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Let’s Dance: Bollywood

Let’s Dance: Bollywood
Every Saturday, 10:30am–11:15am, from February 4–April 1
Event Information

Supported by VicHealth, Let’s Dance is a series of FREE kid’s dance classes. The classes are a great way to get kids moving and a chance for them to engage with dance from different cultural traditions. Come along, learn some new moves, meet other kids and have fun!   

Bollywood Dance with Joshinder Chaggar.

Learn the Happpy Shoulders, how to make the peacock and lotus with your fingers, and do the Light bulb, all the while dancing to the uplifting and joyous music of Bollywood!   

Suitable for children 6–16 years old.

Saturday, 10.30am11.15am  

4 Feb | 11 Feb | 18 Feb | 25 Feb | 4 Mar | 11 Mar | 18 Mar | 25 Mar | 1 April  

Please get in touch if you have any questions: sara.k@footscrayarts.com

Date & Times
When

4 February1 April  2023

Venue
Performance Space
Cost

Free

Meet the Artists
  • Joshinder Chaggar
    Joshinder Chaggar

    Joshinder Chaggar is a Melbourne based dance theatre artist. She is a dancer, choreographer, actor, teacher, writer and film-maker. She is currently undertaking her PhD candidature at Deakin university, researching identity and interculturalism through dance. Her work is influenced by physical theatre, Indian folk, classical and Bollywood dance. Joshinder spent ten years in Karachi, Pakistan (2007-2017), working in theatre, television, live events and films. She also taught ‘Movement for Actors’ at the National Academy of Performing Arts in Karachi. She has participated in many festivals locally and internationally such as the Edinburgh showcase 2017, Mapping Melbourne 2017, NAPA International theatre festival (Karachi), Karachi Biennale 2017, Kunstareal Fest 2017 (Munich), Emerge in Yarra (2018), India @Mindil 2019 (Darwin), Dancing Between Two Worlds (2019) and IndiaFest 2022 (Townsville). She is the recipient of a collaborative Green Room Award (2022), ‘Best Cabaret’, for the work TakeBack (Role – performer). 

    Joshinder works extensively with the senior community, teaching a Bollywood Seniors class since 2018, at Studio J Dance. She also runs Bollywood workshops at school for young children during the school holidays and during Indian festivals, such as Diwali, through Sapphire Dance. Additionally, she runs Laughter Therapy workshops at Laneway Learning.  

    Email: Joshinder@gmail.com
    Instagram: @joshinderkaurchaggar
    Facebook: Joshinder Kaur Chaggar

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