Navatman is a performing arts organization in NYC that empowers the individual to nurture his or her personal evolution through interactions with the Indian classical arts.
Navatman is best known for our Manhattan-based classes, critically acclaimed productions, dynamic dance company, stellar music ensemble, and Drive East – a week-long collaborative festival celebrating their mission.
Navatman classes are meant to be quality teaching programs for dancers and musicians interested in pursuing the best education they can receive. Classes at Navatman include a wide array of styles from North & South India are kept small, averaging around 5-10 students, and take place in Manhattan.
Navatman Dance Company, led by artistic director Sahasra Sambamoorthi, is an Indian classical dance company based in New York City whose mission is to bring extraordinary, boundary-pushing productions to the stage, making Indian classical dance more accessible to understand and experience without removing the beauties of tradition and history that the style has developed from.