Her Story: by Srinidhi Raghavan and Sahasra Sambamoorthi
Choreographer of Navatman Dance Sahasra Sambamoorthi collaborates with dancer Srinidhi Raghavan; spinning a tale of beauty and depth in this bharatanatyam duet under the masterful artistic direction of Usha Raghavan. Click above for more information.
Art Is: by Sahasra Sambamoorthi
Directed by Jesse Newman, this short piece mixes the genres of poetry, music, dance, and film.
The Nayika Reversal: by Sahasra Sambamoorthi
In this wonderful twist on the traditional padam, the dancers play men who can't seem to catch the attention of the women they adore. Click on the link above to view the piece on youtube! Directed by Jesse Newman, music by Penn Masala, and danced by Sahasra Sambamoorthi, Sindhu Sundar and Aishwarya Iyer.
The Rhythm Within: by Sahasra Sambamoorthi
Navatman Dance premiered its first independent full length production in spring of 2011. Called "The Rhythm Within", this program bases itself on the margam emotional structure rather than its piecewise structure. The main piece, inspired by varnams, explores the nayika/nayaka relationship through more modern eyes. Music for this piece is composed by Elizabeth Claire Burke, Chitradeep De, and Sahasra Sambamoorthi.
Dance of the Animals: by Sahasra Sambamoorthi
Sahasra Sambamoorthi's next full length production is called "Dance of the Animals". Based on the moods and personality traits that certain animals evoke, this full length ballet explores the little battles we fight every day but rarely pay tribute to.
Navatman Dance Season
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