Born and raised in Montréal, Tanveer Alam started his Kathak training with Sudeshna Maulik and continues to study with guru Sandhya Desai. He is a 2019 graduate of The School of Toronto Dance Theatre.
Tanveer has performed in the works of Lata Pada, Brandy Leary, Sashar Zarif, Peter Chin and Harikishan S. Nair. As an emerging choreographer, he has been presented at SummerWorks Performance Festival, Battery Dance Festival, MAI – Montréal arts interculturels and Tangente, to name a few. Tanveer has been supported by The Canada Council for the Arts, Toronto Arts Council and Ontario Arts Council.
In 2022, Tanveer premiered his new work, The Tagore Project, co-choreographed by Atri Nundy, at Tangente (Montréal) and Sampradaya Dance Creations (Mississauga) and will be performing in the premiere of international choreographer Padmini Chettur’s Chalking, produced by ĀNANDAṀ.
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