Contest rolled for dancers & choreographers

MUMBAI: Rising Wave Entertainment and the Western Dance Academy have organised a unique dance competition for aspiring dancers and choreographers in the film industry.

The competition wil be held on 25 February 2007 at Shree Malad Kapol Mandal Hall, Malad in Mumbai. Cinemax’s deputy general manager Amit Sharma will preside over the event, which will be judged by choreographer Sachin Gupta and Kathak exponent Jayantimala. Actor Sudesh Berry, music directors Ram Shankar and Vaishnava Deva will also attend the event.

Says Rising Wave’s Gaurav Malhotra, “I have been working as an associate director for five years and I have found many dancers and choreographers who find it difficult to gain a foothold in the entertainment industry. This competition provides a platform for dancers and choreographers of different age groups.”

The winners will be given an opportunity to work in a video album, Hindustan Hamara, which will be released on 15 August 2007, says Malhotra.