Date: 07 Sept – 13 Sept 2017
Category: Lifestyle, Arts, Experiences
Venue: Dubai Community Theatre and Arts Centre (DUCTAC)
Ticket price: Free
Admission: Opening Night: 19:00, Other Days: 09:00 – 22:00
The Sharmila Dance Company is famous for showcasing the best dancers Dubai has to offer since 1999. Each year, the esteemed dance company organizes its annual gala affair, which is an outstanding show of all the students performing choreographed dances in ballet, contemporary, jazz, salsa, tango and hip- hop.
The mega show has become an institution in itself and gets expansive and more elaborate every year. For the 2017 Sharmila Dance Extravaganza, Dubai-based photographer Stephanie Moukarzel is all set to capture the event through still images. The photos are going to capture all events on stage, and highlights back stage preparation and behind-the-scenes moments as well. The result is a photo exhibition that immortalises the number of events in spectacular frames.
In 1999, Sharmila began teaching dance in the UAE and subsequently established her own company ‘Sharmila Dance’ in 2006. The institute offers “LIVE DANCE” classes for students ranging in the age of 7 years old through to adults in DUCTAC, Mall of the Emirates, Dubai. With over 700 students presently enrolled at Sharmila Dance, it is with great pleasure that they train all to become professional performers. With a matter of 20 years of experience in teaching, Sharmila has discovered the best and most effective way of teaching dance. The Sharmila Dance Extravaganza is an annual show, it is a show for aspiring performers with different dance styles, costumes, colors and lights with over 200 performers ranging from the age of 7 to adults. The show has over 2500 spectators and the gala is set to bring everyone the most exciting and unique shows that Dubai has to offer. With the very best locally based talent, as well as international talent. It is a combination of different dance genres brought together on one stage.
The institute also conducts Sharmila Dance Summer Workshop is a five day workshop that accommodates children to learn different styles from various teachers both local and international culminating in a showcase at the Centerpoint Theatre. Sharmila Dance has a motivated and talented team that takes care of every detail.
The Sharmila Dance Company
E11 Sheikh Zayed Rd
Dubai – United Arab Emirates.
Tel.: +971 4 341 4777
Photo courtesy: www.sharmiladance.com
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