We are looking for dancers! Auditions Friday April 14th

 

Duniya Dance and Drum Company is looking for dancers trained in a variety of styles. We do evening-length theater performances, school assemblies, festival performances, and private gigs, such as weddings, business events, and parties. Most performances are paid; at this time rehearsals are not paid. Rehearsals are Wednesdays and some Fridays 6:30-8:30pm in San Francisco.

If you pick up choreography quickly, have performance experience, and are trained in West African, Bhangra, Bollywood, or any other dance forms, come audition for us! Please be prepared to show us a short choreography, up to 1 minute, in any style, and bring your music on a phone or mp3 player.

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Date: Friday, April 14th
Location: Symbolic Dance and Fitness, 672 So. Van Ness, between 18th and 17th St.
Time: 6:30-8:30pm

To sign up for the audition, please send a dance resume and photograph to info@duniyadance.com.

You must sign up in advance!

Saturday, April 8, 2017 Where We Belong: Artists in the Archive| Philadelphia, PA

Saturday, April 8, 2017 | Philadelphia, PA

On April 8th, South Asian American Digital Archive will host a day-long symposium bringing together artists, activists, academics, and archivists to explore ways to challenge the systematic erasure of stories of marginalized communities in America.

The symposium will be held at the Historical Society of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia and will premiere works from five artists – musicians, visual artists, and dancers – who have engaged SAADA’s archives to find inspiration from overlooked histories of South Asians in the US.

This cohort includes Rudresh Mahanthappa, Chitra Ganesh, Chiraag Bhakta, Joti Singh, and Zain Alam. Their year-long discovery process culminates with a presentation of works-in-progress, discussions of art and archives as activism, and other interactive workshops.

PURCHASE TICKETS HERE.

 

New Bollywood class with Joti Singh, Thursdays at ODC!

Thursdays, 7:45-8:45 pm
ODC Dance Commons, 351 Shotwell St., San Francisco
 

Imagine yourself in the middle of a vibrant Bollywood movie, shaking your hips and shoulders to invigorating Bollywood songs! Learn a variety of dance styles that come together to create a vivacious Bollywood choreography, including Indian folk and classical dances, hip-hop, West African, dancehall, and more. Class begins with a thorough and energizing warm-up, followed by a break-down of an upbeat Bollywood choreography, all in a fun and supportive environment! All levels are welcome. Please wear comfortable clothing and be prepared to sweat! Bare feet are suggested but supportive footwear is fine as well.

September 13, 2014

Santa Cruz Ethnic Dance Festival

The Tannery World Dance and Cultural Center presents the Santa Cruz Ethnic Dance Festival on September 13th and 14th, 2014! This free, public, family event includes:

  • Saturday outdoor performances presented by 21 area dance groups (from 11:00-8:00 pm)
  • Saturday night dance parties with live music (from 7:00-11:00 pm)
  • Sunday movement workshops (from 11:00-7:00 pm)
  • A marketplace vending area with food, crafts, cultural exhibits, clothing, and jewelry (on Saturday)

More information here.

May 28, 2014

Asian Pacific Heritage Month with Miss America

Join us “in conversation” with Miss America 2014, Nina Davuluri, as she discusses her cultural heritage and being the first woman of Indian-American descent to hold the title. Following the discussion, enjoy Bollywood dancing and more!

6-8 pm, Macy’s Union Square, SF

August 16, 2014

Saturday in the Park McLaren: International Music and Dance Show

Free to the public.

Jerry Garcia Amphitheater, John McLaren Park, 100 John F Shelley Drive, SF.
1:00-4:00 p.m.

More information

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Artistic Director Joti Singh 510.213.1537 joti@duniyadance.com