Bollywood and jazz fill out the 44th season of UB’s elite dance company

The Zodiaque Dance Company is an elite group, only accepting 28 of the 90 dance students at UB, according to program director Kerry Ring. The dancers must commit to rehearsals up to five days a week, including weekends, which can last as many as 11 hours at a time in the stuffy dance studios of […]

Shakti: A Bollywood Dance Showcase at Shea’s Smith Theater

Devi Bollywood Dance is at it again, with a reboot of Shakti: A Bollywood Dance Showcase. Revisiting their sold-out performance from April, director Gaitrie Subryan returns to the stage at Shea’s Smith Theater with her cast of skilled, multi-cultural dance artists, musicians, and even a few special guests.

Gaitrie Subryan: Shimmying with Shakti

“When I moved to Buffalo in 2012 I struggled to find a dance class or instructor that would let me continue to grow as a Bollywood artist. I did not find anything in terms of classes and workshops like I had experienced in New York City…I wanted to give the community an opportunity to experience […]

NPR: Bollywood dance studio teaches storytelling through motion

Take a look at any guide to starting a business and you’re likely to find first among the recommended steps, to research your market and then formulate a business plan. But some entrepreneurs find success without a plan and instead follow their hearts, use their smarts, and catch a trend. WBFO’s Arts & Culture Desk […]

Winging It Buffalo: Dancing Bollywood Style

Winging It Buffalo

Half the battle when taking on a workout routine – is getting yourself up off the couch to do it! But Gaitrie Subryan from Devi Bollywood Dance is helping to change that, adding a healthy dose of fun to working out so that the urge to skip doesn’t happen.

UB The Spectrum: UB Goes Bollywood

The Spectrum: University at Buffalo

Students can enrich their knowledge of Indian dance and culture through UB’s first Bollywood/Bhangra class, while earning academic credit, taught by UB alumna Gaitrie Subryan.

Buffalo Humanities Festival 2014

Buffalo Humanities Festival

The University at Buffalo is allowing WNY communities to explore arts & culture with the first ever Humanities Festival this weekend. From authors and speakers to live dance performances and art, the Humanities Festival will explore a diverse range of culture.