Adult Summer School
Professional level dance training in the Midlands
Take your dance training to the next level with this multi-strand Summer School led by industry professionals. Spread over one week, you’ll have a chance to study a different dance style each day to diversify your practice. Taking place in the heart of Leicester, each day will consist of technique, repertoire and creative classes; designed to test your abilities and learn from the best practitioners in the region.
Shiamak Summer School
Mon 5 – Fri 9 August 2019
A week long dance summer school for children and adults (from age 5 upwards), perfect your bollywood moves with a daily dose of Shiamak this Summer.
Over 65s Classes
Tue 11 June – Tue 16 July, 1 – 2.30pm
Every Tuesday, Dhrumil Soni will bring Shiamak’s original style of bollywood dance to Belgrave Neighbourhood Centre. Meet new people and make new friends in a safe and relaxed environment.
Ahead of the company’s performance at Cambridge Junction, That’s TV Cambridge interviewed Su Guzey and Melissa Ugonli to discuss the creation and performance of the work #JeSuis. Watch the #JeSuis interview
Listen to dancers Su Güzey and Evrim Akyay discussing #JeSuis with Geeta Pendse on BBC Radio Leicester’s The A Word. Login to BBC Sounds to listen
Aakash Odedra joined the Front Row discussion on the future of dance in the UK alongside Kate Prince, Artistic Director of ZooNation; choreographer Tom Dale; and Laura Jones, Interim Co-Artistic Director of Stopgap Dance Company. Sign in BBC Radio 4 Front Row to listen the programme on: https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/m0001rn9
Published on the printed version on January 17, 2019 Dancer and choreographer Aakash Odedra talks to Post Life ahead of his upcoming solo performance at the Hippodrome’s Patrick Studio… “Returning to my roots is a reminder I dared to dream” Aakash Odedra (Click on image below to read the full interview)
Interview by Monaco Info after our last presentation of 2018. “Dans le cadre du « Monaco Dance Forum », le public a pu découvrir et s’émerveiller devant le spectacle « Rising », un programme interprété au Théâtre des Variétés par le danseur et chorégraphe : Aakash Odedra. Créé par trois grands noms de la chorégraphie, […]
A powerful and political piece for seven Turkish dancers Winner of the 2017 Amnesty International Freedom of Expression Award London premiere: Lilian Baylis Studio, Sadler’s Wells, 7 & 8 November then touring Choreographer and performer Aakash Odedra has created his first company work on seven dancers from Turkey. A powerful physical exploration of oppression in […]
October 20, 2016 by Jane Oriel As we take our seats in the auditorium for Inked, the first of tonight’s two-dance programme, revealed in the dim light of the performance space is a single white silk drape, ceiling to floor, with the shape of a Gormley-ish man cut from it. Now in full darkness, unmistakably […]