Love During a Pandemic

For the past two years, getting married has been an extremely uncertain goal for many with unexpected lockdowns and restrictions in Melbourne. That’s right, we were the most locked down city in the world, Yikes! But recently, things have picked up and we at Ignite Bollywood have been inundated with wedding performance requests now that […]

Have a Bolly Jolly Christmas!

Yes, it’s that time of the year again where you’re probably looking for some great ideas for your corporate Christmas party. Why not consider a Christmas function with some Bollywood dancing? You can surprise your staff and guests with some fun and colour with our Bollywood dancers! This is usually the perfect time where people […]

Why you Can’t Afford to Miss Diwali this year!

This is the first time we’re doing a Bollywood dance performance for Diwali celebrations at by collaborating with a Hip hop troupe! It’s the first time in Melbourne that a professional Bollywood troupe and hip hop troupe have decided to genuinely collaborate. We’ve had several rehearsals and the exchange of ideas has been fantastic. Joel […]

School Incursion Activity in Melbourne

When it comes to teaching children about other cultures, more and more teachers are choosing Bollywood dance school incursions. Why? Because they’re fun, easy to coordinate and less costly than taking students out of the school for excursions to learn about India. We design our Bollywood dance and Indian cultural incursions for schools so that […]

Bollywood at Multicultural Festivals in Victoria

For over nine years, I’ve noticed a considerable increase in enquiries for Bollywood dancers at various multicultural festivals across Melbourne. Why is it that our clients want to add Bollywood dancing to their program? There are many Indian performance options that we at Ignite Bollywood and others offer. These include live sitar musicians, classical Indian […]

Melbourne Lockdown Bollywood Flashmob

Ignite Bollywood Dance Company with the support of the City of Melbourne Covid-19 Arts Grant has created an online community arts project titled “Lockdown Bollywood Flashmob”. During the Covid-19 pandemic, mental health has been a serious issue with an increasing number of people reaching out to helplines due to feelings of isolation, overwhelm and depression. […]

A fun Harmony Day Idea for Australian Schools – Bollywood Dancing!

Over the past eight years we’ve worked with many Teachers and Assistant Principals of primary and secondary schools to help them celebrate Harmony Day. It’s not uncommon for us to receive a frantic call from a teacher in the month of March saying “I’m sorry I’ve left this till the last minute but can you […]

Bollywood hens party and Goddess weekend

On 3rd Feb 2018, I found myself heading to Sorrento (outside Melbourne) for a really special Bollywood hens party weekend. Frankie had organised a special weekend away for her sister’s hens. It was in a beach-side mansion with an array of Goddess activities such as yoga, Bollywood dancing, feasting and chilling with the girls. It […]

Case Study – iSelect pull off the ultimate Bollywood Christmas party!

On 6th December 2013 Iselect asked Ignite Bollywood to put on a surprise Bollywood theme Christmas party for their team of over 100 unsuspecting staff and it went off! The social committee from iSelect put in so much effort in planning the details for their corporate event with the help of our lead party planner. […]

Here’s how we made an Aussie – Indian wedding extra special…

The Maison, an elegant wedding reception located in Elsternwick was beautifully decorated for Natalie and Adrian’s wedding on 22nd April 2017. Natalie and Adrian approached us over 6 months ago to help them surprise their guests at their wedding with colourful Bollywood entertainment. They had just returned from a trip to India where they purchased […]