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Choose India Dance Wales to share, learn, develop and enjoy the classical art dance style of Bharatanatyam. With all members of society and to make the beautiful art form accessible, inspiring, challenging and innovative.

India Dance Wales - Wales' professional Premiere Indian Dance Company

India Dance Wales is Wales' premier professional Indian Dance company, and has been enchanting audiences with the art of Classical Indian Dance since 1983. The company has made its mark as the driving force for creating and establishing an interest in Indian Dance in Wales. With regular class schedules across South Wales, West Wales and South West England, and numerous workshops, community work and productions.

India Dance Wales specialises in the Classical dance form of Bharatanatyam, one of the most dynamic and internationally popular styles of Indian Dance. This ancient art form is based around Hindu mythology and originated in Hindu temples as a form of worship to the Gods. There are two main aspects; Nritta (abstract dance movements) and Abhinaya (a portrayal of the feelings and emotions protrayed through mime, using hand gestures and facial expression) to create this dynamic art form. While Nritta excites and energises, Abhinaya reaches out to the hearts and minds of the audience. A popular etymology states that the word Bha-ra-ta-natyam stands for "Bhava" meaning expression, "Raga" meaning melody, "Tala" meaning rhythm and natyam meaning dance.

Upcoming Events

India Dance Wales are proud to be a guest Company at 

Everyman Festival

at Sophia Gardens, Cardiff
Sunday 10th July
 

2.30pm: Shishya

Performed by the students of India Dance Wales, this annual showcase incorporates all Shishyas of all ages, abilities and backgrounds coming together for an exciting gala event.

8pm: Shakuntala

A magical and romantic Dance Drama based on theIndian legend of Shakuntala, brought to life through dance & narration.

 

Book tickets here 

Special discount: Both shows for £20 if booked at the same time.

Shishya 
Ticket Price: £9

www.ticketsource.co.uk/event/123472

Shakuntala 
Ticket Price: £17

www.ticketsource.co.uk/event/123475

Ticket Box Office: 0333 666 3366
www.everymanfestival.co.uk

 

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History

India Dance Wales is Wales' premier professional Indian Dance company and has been enchanting audiences with the art of Classical Indian Dance since 1983.

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Training

India Dance Wales has over 30 years professional experience in delivering popular and award-winning dance training programmes. 

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Outreach

India Dance Wales has been running educational programmes for over 30 years and is experienced in providing programmes for all ages and abilities.

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Performances

India Dance Wales offers large scale touring productions, smaller scale professional performances and community performances.

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