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Upcoming events

Shiamak Dance Classes

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Booking now

Join Shiamak for performance based bollywood dance classes throughout the year at venues in London and the Midlands.

Aakash Odedra 2

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New Open Audition Date: Tue 1 October, 6.30 – 9pm

Aakash Odedra 2 is a unique opportunity for young people aged 14 – 25 to work together as a company and develop as individual dance artists.


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Free dance workshops in London

Meet the new Shiamak London dance teachers, Supriya and Louckik at one of our free bollywood dance workshops this September. Email london@shiamak.com to register your interest in any of the workshops listed below: Central London – Tue 3 September Adult Beginners/Elementary, 13+ years: 8 – 9pmAdult Intermediate/Advanced, 13+ years: 9 – 10pmVenue: MOB45, 20 Farringdon […]

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Male Dancer Required

To join the existing cast of Aakash Oderdra Company’s award winning work #JeSuis, for the German tour 16 October – 17 November 2019. To register your interest please email courtney@aakashodedra.com, you will receive a link to learn two phrases to be submitted via video no later than Thursday 15 August, 3pm.  If required, shortlisted candidates will […]

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Aakash Odedra Company and Bagri Foundation announce Samsara

A major international dance collaboration between two extraordinary soloists World premiere: Asia TOPA Festival in Melbourne, 5 to 7 March 2020Chinese premiere: Shanghai International Dance Center, March 2020UK premiere and tour: opens June 2020 Aakash Odedra Company has announced its next major project, Samsara, a collaboration between Aakash Odedra and Hu Shenyuan, two of the finest […]

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Bollywood dance icon Shiamak Davar visited Leicester for a special meet and greet

World famous dance choreographer Shiamak Davar has held his first meet and greet in Leicester. He met with a number of his students from the Shiamak Midlands classes managed by Leicester-based Aakash Odedra Company. Leicester Mercury reported from Shiamak Davar’s visit, read the full article here.

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#JeSuis dancers on That’s TV Cambridge

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

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#JeSuis dancers on BBC Radio Leicester

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 on BBC Radio 4 Front Row

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