nutkhut?s Bollywood Steps, created by Simmy Gupta, forms the centrepiece of Town Hall Birmingham?s 175th anniversary celebrations and is set to capture the imagination of up to 12,000 people in three, free performances in Birmingham?s Victoria Square on Friday 9 and Saturday 10 October. Members of the public are invited to join hundreds of local schoolchildren, youth dancers and dhol drummers in a moment of mass participation in the show?s magnificent wedding scene.
You can try out the dance moves in advance via a ?play and practice? sequence at www.bollywoodstepsbirmingham.co.uk and we are launching a competition to find the best attempts. Upload a video of you, or you and your friends, having a go and you could win a great prize thanks to Birmingham Hippodrome, Asha?s Restaurant and Town Hall & Symphony Hall. The winners will be announced on stage on the evening of 10 October 2009 and even if you?re not a winner you could see your video shown on the big screen at each of the three performances.
About the Show
Introduced by Bobby Friction, the show will feature dazzling dance numbers, stunning architectural lighting of Town Hall, fireworks, colourful costumes and water effects. nutkhut?s cast will be joined by hundreds of local schoolchildren, youth dancers and dhol drummers, and there is a moment of mass participation for the entire audience during a magnificent wedding scene.
Friday 9 October, 8pm (learn the steps from 7.30pm)
Saturday 10 October, 3pm (learn the steps from 2.30pm)
Saturday 10 October, 8pm (learn the steps from 7.30pm)
Victoria Square, Birmingham
Created by Simmy Gupta
Introduced by Bobby Friction
Bollywood Steps is a People Dancing programme, funded by Legacy Trust UK, Arts Council England West Midlands and Advantage West Midlands. Bollywood Steps has been awarded an Inspire Mark and is recognised as part of the official London 2012 Cultural Olympiad. Bollywood Steps is part of Birmingham?s Light Night.