Rizzle, launched Rizzle Studios, a completely free virtual workshop for acting and dance classes to help enrich talent and cultivate it to the next level. The initiative will help millions of dance and theatre enthusiasts upgrade their skills from the comfort of their homes.
This will also benefit the students and creators who more often than give up on their dreams due to financial troubles. This move sets Rizzle apart from other short video apps by focusing on helping people becomes stellar creators.
The Rizzle Dance Studio provides virtual dance lessons in various popular dance forms like Bollywood, Contemporary, Jazz, Salsa, and more. The Acting Studio, on the other hand, is about providing acting lessons to enthusiasts interested in performing skits, series, and/or making creative videos. It is to be noted that these workshops are free for all the creators, without any restriction of age and gender. At present, upwards of 300-500 creators attend online classes in different batches every day from various parts of the country.
In a bid to spur creativity on the platform and to allow users to experiment with different dance moves and sketches, Rizzle recently introduced its users to free, licensed music following a partnership with Soundstripe and Aditya Music. The app also has plans of getting a large catalog of Indian songs on the app in other languages, to augment the extensive English and Telugu libraries that are already available.
Vidya Narayanan, Founder & CEO, Rizzle, said, Vidya Narayanan says, “At Rizzle, we are constantly looking to add value to creators. Rizzle Studios helps discover and sharpen talent from all over India. Millions of people in India dream of being stars – Rizzle Studios will help them realize their dreams. Whether it is grooving to music as a hobby or finding a path to being a professional actor, we welcome people to join Rizzle Studios and be the star they can be.”
Dance Instructor Chetna Yadav said, “It’s really overwhelming to see such enthusiasm from everyone. I’ve been teaching for a month and watching people grow and feel at ease with Dance is powerful. Rizzle has outdone itself with RStudios, making dance and art affordable for literally everyone.”
Team Rizzle has already onboarded professional instructors for the Rizzle Studios initiative with seats limited to a select batch of creators. The workshops are conducted via Zoom where learners can upgrade to advanced level classes as they progress.
Following the grand popularity of RStudios in Hindi and English, the team recently started Rizzle Studios classes in south Indian languages and plans to add more regional languages to the mode of instruction. This initiative will be instrumental in attracting dance and acting enthusiasts from all parts of the country.
Geetha Sridhar, a power Rizzle creator with more than 450k followers, said, “Rizzle aims to break the monotonous idea of other video-sharing apps. The best part of this app is no one can comment on the videos uploaded by me, which avoids the negative things shared on social media platforms. With the help of this app, I have overcome the camera fear and with step-by-step guidance from the app, it was easy to understand and improve my acting and dancing skills. I recommend this app to all generations.”