) and let loose with some Breaking (Breakdance). This workshop is open to all ages and abilities focusing on beginners level. Shreya welcomes you to try something new!
Shreya Vadnerkar is a British-Indian dancer specialising in Bharatanatyam and Bollywood dance as well as having trained Folk, Tap, Modern and a new found passion for Breaking (Breakdance) over the years. With years of training, she regularly performs Bharatanatyam and Bollywood around the country and competes in Breaking battles nationally. Some of her recent achievements include featuring in the Marvel Eternals film as a Bollywood dancer, being the sole representative of b-girls (female breakdancers) in the BBC Women in Sports campaign, performing for the BBC Young Dancer 2019 Category and Grand finals as duet partner, and being an invited artist at Latitude festival as part of Saddlers Wells BBC Young Dancer cohort. As well as this Shreya also delves into other sectors in the Arts through her work as Associate Director of Nupur Arts Dance Academy.
This event is part of our COMMONS dance festival. To see the full programme, visit this event page.
Doors open: 7pm
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