Tanveer Alam

Tanveer Alam

Choreographer / Dancer


Tanveer Alam started his Kathak training with Sudeshna Maulik and continued further nuanced studies with guru Sandhya Desai. Alam is a 2019 graduate of The School of Toronto Dance Theatre.

Alam has performed in the works of Rina Singha, Lata Pada, Padmini Chettur, Brandy Leary, Harikishan S. Nair, Sashar Zarif, Lucy Rupert, and Peter Chin, to name a few. As an emerging choreographer, he has presented work at SummerWorks Festival, Battery Dance Festival +, MAI – Montréal, arts, interculturels, CanAsian Dance Festival: Grit Short Dances, and Tangente. Alam has been supported by Toronto Arts Council, The Ontario Arts Council, and The Canada Council for the Arts.

Across the 22/23 season,  Alam premiered The Tagore Project (co-choreographed by Atri Nundy), at Tangente and Sampradaya Dance Creations, and  In Multiplicity (co-created with Nithya Garg), presented as a part of the Independent Projects stream at Nuit Blanche (Humber Galleries), and presented Haazri, a new Kathak solo for The National Ballet of Canada’s Sharing The Stage program. His next work is his full length solo entitled Leher, presented at Native Earth’s Aki Studio in June 2023. tanveerdance.com/