Bollywood and 3FALL dance visit Bedales

By Claire Gammon, Teacher in Charge of Dance    

Last week saw Bedales Dance students take part in two workshops. Dancers from Chichester University’s ‘3FALL’ dance company came to work with A level students.

Bedales School

Rosie Crawley (6.2) said: “the workshop was really helpful for my exam as I can use loads of the ideas, but the next day I couldn‟t walk – those dancers work so hard!” The BAC students, as part of looking at dance in culture, worked with Sanjuti Deew, a classical Indian dancer who has recently finished performing at the South Bank. Students learnt the original classical dance form and then learnt a Bollywood Routine. View photos.

 

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Bedales School is one of the UK’s top independent private co-education boarding schools. Bedales comprises three schools situated in Steep, near Petersfield, Hampshire: Dunannie (ages 3–8), Dunhurst (ages 8–13) and Bedales itself (ages 13–18). Established in 1893 Bedales School puts emphasis on the Arts, Sciences, voluntary service, pastoral care, and listening to students’ views. Bedales is acclaimed for its drama, theatre, art and music school. The Headmaster is Keith Budge.

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