The 8th edition of the Ballet Exposé was organised at the Maharana Pratap Auditorium in Jaipur. This year, the ballet exposé was themed ‘In conversation with Dance’. The theme showcased how movements inspire creativity and beautifully communicates various emotions through our body. It is a medium to express the feelings and thoughts that are inside every artist. As many as 50 participants between the ages of 5 years to 45 years performed Ballet and Latin dance forms to authentic Latin, Classical and Bollywood tunes. The programme was organised by Stripes Dance Company.
The programme began with unique ‘Ganesh Vandana’ in Ballet and Kathak fusion style. While ballet was performed by Adittee Somani Mansingka and Anika Bhargava, Kathak was presented by Kriti Agarwal and Aanvi Agarwal. This was followed by scintillating performances by the participants on various authentic Latin and Bollywood tunes like ‘Raindrops’, ‘Whole new world’, ‘Never enough’, ‘Try everything’, ‘Kasoor’, among others. Furthermore, an enchanting performance of Ladies Salsa was also performed on ‘Bella Ciao’ and ‘Perhaps’. The programme concluded with a beautiful medley performance on ‘Jag Changa’ and ‘Time of my Life’.
On this occasion, the Founder of Stripes Dance Company, Mrs. Adittee Somani Mansingka informed that the aim of the event was to promote uniqueness in the minds of children and adults and how to move out of the box and perform dance with your heart and soul. The main focus of this program was – Anyone can dance any style at any age! It is never too late! The purpose of the Ballet Exposé was to promote Ballet as a dance form and attain recognition from the masses.
About Stripes Dance Company:
Stripes Dance Company started with the vision of bringing “innovative dancing” to the city. Under its aegis, Stripes, in 2015, introduced Ballet dance form for the first time in Jaipur which gradually gained widespread popularity. Till now over 300 girls and ladies have been trained under the initiative. Stripes also organised one-of-a-kind Aqua Ballet workshops which were a rage in the city.