Meet the Rhythmz Bollywood Dance Crew

Name: Rhythmz Bollywood Dance Performance type: Bollywood Dance Why did you start performing? Dancing is a big part of our culture and it helps to spread joy and fun within the community. It is also a great medium to keep in touch with people who have same interest and fantastic way of keeping fit. Through Bollywood dance, we connect to the culture and diversity we grew up with.

Diwali 2018

Diwali, the Indian Festival of Light celebrates the victory of light over darkness, knowledge over ignorance, good over evil, hope over despair. Submerge yourself in Indian cuisine and amazing performances by community groups and Inspire performers Rhythmz Bollywood dance studio at the Street Eats @ Franko Diwali event taking place in Hobart on Friday 9 November 2018: 

TasPerforms Scholarship – Artist Residency at Tarraleah

A big thank you to Tasmania Performs for providing Inspire performer Shuang Shuang Zhang with a scholarship to attend the Tasmania Performs Artist Residency at Tarraleah in late October! It was a wonderful opportunity for Shuang Shuang to network with other artists, explore new project ideas, consider new collaborations and explore cross-art form possibilities.  

Showcasing diversity in Arts in Tasmania

“If we had even the faintest of doubts whether our art would be accepted in Tasmania, it vanished when we became a part of Migrant Resource Centre Tasmania’s Inspire program. Not only did we get to showcase Indian dance forms across various platforms and events, we also received love, encouragement and complete support. Everywhere that we have performed, spoken on radio and conducted workshops, we have felt special and cherished.” – Dancing… Read More

What is cultural performance?

What is cultural performance and why is it important? We spoke to Ian Williams, the Managing and Artistic Director at ExitLeft Performance Academy, the performance company who trains our Inspire performers and helps them become “stage ready”.

Nowruz celebration – Paywand

Nowruz celebration with Paywand band!! Come along and celebrate Nowruz (Iranian New Year, also known as the Persian New Year) with the Iranian community.

Meet Mwase

Mwase performs traditional Malawian dance, percussion, story telling and singing. Hiss friends and family describe him as “funny, very passionate about things and engaging” and he love it when an audience becomes involves and participates in one of his performances.

What is Malawian music?

We asked one of our performers, Mwase Makalani to describe traditional Malawian music…

Meet Shewit

Meet Shewit, a talented female vocalist, performer and rapper who writes her own music. She’s been performing since she was 7 and has no plans to slow down. Read on to find out more about Shewit and read about her most memorable performance which featured performing in Grease and a wardrobe malfunction…

Inspire Launch – a night of celebration

On the 22nd of June 2017 the Migrant Resource Centre (Southern Tasmania) launched Inspire, an innovative and vibrant program that highlights the positive contributions made by migrants and refugees to the Tasmanian community. Booking a performer is now as easy as browsing the amazing talented Tasmanian performers on offer and the requesting a performer via this website.