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.
We are excited to present our fall Bollywood workshop to get over your quarantine blues!
Saturday, October 3, 2020
1:00-2:00 PM MST
$12.50 / person (ages 12+)
The Room YYC - 5918 5 Street SW
Register here to choose between beginner and advanced Bollywood.
All participants must pre-register; no drop in spaces available.
Due to COVID-19 there will be limited spots available.
Please bring a mask and your own water bottle.
The Room YYC COVID-19 Guidelines:
Please do not attend the class if you have symptoms of COVID-19, have been in close contact with a person who has tested positive for COVID-19, or traveled out of Canada in the past 2 weeks.
The dance floor has been marked to allow for dancers to maintain physical distance of 2-3 meters.
Each studio will only accommodate 10 registrants at a time. Please bring your own water as the water fountain will not be functional. Parents cannot stay in the studio during the workshop due to reduced capacity. Masks are required until the workshop begins.
Please note there are no refunds once you have registered.
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. We also offer private choreography for events and weddings, hold workshops, and perform at a number of events.
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.