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.
THE FOLLOWING EVENTS ARE TEMPORARILY ON HOLD DUE TO COVID 19.
Check out our 7 week Bollywood/Cinematic workshop
Sundays, March 15th - May 3rd, excluding Easter Sunday (April 12th)
4 - 5 PM
$120 per person:
6 classes to learn and practice a 5 minute dance
Perform at Kala Bhavan's year end recital on May 3rd
Costumes/props will be provided (for the performance)
Video cover recording of dance
Location: Tecumseh Taekwon-Do Studio #5 4429 6 Street NE (front entrance)
Intermediate level experience required (please refer to social media for video preview of dance)
Please note there are no refunds once you have registered.
Join us for our next dance workshop on April 4 at The Room YYC!
We will be teaching Bharatnatyam Basics, as well as Beginner or Advanced Folk and Bollywood.
Each session is 1 hour long, and costs $15/class or try all three for a $30 class bundle.
12-1 PM: Bharatnatyam Basics
1-2 PM: Beginner or Advanced Folk
2-3 PM: Beginner or Advanced Bollywood
Registration is now open here.
Join Our Dance Community
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.
KBC students are taking to the stage to showcase what they have learned this year. See what they've been up to!
Sunday, May 3, 2020
Symons Valley United Church
38 Kincora Rise NW
$10 per ticket
For tickets email or call 403-239-7143
Follow our insta feed @kala_bhavan
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.