Jiva Dance is the critically acclaimed dance company of Jiva Performing Arts, an organization based in NYC, which seeks to educate and present the classical music and dance of India. Jiva Dance began in 2008 under the artistic direction of Sonali Skandan. The company creates and presents compelling and dynamic works based on the timeless idiom of Bharatanatyam, the classical dance form of South India. The company comprises exceptionally talented dancers under the guidance of Sonali Skandan, an accomplished dancer and disciple of some of the greatest masters of classical dance. Jiva Dance believes that tradition is a continuum of evolution and hopes to invigorate classical works with a freshness and unique voice through creative and innovative approaches.
December 29, 2016 |