The academic functions of The Anamika-Navatman Project elaborate from in-conservatory work such as lectures, workshops, and regular classes to collaboration with other outside endeavors such as arts-in-education programs in public school systems and participating in conferences at colleges.
IN CONSERVATORY WORK:
Anamika-Navatman will start by slowly providing conservatory students with classes in each genre of Indian classical dance, which will have level structures you must test in and out of. Classes will be taught by those who have already had experience within the community and the credentials to provide high quality classes. We will add music programs and, eventually, a pre-professional branch will be set up for serious students and will affiliate with a university for a BA/BS program.
Additional programs include:
- resident artists
- workshops from touring artists
- academic lectures
Arts-in-education programming will involve teachers who are highly passionate and integrate their work in such a way that it becomes not only an educational experience but provides greater interest in the South Asian performing arts. Again, this section of educational programming attacks multiple goals at once to help create sustainability, educate, and widen our pool of art lovers all at the same time. We will provide an arts-in-education program that allows teachers to work on a few fronts:
-- To work as teachers for a full semester as part of regular school programming.
-- To provide after school programming at the school itself
-- To provide small, 1-2 hour programs