Sangam Arts presented spellbinding performances by performers of Odissi Vilas and Nava Dance Theater in April, 2014.

Sri Vishnu Tattva Das, artistic director of Odissi Vilas, is a dedicated artist who has devoted himself to perfecting the art of Odissi. He is recognized as one of India’s prominent male Odissi dancers and choreographers, and has received acclaim for his performances throughout India, Italy, Canada, and the U.S. He has presented hundreds of solo performances, lecture-demonstrations, and master classes. He has also collaborated, choreographed and performed with many dance artists in India and the U.S.Read more here!

Nava Dance Theatre (NDT) is a Bharatanatyam dance company, formed in 2012, which uses classical south Indian dance as a medium for artistic reflection and discovery. Nava’s resident choreographers and company dancers believe that bharatanatyam, while classical, is a modern medium that can be used to discover and understand both traditional and contemporary themes. Through their work, Nava want to break barriers between classicists and those new to classical Indian dance, while presenting depth that can be appreciated by veteran artists and newcomers alike. Read more here!