About Parul Gupta

Parul is the founder and principal teacher of Infusion Dance Studios, www.infusiondance.ca, based in Toronto and Montreal. Her choreographies are part of 3 Cirque du Soleil productions: “Love”, “Kooza” & “Totem”. Parul is committed to continually advancing her dance technique with reputable teachers in both Canada and India. She is supported by the Ontario Arts Council and the Canada Council for the Arts for her artistic development, and was awarded the Shastri Indo-Canadian Arts Fellowship to study dance in India. Parul has given performances and workshops across Canada, in the U.S.A and in India.
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“Kaal”

I was fortunate to be part of the cast of “Kaal” January 26, 27 and 28th, 2012 at the Fleck Dance Theater in Toronto.  The production was based on the concept of time – how it all began and how it will all end.  It made me think about the time cycle of the production […]

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LXD – Legion of Extraordinary Dancers

Mix one part genius, two parts creativity. Stir in talent, a compelling story line and graphic novel style visuals. Welcome to The LXD. The LXD or Legion of Extraordinary Dancers, is an internet series directed, produced and written by the amazing Jon Chu. The series follows everyday teenagers who discover they have supernatural powers, their […]

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“Pina” the film

“Pina” is a tribute film to Pina Bausch (1940-2009), a leader in modern dance since the 1970s.  The homage is by Pina Bausch’s dancers and they share what she did for them as dancers and as humans.  Everything about this movie is beautiful: the movement, the emotion, the cinematography.  It really highlights what the language […]

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Getting fit through dance

Tis the season! It’s that time of year when we are the busiest, be it with final exams, closing the books at work, getting all the Christmas shopping done before the real last minute crowds etc. It’s also the time of year when we throw caution to the wind regarding our health, at times both […]

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Klorofyl by Gadfly

I recently saw a show called “Klorofyl” by Gadfly, an Urban Contemporary Dance company. This production is centered around 7 fallen warriors that settle to live a “Blah” life but then are forced to work together for survival. In doing so, they regain their spark and they thrive. There was so much versatility in the […]

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BHANGRA.ME EXHIBIT – MUSEUM OF VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA

On a recent trip to Vancouver, British Columbia, I absorbed so much of what the beautiful province had to offer – magnificent mountains, relaxing walks on the various beaches surrounding the land, and storytelling totem poles, proudly standing tall. Between the peaceful settings of nature, was something else I had to explore: the dynamic Bhangra […]

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Dance For Life’s Ladies Night

Hello Everyone!  As you might know, I sit on the Board for Dance For Life Foundation – an organization that raises funds through dance events and donates 100% of proceeds to charity.  On November 19th, 2011 we are hosting “Ladies Night” in Toronto where all kinds of awesome dance activities will take place.  Please see […]

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