Tarantismo is a dynamic group of dancers trained in styles like Belly dancing, Kathak, Bharatanatyam, Jazz, Bollywood and Indian contemporary dance.
Story Behind The Name
‘Tarantismo’ literally, is the medical term for the ‘unconditional desire to dance!’ The story goes that in the 15th century, in a small town called Taranto, people were bitten by a venomous spider which caused them to break into frenzied dancing, the term ‘tarantismo’ was coined as a result.
We dance euphorically, expressively and fearlessly. We definitely have a severe case of Tarantismo.
HOW IT BEGAN
Tarantismo was founded in 2006 under the leadership and vision of Arati Punwani Sunawala, making Tarantismo the pioneer of Belly Dancing in Bangalore.
We pride ourselves on being one of India's most recognised dance companies specialising in Belly Dance, currently headed by Deepthi Shetty & Anusha Hegde. Tarantismo has participated and represented our country at various festivals and events such as the Asia Global Belly Dance Festival in Singapore, Artists in Action in Mumbai, Pro Danza in Italy,A Magi Temple in Florida, India International Dance Congress and Salamat Masr, a Belly Dance Festival in Cairo, Egypt.
The company has performed on famous television reality shows such Dance India Dance, India's Got Talent, Dance Dance, and Dance Plus.
Tarantismo is extremely passionate about Dance & wishes to Spread the joy of Dancing to immeasurable precincts by creating opportunities for emerging dancers to take up DANCE - A performing art as a lucrative career option.
We conduct community classes for Belly Dancing across Bangalore and Delhi.We provide customized private classes & workshops. The team is well equipped & highly proficient to deliver specialized performance sequences at various corporate events, wedding functions & Thematic social Get togethers across the country. Wedding sangeet choreography is another feature where in the team shows extreme excellence.
Team Tarantismo comprises of highly trained Dancers who have been pursuing this for over a decade!
Instructors & Performers of Dance being their primary role, these stand as the principal support system for Tarantismo Creative Dance company.
Various departments of the company viz Business Development, Accounts, Production Management, Marketing, Creative Direction & Events are effectively & professionally handled by the team members themselves!
THE PILLARS OF TARANTISMO
Founder / Arati Punwani Sunawala
Director / Deepthi Shetty
BDM / Anusha Hegde
Creative Head / Gauri Kokatay
The Company consists of an extended team of about 15 Dancers who are trained to conduct dance classes, & to impart their knowledge in Dance to students of all ages in centres across the city.
The dancers work rigorously towards building performance skills in order to deliver spectacular stage sequences suitable to various events!
CORE TEAM MEMBERS
Also Primarily Dancers & Instructors of Dance, this group of core team members step in to ensure the smooth & uninterrrupted functioning of the ancillary operations of the Company, such as management of community classes, social media marketing, dance festivals & events, artist management etc.!
Bellydance BEGINNER batch
INDIRANAGAR (THE SWINGERS) - Saturday: 12:00pm- 2:00pm
BELLANDUR (BSPA) - Sunday: 12:00pm - 2:00pm
FRASER TOWN (COSMOFIT STUDIO) - Monday & Wednesday : 7:00pm - 8:00pm
FRASER TOWN (COSMOFIT STUDIO) - Sunday : 9:00am - 11:00am
Bellydance pre-intermediate batch
INDIRANAGAR (THE SWINGERS) : PRE-INTERMEDIATE BATCH - Saturday :10:00am - 12:00pm
WORLD DANCE DAY WORKSHOP
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PH : 8884761444 / 9535325325