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ABOUT SAMA BALLET

The Sama Dance Academy was established in 1990 with the objective of teaching traditional dance to Sri Lankan children. Students from age seven onwards study dance in week-end classes.

The other wing of the academy focuses on training young dancers for stage purpose, with modern dance techniques. The academy also offers traditional dance courses for foreign student s. Our teachers are also invited to teach Sri Lankan dance in other countries. The academy has conducted such short term courses in Australia and Norway.

 

Present Artistic Director & choreographer Ajith Amarasiri

The company is presently directed by Ajith Amarasiri who was the first founder member of the Sama Ballet. Since its inception he has been the main dancer, assistant Director, choreographer and troupe manager of the company. His leadership has brought the company's development to great heights artistically, logistically and financially, spreading its name as an artistically high standard dance troupe. He is a dancer of great capacity in both traditional & modern areas.

 

  • Instructor of National youth council
  • Dance Director & choreographer - Foundation of Goodness Hikkaduwa
  • Instructor of yowun senankaya
  • Currently Ballet Dance master of state Dance Ensemble Department of cultural Affairs.
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    Performance

     

     

    With distinguished personalities

    Holinees Pope John Paul the II.

    Holinees Pope John Paul the II.

    World famous singer Boney M.

    World famous singer Boney M.

    world famous indian dance icon Mrinalini Sarabhai & Mallika Sarabhai.

    world famous indian dance icon Mrinalini Sarabhai & Mallika Sarabhai.

     

     

     

     

    International collaborations

    Australia

    Australia

     

    Australia

    France

     

    With Japanese

    Australia

    Australia

     

     

    New Zealand

     

    Arapula sports game in Australia

     

     

    AWARDS