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Excellent response to Bollywood dance workshop at Opera House

Press Trust of India  |  Cairo 

Dance lovers participated in a Bollywood workshop conducted by the famous choreographer Gilles Chuyen in Cairo on Sunday at Maidan Theatre in the Cairo Opera House.

The workshop is part of 'India by the Nile' festival which began on April 23 and will continue till May 7.

In it's fourth edition, the festival aims to bring different activities including Indian music, dance, theatre, visual arts, food and well-being.

The Embassy of India in Egypt, incollaboration with Teamwork Arts, conducted the 'Bollywood Dance Workshop', which offers a chance to experience Bollywood.

The workshop will also be held in Alexandria on May 2.

Gilles Chuyen is trained in folk, modern jazz, ballet and contemporary dance styles in addition to various classical Indian dance forms.

He has been choreographing plays directed by the most prestigious Indian directors, which took him all over India and to the UK, Singapore, Pakistan, Mexico and Colombia.

His Bollywood career comprises large public dance workshops all around the world, ad campaigns (with Farah Khan, Shilpa Shetty), stage shows in China, Hong Kong, Singapore, South Africa and Australia (choreography for the Sunidhi Chauhan's show as the Finale of the Art Festival of the Commonwealth Games - Melbourne 2006).

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First Published: Mon, April 25 2016. 19:13 IST