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Akademi presents: Contemporary Bollywood with Aanchal Gupta

An hour-long workshop is designed to you give a fun-filled experience of India through Bollywood music and dance.

The class will be tailored to all levels with easy-to-do steps, hand gestures, and dramatic facial expressions. Come learn the popular Bollywood moves with technical breakdowns and dance to the most trending songs.

Aanchal Gupta originally from Mumbai-India moved to the UK in 2016 and started her dance company BollyRed based in London. She is professionally trained in Indian classical Bharatanatyam, and Bollywood, Bhangra, and Garba. She is also professionally trained in Salsa and Bachata from California USA and is a certified Hatha Yoga instructor. She has more than 10 years of teaching and performance experience in India, the US, the UK, and Europe. She is passionate about creating new fusion styles with Bollywood and currently she is exploring a new style called BollyWaack which is Bollywood + Waacking.

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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