Nritya Natya Academy (NNA)
A Kathak Dance and Drama Academy of Illinois (Chicago and suburbs)
NNA is a dignified Classical and Kathak dance school, the goals of which are to yield impeccable and exemplary performers by fine-tuning individual talents by virtue of theory and dedicated practices. NNA takes pride in its objectives, which are attained by teaching expression, grace, mathematics, and a deep understanding behind the moves and the beats of pure Kathak Dance.
NNA has helped several not for profit organizations like SpicMacay, ASHA (hope for education for under-priviledged children), SHAMA organization, and various others for several years. NNA also has performed for some corporate offices and certain private events as well creating a lot of awareness for classical and semi classical dancing. NNA recenty performed a Kathak classical and fusion event with some renowned artists in India.
NNA production are unique and message or story oriented. Almost of the broadway quality, past productions include, revival of poetry in the forms of live music and dance in “Rhidam 2016 and 2017”, revival of folk and thumri from 1700’s “Bandish”, love for lord Krishna “Krishnapriya”, semi classical influence on Kathak, a tribute to several musicians and artists in terms of dance and expressions, Revival of the epic love story Mughal E Azam “Anarkali” are just some few of them. NNA 2018 annual recital, see the link on the left.
NNA strives to be an extremely high caliber organization, so that more than just producing quantity, we endeavor to produce perfection in young talent and channelize that talent into a meticulous learning plan, thus modulating the individual into a flawless and model dancer.
Details on this event are available on https://www.facebook.com/nrityanatakkendra
NNA is a place where Nritya (Dance) and Natya (Expression) meet passion, love and dedication.