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Private or Corporate Performances – Pricing will vary based on available dancers / artists for your event day/time. Range for Solo (1 dancer): $140 - $150.00; Group: $165 - $400.00; Intermediate to Professional level Bollywood dancers can perform at private functions such as weddings, parties, corporate events, etc. Beginner level student performances can be arranged for $50.00. Pricing is per dance item/routine performed routines can last anywhere from 4 – 7 minutes.
Open Public Performances (non-ticketed, non-'invite only', free events) – Professional dancers, and intermediate to advanced students can perform at regular performance rates – Solo: $130. Group: $155 for up to 3 dancers & additional $20 for each additional available dancer. Beginner level student performances can be arranged for $50.00. Pricing is per dance item/routine performed. These events included fundraising events, public receptions, civic events, charitable events, etc. We support non-profits and charities and can discuss honorariums.
Customized Classes, Workshops, Performances or Demonstrations – Pricing will vary. Classes can be offered externally to schools and businesses who want to offer a fun cultural learning experience to their students, clients, or employees. --Please inquire about the Beyond Bollywood - South Asian Dance Workshop for schools by Ashley Anjlien Kumar.
Dancers for stage shows, films, television and print advertising – Pricing will vary.
Recreational / Social Workshop or Class -- $20/person/hour (minimum 3 people) or $10/person/half hour (minimum 8 people). An instructor can teach a class for stagette parties, birthday parties, corporate team-building events, etc.
Private Choreography – Pricing will vary based on the instructor available. Range is Solo: $35-40/hour. Group: $20-25/person/hour. This service is often utilised by groups or individuals looking to perform at a specific event including weddings.
Bollywood Dance-Fitness and Bhangra Dance-Fitness – these unique classes are offered by SAAM’s partner companies. Pricing ranges from $12/person to $20/person.
WHY BOOK WITH SAAM?
The South Asian Arts Movement Society, is a community based non-profit organization founded in 2007 by Ashley Anjlien Kumar. The organization’s main focus is to provide South Asian Performing Arts lessons and performances. SAAM also acts as a Managing Agent for autonomous individual Artists and Artistic Groups.
SAAM has participated in many events and programs across Canada. A few of these are listed below, along with a few of our achievements.
· Conducted 15 independent dance productions since 2007.
Participation in various Edmonton Festivals.
Performances for various charities & non-profit organizations.
· Choreography and participation in the short film Breakout of the Masala Kid and 2 other music videos.
· Dance workshops for students at public, private and Catholic schools in Edmonton and surrounding areas.
· Gold medal winners at various National Dance Competitions.
· Artistic collaborations with musician Mark Edwards and Visual Media artist Don Bouzek.
Instructor Recipient of the EAC 2011 Cultural Diversity in the Arts award.
Instructor Recipient of the EAC 2013 and 2014 CIP Travel Grant for Kathak dance studies
Artistic Director is Recipient of Avenue Edmonton’s Top 40 Under 40 award.
Classes & Workshops in the following dance styles are available:
· Kathak (North Indian classical)
· Bharatanatyam (South Indian classical)
· Bhangra (Punjabi folk)
· Bollywood (modern Indian)
· South Asian Urban Fusion (Hip Hop)