Navatman Music Collective Shruti Laya Interview January 18, 2017
NMC is interviewed by a member of Shruti Magazine about newly released upcoming album...
Navatman Music Collective WFMU Radio Interview February 11, 2017
Navatman Music Collective talks to Rob Weisberg of WFMU about their album release...hear them sing live, and reveal a little more about the inspiration behind their now 6 month old album, An Untimely Joy.
Navatman Dance and Navatman Music Collective Tales of Akbar and Birbal March 19, 2017
In their first ever joint program, Navatman Dance and Navatman Music Collective join forces for a family friendly program featuring Indian classical dance and music about the Tales of Akbar and Birbal.
Akbar, a joyous and fun loving emperor of the Mughal empire is often found tasking his clever advisor Birbal to any myriad of tasks to challenge his wit and mind. Join these two as they sing and dance their way through making lists of fools, understanding who truly rules the household, and the secret behind getting kids to listen!
Apoorva Jayaraman Bharatanatyam Solo ~ Studio Showing March 22, 2017
Famed disciple of Priyadarshini Govind, Apoorva Jayaraman visits Navatman and graces our students with a small, intimate studio showing. Join us on Facebook for the Livestream or if you'd really like to see her in person, please email firstname.lastname@example.org to see if you can snag a spot!
The livestream will activate at 8PM on our Facebook site for Navatman, Inc.
NMC jams with Vishnudev Namboothiri April 2017
NMC was fortunate to get to spend time and jam with the down-to-earth, Carnatic vocalist Vishnudev Namboothiri during his US tour this past weekend. His vakulabharanam still haunts us! Thank you Vishnu - we hope to do it justice!
NMC wins an award from Indian Raga April 2017
Navatman Performs at NYC Holi Hai May 6, 2017
Navatman joins a host of artists at NYC Bhangra's hit Holi celebration in Governor's Island that champions diversity and spring fun.
NMC wins an award from Indian Raga May 2017
Navatman Student Showcase 2017 June 18, 2017 Tribeca PAC
Our 150+ students and teachers come together from kathak, odissi, bharatanatyam, hindustani vocal, carnatic vocal, sitar, and veena for one amazing performance.
Navatman Dance wins an award from Indian Raga July 2017
NMC wins an award from Indian Raga July 2017
Adult Summer Intensive 2017 July 31 - August 19
This adult intensive is designed to provide a comprehensive experience in Indian classical music and dance at Navatman. Yoga, flexibility and strength classes, dance, music, choreography, and storytelling/acting are all combined in this week long intensive to take your craft to another level. For our current students, this intensive becomes a serious endeavor into classical music and dance allowing a level of improvement you may not have seen prior. For new members of our community, this summer intensive will give you glimpses into the wonderful intricacies of Indian classical music and dance.
Nadi: Studio Showing by Leela Samson & Spanda Dance Company
October 15, 2017 Pearl Studios (NYC)
Navatman hosted Spanda Dance Company at our NYC location for an intimate studio showing of Nadi, including an interactive talk by Leela Samson herself! Nadiseeks to explore the love and longing, the physical changes and the deep philosophy that the river inspired through the centuries-old voices of India’s poets; the river is a common link and we hope that elements like the river, can continue to teach man the usefulness and beauty of nature and our link to it. Nadi will be presented by the internationally acclaimed Bharatanatyam artist Leela Samson and six highly accomplished company dancers, and performed to a professionally recorded soundtrack.
Navatman Music Collective Tiny Desk Submission January 31, 2017
Navatman Collaborates With Nadhi Thekkek of Nava Dance Theatre and Rasika Kumar of Abhinaya Dance Company February 2017
Sahasra Sambamoorthi of Navatman Dance || New York, NY Rasika Kumar of Abhinaya Dance Company || San Jose, CA Nadhi Thekkek of Nava Dance Theatre || San Francisco, CA
These three principle dancers of the companies they come from come together for a cross-collaborative workshop in Austin, TX. Performances at the Hindu Temple and Cultural Center of Austin came together as well as a small workshop for the University of Austin's dance team!
Navatman School Performs: MNS 25 Years Around the World March 25, 2017
Students from the Navatman School join a number of other performers for PS 290's annual auction gala. It will be a fun night with food, music, drinks, dancing entertainment and of course fabulous auction items to bid on for the school!
Birju Maharaj: Beithak Style Studio Showing Presented with Rachna Sarang Academy of Performing Arts April 21, 2017
Birju Maharaj comes to Manhattan for one of the most intimate venues you may ever get to see him in: a beithak style studio showing. Watch this maestro improvise up close and personal. With very limited seating available, buy these tickets quickly before they sell out!
Navatman Students Perform at Surati's Outdoor Holi Festival April 29, 2017
Navatman's promising young students danced in Surati's annual Holi celebration.
Navatman Collaborates With Dancer Srinidhi Raghavan April/May 2017
A series of videos are currently under research produced by the Navatman team and Srinidhi Raghavan.
Navatman performs at P.S. #11 May 12, 2017
Navatman presents a few short items at P.S. #11
Navatman Music Collective at Barbes May 13, 2017
TOUT PUISSANT - TRANSPACIFIC SOUND PARADISE Navatman Music Collective joins Rob Weisberg in this celebration of world music "that's not afraid to rock and / or roll..."
Navatman School Cross Over Video May 13, 2017
Remember when we made that video that combined Indian classical music and Happy by Pharrell Williams?
Well, we're at it again and can't wait to show you the new video we will be releasing in May. In the meantime, enjoy the one from a few years back...
NMC wins an award from Indian Raga June 2017
Navatman School Summer Camp July 17-28, Monday - Friday Pearl Studios
With yoga, bharatanatyam, kathak, vocals, theater, mythology, and arts and crafts, our summer camp is filled with delights for kids ages 6+.
The goal of the camp is two fold: to provide a fun learning environment that is simultaneously an intense workout to strengthen and provide more technique in the performing arts forms.
Navatman Music Collective @ Sonali Skandan July 2017
Navatman @ Wise Fruit July 31 2017
We're so happy to have represented Navatman at Wise Fruit, and supported the cause for female rights and social activism through the performing arts.
Summer Camp 2017 Ages 7+ (with Level 1 experience in dance or music)
July 17 - 21 & July 24 - 28
This camp is a more intensive work of what students have been learning to date. Everyone begins their day with yoga, then spends the day in specialized training in kathak, bharatanatyam, and vocals. The day ends with choreography, introduction to new styles of music and dance, and arts and crafts.
Drive East 2017 August 21-27, 2017 Dixon Place
Drive East returned for its 5th year! The team at Navatman decided that even with all of the craziness there had to be a way to get the wonderful international roster of artists and art lovers together for a week of 20+ concerts that celebrate the beauty, diversity, and wonder of Indian arts.