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“It’s an inventive collision of disparate forms, tied together neatly by the infectious chemistry of a top-notch comedy duo.”
— http://www.startribune.com/minnesota-fringe-fest-offers-vietnam-war-tales-bollywood-comedy-and-more/490065981/
“We want to focus on mental health in the community. In South Asian culture it is still such a taboo to speak about depression or other kinds of mental illness. If you say you are depressed, people are always saying, ‘You don’t have that.’ We want to change that way of thinking.”
— https://www.minnpost.com/mental-health-addiction/2017/10/new-bollywood-dance-drama-looks-mental-health-minnesota-s-south-asia/
‘When Maiya first started teaching, she heard from people that the classes helped bolster their sense of self. This got her thinking more about what dance could do for the participants as individuals.”
— https://womenspress.com/Content/Features/Features/Article/Having-a-ball-with-Bollywood/1/1/4940
With elaborate costumes, fancy foot patterns, and dance that fuses traditional Indian styles with western forms including swing, Bollywood Dance Scene’s latest offering doesn’t disappoint.
— http://www.startribune.com/bezubaan-the-voiceless-all-we-need-is-love-and-bollywood-dancing/389378171/
“You have to see a Bollywood Dance Scene show to appreciate just how inspiring they are on so many levels.”
— http://www.citypages.com/arts/day-2-at-the-fringe-bollywood-numbers-and-more/389484182
Spicy Masala Chai “won” the Fringe triple crown: It sold the most tickets, tied for percentage of tickets sold, and sold out all six of its performances at the Rarig Center’s proscenium stage. That’s nothing new for Bollywood Dance Scene. Last year, they had the top selling show at the Fringe as well.
— http://www.citypages.com/arts/fringe-2015-roundup-loving-bollywood-7555512