Tanusree Shankar Dance Workshop

Dance Hub Birmingham, Thorp Street, B5 4AU

Join us for two amazing workshops with one of the world- leaders in Uday Shankar dance technique. 

Tanusree trained in Bharatnatyam, Kathakali and Manipuri, three different classical dance forms, along with the Uday Shankar style, under the tutelage of Mrs Amala Shankar, her Guru and mentor. She has developed a kind of choreography, which reaches out to audiences worldwide. Her choreography is not a combination of classical dances, but is outstanding and original, based on the “Shankar technique”, following the path shown by Uday Shankar.

In the brand new, purpose built dance studio at Dance Hub Birmingham Tanusree Shankar will lead TWO workshops.


Wednesday 21 August 7 – 9pm

Thursday 22 August 7 – 9pm


£20 – includes both workshops


Suitable for age group 18 and up, with some previous experience or training in dance.

If you would like to attend the workshops – please write to Piali Ray to book your place piali@sampad.org.uk
We are only able to take bookings if you can attend both workshops – payment will be taken on the day. 


More information about Tanusree –

She choreographed for the Kolkata Karnival organized by the British High Commission and held for the first time in India in 2002. In 2008, she choreographed for the French Opera, “Padmavati” by Albert Russel, directed by renowned Indian film maker, Sanjay Leela Bhansali, in Paris, for the Theatre Du Chatlet with complete French Cast and 26 dancers from India.

She has conducted Master Classes at the Martha Graham School of Contemporary Dance, and the Alvin Ailey School in New York USA. She has also conducted various workshops in Reading for the WOMAD Festival, Birmingham , Leeds and at the Manchester Metropolitan University in UK. She has collaborated with Margaret Jenkins Dance Company, USA.

She believes in sharing the Shankar Technique, a unique style of dance, visualised by the Legendary dancer, Uday Shankar, who collaborated with Anna Pavlova in the early 20s. Tanusree is the recipient of the Sangeet Natak Akademi Award for 2011 for her contribution towards Creative and Experimental Dance

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Dance Hub Birmingham, Thorp Street, B5 4AU


£20 (for two workshops)