On Sunday, April 23, 2017 at 2:00pm at Shea’s Smith Theater, Devi Bollywood Dance presents, Shakti: A Bollywood Dance Showcase. The showcase is choreographed by Founder and Artistic Director, Gaitrie Subryan, and will include thirteen Bollywood pieces. The colorful routines will be performed by local dancers, many with different dance backgrounds. Performers include Cortney Costanzo, Tonya Davis, Sujata Martin, Diana Miranda-Gaeddert, Natasha Perkins, Holli Simme, Gaitrie Subryan, Krystal Wildman and Naryan Padmanabha (renowned local musician).
The segments will include thirteen Bollywood pieces; averaging about 2-4 minutes each, a Tango number, a Salsa number, a live musical performance, enjoyable and upbeat music, with choreography that will entertain audience members.
“This past year has been empowering and I have seen growth personally and through my creative process,” said Gaitrie, who started teaching dance in Buffalo in 2013 (learn more). “I could not be more excited to share with the community this production.”
The first professional show that Gaitrie choreographed was held at Ujima Theater in 2014. The show sold old, which pleased Gaitrie to no end. Since that time, Devi Bollywood Dance has been making waves in numerous circles around Buffalo, including high profile events and festivals. Gaitrie continues to teach , while orchestrating monumental shows such as the upcoming spectacular – Shakti: A Bollywood Dance Showcase.
Devi Bollywood Dance is Buffalo’s first Bollywood dance school and performance group. The mission is to share and showcase the art of Indian dance to individuals from all backgrounds and give audiences an opportunity to learn about the culture and traditions of India.
“The choreography takes you straight into a Bollywood movie! The show will take you into a world of exotic music and dace, with a backdrop of amazing color!” –Diana G. (Shakti performer)
Devi Bollywood Dance presents, Shakti: A Bollywood Dance Showcase
Choreographed by Founder and Artistic Director, Gaitrie Subryan
Sunday, April 23, 2017 at 2:00pm at Shea’s Smith Theater, 658 Main Street, Buffalo, NY 14203
Tickets for the showcase are $20 in advance and available online at www.devibollywooddance.com and can also be purchased in person by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org. Tickets can also be purchased the day of at the door for $25. Doors will open at 1:00pm. Guests can enjoy a cash bar 45 minutes prior to the start of the show and again at the end of the show where they will have an opportunity to meet and greet the performers. Guests are encouraged to purchase tickets early, as the group is anticipating another sold out performance.