‘Once in a lifetime’ opportunity to dance alongside Bollywood stars at Times of India Film Awards

LARISSA CAHUTE
VANCOUVER DESI

Shiamak Davar

Have you ever dreamed of being choreographed by Shiamak Davar (right) and dancing alongside Bollywood stars? Auditions for the Times of India Film Awards could be your chance. Mark van Manen/PNG files

Dancers from the Lower Mainland have a “once in a lifetime” opportunity to be part of the magic of the Times of India Film Awards this April.

The Shiamak Davar Dance Company is holding auditions for Metro Vancouver dancers to dance alongside top Bollywood stars at the event’s grand awards ceremony on April 6 at B.C. Place.

Auditions will be held in Surrey on Saturday and the company is looking to fill 50 positions.

“Those chosen to fill these positions will have a once in a lifetime experience, performing on stage for thousands of adoring fans and also getting the opportunity to meet and work alongside some of their favourite Bollywood actors and actresses,” renowned choreographer Shiamak Davar said in a release. “We’re incredibly excited to bring this opportunity to local dancers.”

Auditions will start at 10:30 a.m. on March 9 at the Dance West Studio in Surrey, #3-12372 84th Ave.

Dancers must be at least 18 years old and need to register for the auditions. Register by phone at 604-924-9104.

Auditions cost $39, but if you attended the Shiamak TOIFA dance workshop last weekend, you can get a discounted price of $29.

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