Dixon Place hosts Drive East 2017 Navatman

About This Show

Join Navatman as we bring together artists from all over the globe for one of the most ambitious—and lauded—congregations of Indian classical music and dance. Whether you are a seasoned patron or interested in learning more, there is an experience for everyone in this extraordinary festival.


Monday, August 21
7:15PM – 8:15PM Aashish Khan – Sarode Recital
8:30PM – 10PM Sujata Mohapatra – Odissi Recital

Tuesday, August 22
6PM – 7PM Indrani Khare: Hindustani Vocal Recital
7:15PM – 8:15PM Kinnar Seen – Sitar Recital
8:30PM – 10PM Janaki Rangarajan – Bharatanatyam Recital

Wednesday, August 23
6PM – 7PM Jin Won and the Korean Drums – Kathak Recital
7:15PM – 8:15PM Navatman Dance, Feat. Sridhar Shanmugam – Bharatanatyam Recital
8:30PM – 10PM Shankar Ramani – Carnatic Vocal Recital

Thursday, August 24
6PM – 7PM Pranamya Suri – Kuchipudi Recital
7:15PM – 8:15PM Apoorva Jayaraman – Bharatanatyam Recital
8:30PM – 10PM Ananya Ashok – Carnatic Vocal Recital

Friday, August 25
5PM – 6PM Prince of Dance: Christopher Gurusamy – Bharatanatyam Recital
7:15PM – 8:15PM Prince of Dance: Avijit Das – Kuchipudi Recital
8:30PM – 10PM Prince of Dance: Prashant Shah – Kathak Recital

Saturday, August 26
2:30PM – 3:30PM Shankadip Chakraborty – Hindustani Vocal Recital
3:45PM – 4:45PM Carnatic Power – Carnatic Guitar Recital
6PM – 7PM Rare Arts of India: Devdutta Sengupta Ghosh – Manipuri Recital
7:15PM – 8:15PM Battery Dance Company – The Durga Project featuring Unnath Hassan Rathnaraju
8:30PM – 10PM Rajasthani Caravan – Rajasthani Folk Music & Dance Recital

Sunday, August 27
2PM – 3:15PM Navatman Music Collective – Carnatic Choir Recital
3:45PM – 4:45PM Rachna Nivas and Rina Mehta of the Leela Dance Collective with guest artist Dormeshia Sumbry-Edwards – Kathak Recital
5PM – 6PM   Renjith & Vijna – Bharatanatyam Duet Recital

about Navatman

Navatman, Inc. has successfully created a go-to center for classical Indian performing arts right here in the heart of New York City through our five arms: Productions, School, Dance Company, Ventures, and Agency. Our organization thrives on meeting (and beating!) marketplace demands and challenges. Navatman is known for our innovation in all aspects of the industry – from our curation, to our business model, team culture, products and beyond. In 2013, we were awarded a Certificate of Recognition from the New York State Senate for our contributions to the field.

Monday, August 21 - Sunday, August 27

Season Passes:
Experience all that Drive East has to offer with this season pass.
August 21 – 27, 2017
Tier 1: $500
Tier 2: $450

Weekend Passes:
Can’t make it to Drive East during the week? Take advantage of our weekend pass, which give you full access to our Saturday and Sunday shows.
August 26 – 27, 2017
Tier 1: $200
Tier 2: $175

Discounts available:
3 or more shows: enter code 3de2017
6 or more shows: enter code 6de2017
10 or more tickets: enter code DE10

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