Bollywood Dance Evening

Esplanade de la Place des Arts September 17, 2022

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Enter the colourful world of Bollywood at this dance evening featuring an introductory Bollywood dance lesson with choreographer and performer Rameez Karim, who has over 20 years of experience in the field. Master isolations, hand positions (mudras), fluidity, leg work, and theatricality. Musicians TABLA Kingsley Gordon and DHOL Anmol Singh, the DJ Hiten Patel and the DJ Sam will be on hand to accompany you on the dancefloor, making for a festive ambience all evening long!

New this year: drinks and snacks will be available at the Festival’s bars, as soon as the site opens at 6 pm. The animation and the initiation class start at 7 pm.

The L’Art en soi Festival features six festive “Soirées dansantes”—dance evenings—with introductory lessons on various styles of dance, live music, and DJs: samba, disco and waacking, Guinean dance, Bollywood, Latin dance, and country. Five “Midis dansés”—lunchtime dances—are also on the program to get you moving at midday! It’s a date, on the Esplanade at Place des Arts, from September 15 to 24!


  • Venue : Esplanade de la Place des Arts
  • Producer / Presenter : Place des Arts
  • Host : Philippe Fehmiu
  • In case of rain, the event will unfortunately be cancelled. We will provide an update as of 2 pm on this web page and on the Facebook event page : See the event page
  • L'Art en soi Festival activities are made possible through the financial support of the : Place des Arts Fondation. Also, thank you to our digital partner, La Presse.
Plan your visit at the L'Art en soi Festival
Plan your visit at the L'Art en soi Festival

Food and beverage
Alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages, as well as snacks, are available on the Festival site to help boost your energy between spins on the dancefloor! There is also a water station where you can get refreshed. Bring a water bottle you can fill up on site!

Lockers are also available for storing your personal items. Please note that locks are not included.

Access to the site
The site can be accessed from both de Maisonneuve Boulevard and Sainte-Catherine Street. People with reduced mobility can use the entrance on de Maisonneuve.

A few seats are available; first come, first served.

Portable toilets are available on-site.

Security and prohibited items
To ensure a positive experience for everyone attending, folding chairs, parasols, or any other object that may impede foot traffic are not permitted on the site. Except for guide dogs and service dogs, please leave your pets at home!

Place des Arts reserves the right to prohibit any other item if it is deemed necessary to do so.

Please note that smoking is also forbidden on the site.

Act now to make sure you get a parking space! Show rate: $14


Going to the show
For the full address and directions from your location, visit the Contact us page.

The corridor from the Place-des-Arts metro station to our complex is partially open as the STM completes its work. However, for the moment, the corridor is not yet adapted for people with reduced mobility.

In case of rain
In case of rain, the event will unfortunately be cancelled. We will provide an update as of 2 pm on the cancelled event’s web page and on the Facebook event page.

Any other questions?
Feel free to contact the box office at 514 842-2112 / 1 888 842-2112. We will be delighted to answer your questions!

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