Here we go Edmonton!
Join us for 3 days full of dance, culture and art featuring Bollywood Blast Artistic Director, Rameez Karim. *Schedule subject to change. Registration must be completed through Eventbrite.
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Schedule each day
- 9 am to 11:30: Juniors (7-12)
- 11:30 am to 2:30 pm: Teens (13-17)
- 3 pm to 6 pm: Adults (18+)
- 6 pm to 9 pm: Drop-in classes every hour
Wed, January 4
Workshop: Bollywood semi-classical, folk
Drop-ins: Afro-Caribbean, Bollywood Burlesque (18+, heels)
Thurs, January 5
Workshop: Hip hop, contemporary movement
Drop-ins: BollySculpt (Bollywood fitness), Afro-Caribbean, Bollywood Burlesque (18+, heels)
Fri, January 6
Workshop: Bollywood, folk
Drop-ins: Afro-Caribbean, BollySculpt (Bollywood fitness)
Artistic Director Rameez Karim is professionally trained in various dance styles including Indian folk/filmi/fusion, ballet, hip hop, contemporary, and afro-caribbean. He has learned from renowned Bollywood choreographers Saroj Khan and Baba Yadav. Rameez has worked for/with artists such as Mia Martina, The Bilz & Kashif, Priyanka Chopra, and Jassi Sidhu. He has also choreographed and performed for major Montreal festivals including Taste of the Caribbean and Montreal Pride as well as internationally in Dubai, Mexico and New York City.
Bollywood Blast has appeared on 'Vous les vous Danser' with Genevieve Guerard (ARTV/TVA), CBC's 'Match des Etoiles' as well as various mainstream medias. Their performances include the Bollywood Music Awards at Trump Taj (Atlantic City), Indipop sensations celebrity concerts, Festivals Access Asie, Montreal Fashion Week, Toronto's 'Masala! Mehndi! Masti!', ImaginAsian (Calgary), Festival Traditions de Monde (Sherbrooke), Miss Global International Pageant (Jamaica), Montreal Grand Burlesque Show & Festival and Festival Mode&Design Finale.
Clients include Pfizer, Familiaprix, Air France,United Nations, and Smirnoff. Events include Canadian Cancer Society's Relay For Life, Canada Day Celebrations at Old Montreal, Festival Just for Laughs, and Canada Media Marketplace hosted by Ontario Tourism/International Indian Film Awards (IIFA) to name a few.
In November of 2015, Bollywood Blast was contact to design and entertainment package to surprise Bollywood/Quantico star Priyanka Chopra with an impromptu Diwali celebration during her shoot for Quantico.
Even Canadian PM Justin Trudeau joined in the Bollywood Bhangra fun dancing with Bollywood Blast during India Day celebrations seen globally in a Youtube video gone viral worldwide after his election as Prime Minister of Canada.