Semi-Classical Dance Training for All Levels

All Level

National award for choreography in the film Dil Toh Pagal Hai. Choreographed in movies like Mission Impossible 4, Dhoom 2, and more.

US $19.99 per class |

for 1-on-1, 60 mins class

Pay as you go, 2 classes at a time

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: English

Course Summary

Learn the combination of Indian classical and modern from Shiamak Davar's Institute for Performing Arts with live, online 1-on-1 training. Whether you're a complete novice or a trained dancer, this course is open for all levels. Learn at your own pace with a personalized training structure at a time that is convenient to you. This course will explore various forms of Indian classical dance, techniques, rhythmic footwork, artistic hand gestures, and facial expressions. By the end of the course, students will have gained practical and theoretical knowledge of the dance form as well as be confidently able to perform various choreographies in this style.

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Shiamak Davar's Institute for Performing Arts

Experience: 5 Years

From: India

  • Teacher Skill Keywords

    Various Dance Styles
  • 4 Online live sessions completed

    This particular teacher is already a hit among our students.
  • About the Course

    This 30-week semi-classical dance course for beginner, intermediate and advanced level students, will be taught by the Shiamak Davar's Institute for Performing Arts. It introduces the enrolled students to semi-classical dance styles, their meaning, and the precise movements involved in its style. Students begin by learning the meaning behind these dance moves and their three basic elements: Body posture, movement, and expressions. Students also learn the meanings behind the different types of movements. The instructor for this course will be guiding the students, according to their level, through the different techniques, movement styles, and expression basics that are associated with semi-classical dance, and the meanings of various terms and concepts so that each student has a true understanding of the dance forms. She also leads the enrolled students in basic physical exercises, hook-steps, and poses before moving on to learning different sets of steps in semi-classical dance and its association with dance forms like Indian classical dance, Indian folk dance, and Western classical dance. After the successful completion of this course, students will be able to perform a whole song with dance steps on their own as they will be taught the choreography by the instructor in the last few weeks. 

    About the instructor: Your instructor for this course is Shivani from Shiamak Davar's Institute for Performing Arts. She has professional and teaching experience for more than 5 years now, after being trained by dance maestro Shiamak Davar himself. She is also a certified dancer from Shiamak's dance program. 

    About Shiamak Davar's Institute for Performing Arts: Singer, choreographer, performing artist Shiamak Davar is known as the “Guru of Dance” in India. The dance maestro is largely responsible for modernizing India’s dance scene, especially in the film and theatre industry. With an aim to provide quality dance training and making the art of quality dance available to all, Shiamak Davar's Institute for Performing Arts run throughout the year at multiple locations for students from ages four onwards, providing students with training in various dance styles by Shiamak’s expert faculty. The classes give them an opportunity to learn dance, express themselves creatively and perform on stage. Shiamak has revolutionized choreography in Bollywood. In 1998, he received the prestigious National Award for choreography for the film Dil Toh Pagal Hai and went on to choreograph blockbusters such as Taal, Kisna, Dhoom 2, Taare Zameen Par, Rab Ne Bana De Jodi, and Bhaag Milkha Bhaag. With Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol, Shiamak’s choreography reached international shores. World-class shows on national and international platforms have made Shiamak the most sought-after choreographer. His latest contemporary dance production Selcouth has run to over sixteen houseful shows in Mumbai and is set to travel globally. Shiamak has been the celebrity judge/ guest judge for dance-based reality shows including Dance Ke Superstars (Superstars of Dance), Dance India Dance- Li’l Masters, Jhalak Dikhla Ja (Dancing with the Stars), Dance Premier League (DPL), Bollywood Star (Australia and Canada) and India’s Got Talent.


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    Pay as you go - 2 classes at a time

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    World class performers as educators

    Award-winning teachers customize the course just for you. Their structured learning methodology lets you always track your progress.

    Pay as you go

    Pay as you go

    No long-term commitment. Pay for as few as 2 classes at a time. When you can't make it for the class, you can mutually reschedule with ease.