What’s on

  • August 2021

  • SHIAMAK Winter Funk Bollywood Dance Classes

    29 Aug 2021 - 19 Nov 2021 Leicester, Oadby, Solihull, Coventry, Milton Keynes, Croydon, Ilford, Harrow and online

    We are back in the dance studio in London and the Midlands this term for face-to-face dance classes, and back online on Saturdays for Zoom dance classes. Join this 11 week term to improve your health, make friends, develop your dance technique and confidence as you work towards performing in the Winter Funk Showcase. Term has already started but you can still join in and only pay for the remaining classes in the term.

  • September 2021

  • Over 55s Bollywood Workout

    28 Sep 2021 - 16 Nov 2021, 4-5pm St Paul's Church, Oadby

    Join Swapnil between 4-5pm every Tuesday in Oadby for our over 55’s Bollywood workout classes. Keep fit in a fun and creative way with Shiamak Midlands this autumn.

  • October 2021

  • Aakash Odedra 2 Local

    4 Oct 2021 - 13 Dec 2021, 6-8pm Aakash Odedra Company Studios, Belgrave, Leicester

    Aakash Odedra 2 Local is the new programme of dance classes offered to dancers at a pre-professional level aged 16+. On Monday evenings from October to December 2021, AO2 Local will give dancers in Leicester and the surrounding areas the opportunity to learn and study contemporary and South Asian dance techniques with internationally renowned artists from the field of dance.

  • Aakash Odedra 2 National

    6 Oct 2021 - 1 Dec 2021 Online

    Aakash Odedra 2 National is the new online programme of pre-professional dance classes for University students and recent graduates. Participants will be invited via their University and will have the opportunity to build relationships with the company, the individual artists leading the programme, and develop their creative practice by learning a variety of contemporary and South Asian dance techniques. If you are interested in joining this programme, please email education@aakashodedra.com

  • SHIAMAK London Garba workshop

    9 Oct 2021, 7:30-9pm Harrow Arts Centre, London

    Join Supriya and Yashni on Sat 9 Oct 2021 at Harrow Arts Centre in London for a traditional Garba dance class to celebrate Navratri! Bring your own dandiya with you and come dressed to impress in traditional attire.

  • SHIAMAK Midlands Garba workshop, 9 Oct

    9 Oct 2021, 7-8:30pm Aakash Odedra Company Studios, Belgrave, Leicester

    Come and join Elisha and Jayna on Sat 9 Oct 2021 in our Aakash Odedra Company Studios for a traditional Garba dance class to celebrate Navratri! Bring your own dandiya with you and come dressed to impress in traditional attire.

  • SHIAMAK Midlands Garba workshop, 16 Oct

    16 Oct 2021, 7-8:30pm Aakash Odedra Company Studios, Belgrave, Leicester

    Come and join Elisha and Jayna on Sat 16 Oct 2021 in our Aakash Odedra Company Studios for a traditional Garba dance class to celebrate Navratri! Bring your own dandiya with you and come dressed to impress in traditional attire.

  • November 2021

  • SHIAMAK London Winter Funk Showcase

    13 Nov 2021, 6pm Harrow Arts Centre, London

    Shiamak London's Winter Funk brings 200 dancers of all ages and abilities to the stage in this evening of Bollywood dance. On a journey from Bolly Hop and Bolly Sass to Shiamak Davar’s own style of contemporary dance; experience the high energy and emotion of this vibrant dance style through your favourite Bollywood hits.

  • Rising: Birmingham Hippodrome

    17 Nov 2021 Birmingham Hippodrome, Birmingham

    Rising is the solo show that launched the extraordinary performer and choreographer, Aakash Odedra, onto the dance scene ten years ago. On 17 November, experience the intensity of Rising at Birmingham Hippodrome; an evening of four distinct solos with choreography from acclaimed artists Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui, Akram Khan, Russell Maliphant, and Aakash himself. Ten years and 200 performances later Aakash brings Rising to life with the same mesmerizing agility he’s renowned for and a maturity gained from a decade of developing his craft.

  • Rising: Watermans, Brentford

    19 Nov 2021, 8pm Watermans, Brentford

    Rising is the solo show that launched the extraordinary performer and choreographer, Aakash Odedra, onto the dance scene ten years ago. On 19 November, experience the intensity of Rising at Watermans; an evening of four distinct solos with choreography from acclaimed artists Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui, Akram Khan, Russell Maliphant, and Aakash himself. Ten years and 200 performances later Aakash brings Rising to life with the same mesmerizing agility he’s renowned for and a maturity gained from a decade of developing his craft.

  • SHIAMAK Midlands Winter Funk Showcase

    21 Nov 2021, 6pm Warwick Arts Centre, Coventry

    Shiamak Midlands’ Winter Funk brings 200 dancers of all ages and abilities to the stage in this evening of Bollywood dance. On a journey from Bolly Hop and Bolly Sass to Shiamak Davar’s own style of contemporary dance; experience the high energy and emotion of this vibrant dance style through your favourite Bollywood hits.

  • March 2022

  • Samsara: La Comète, France

    1 Mar 2022, 8.30pm La Comète, Châlons-en-Champagne

    Aakash Odedra Company and Bagri Foundation invite you to enter the world of Samsara. Created and performed by international dance artists Aakash Odedra (UK/India) and Hu Shenyuan (China), with live music by composer and vocalist Nicki Wells (UK/Switzerland). Experience a touching story of self-discovery and cultural exchange through this epic live performance of music and dance.