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Dance, Music, Visual Arts

Dance and Art from India

About the Artist

Dance & Art from India has presented over 950 programs in 150+ venues over the last 18 years. The programs cater to grades K-12 in Dance & Visual Arts. The teacher is assisted in imparting education along various classroom standards ‘Mindfully’, hands-on, participatory and informational regarding Bhangra dance and Rangoli art from India. India is mindfully brought into the North Carolina schools; Mindfulness being recent addition to delivering arts education with Dance and Art from India.

The Bhangra dance has traditionally been associated with the spring harvest festival Baisakhi. The beat of the drum and leaping bodies soon make the pulses race, till the onlookers too jump into the ring of dancers and join them. In a typical performance, several dancers execute vigorous kicks, leaps, and bends of the body to the accompaniment of short folk songs which are small couplets called boliyan.

See more: http://www.surtegsandhu.com/bhangra_dance

Grade LevelsK-12
Maximums250 Students, 50 minutes, 3/day
Technical Requirements

Powerpoint equipment, gym.

Total Fee1 performance- $525 / 2 performances (same day and same school)- $950
School Portion1 performance- $262 / 2 performances (same day and same school)- $475

Rangoli is an art form from India in which patterns are created on the floor in living rooms or courtyards using materials such as colored rice, dry flour, colored sand or flower petals. It is traditionally done by women. The purpose is decoration. Students color their play sand with food colors and learn the use of hand, cone and strainer to pour the materials into the art form on the table.

See more:  http://www.surtegsandhu.com/rangoli_art  

Grade LevelsK-12
Maximums30 Students, 55 minutes, 6/day
Technical Requirements

Classroom with 5 or more tables

Total Fee2 days- $1,200 / 5 days- $2,400
School Portion2 days- $400 / 5 days- $800

The Bhangra dance has traditionally been associated with the spring harvest festival Baisakhi. The beat of the drum and leaping bodies soon make the pulses race, till the onlookers too jump into the ring of dancers and join them. In a typical performance, several dancers execute vigorous kicks, leaps, and bends of the body to the accompaniment of short folk songs which are small couplets written in the Punjabi language called boliyan. 
 

See more:  http://www.surtegsandhu.com/bhangra_dance

Grade LevelsK-12
Maximums30 Students, 55 minutes, 6/day
Technical Requirements

Powerpoint equipment, best space is Dance room with wall mirrors or a gym.

Total Fee2 day residency - $1,200 / 5 day residency - $2,400
School Portion2 day residency - $400 / 5 day residency - $800

References

Website

www.surtegsandhu.com