Jiva Performing Arts exists to promote the classical arts of India in the US, specifically Indian classical music and dance. Jiva was formed in 2007 in New York City. Through innovative performances, classes, workshops, lecture demonstrations and a strong arts-in-education base, we strive to encourage the growth of the classical arts of India in the US. We create engaging and rich performances, which employ modern media including film, photography and spoken word, as well as dialogue with world music and dance genres, thereby increasing the appreciation and accessibility of these timeless arts.

Upcoming Events / News

Jiva Performing Arts' Gala 2014

An evening of music, dance, cocktails and fine cuisine Jiva Performing Arts is hosting its annual Gala – an exciting evening featuring performances by talented musicians, dancers and comedians, cocktails, dinner and dancing. The event will support our growing efforts to create engaging Indian classical music and dance programming in the NYC area. Our keynote […]

Review for Mayura: Blue Peacock

Last weekend’s performance of Mayura: Blue Peacock was a huge success. We sold out all three shows and even received this great review from Eye On Dance. Click HERE to check it out.

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