KALA BHAVAN OF CALGARY
Calgary's premiere Indian dance school teaching Bharatnatyam, folk & fusion.
Welcome to KBC!
We are one of Calgary’s original Indian classical dance schools. Under the lead of the artistic director and senior choreographers, Kala Bhavan teaches Bharatnatyam & traditional folk dances of India.
Kala Bhavan of Calgary was founded in 1987 under the direction of Roma Thakore. We offer year-round classes, teaching traditional Bharatnatyam and folk dances of India, along with fusion & Indian contemporary items.
Join us at KBC to take advantage of our professional instructors and welcoming community of dancers who love to laugh. Whether you’re a beginner or an experienced dancer looking to improve your technique, you can learn with us at KBC.
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Bharatnatyam classes are for 1 hour on a weekly basis, on evenings and weekends. Classes run from September to June, with a two month break in July and August. Class times and fees vary by level, so please call to find out more.
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Classes are focused on teaching the fundamentals of Bharatnatyam, beginning with the basic positioning, steps and hand gestures, followed by learning items and facial expressions.
Folk, fusion and fimly style dances are also taught when there is an opportunity to perform at community events. For more information on classes or to enrol, please email or call 403-239-7143.