Upcoming Events

Pradhanica | NYC Premiere of Full Length Performance

By | November 5th, 2016|

Join us for the NYC premiere of the full length performance of Pradhanica. BUY TICKETS HERE Pradhanica explores the sonic and narrative possibilities of rhythm through dance and music. Dizzying spins, fast-paced footwork, immersive emotions, and dynamic drumming come together in this contemporary presentation of the Indian classical dance form of Kathak. In Pradhanica, named [...]

Taalim at Ragas Live Festival

By | July 23rd, 2016|

Ragas Live Festival - a 24 hour festival dedicated to Indian classical music is back and this year can be experienced in person! At 2am on July 24, faculty members Mike Lukshis and Kaumil Shah will perform a tabla duet, and then musicians of Pradhanica will be performing the works of Pandit Divyang Vakil showcasing emotions [...]

State of the Arts: Pradhanica Broadcast

By | November 15th, 2015|

State of the Arts, one of the premier arts and culture programs on public television, with more than 30 Mid-Atlantic and New York Emmys to its credit, goes on location with Pradhanica. This feature will give an insider glimpse into how Pradhanica was created, the journey of its artists, especially Jin Won and Mike Lukshis, and [...]

Pradhanica at Ocean County College

By | September 25th, 2015|

Ocean County College presents it's first ever performance of Indian arts with Pradhanica - a captivating performance of kathak dance with a live multi-percussion music ensemble. If you missed the debut of Pradhanica's full show at Princeton Festival, here is your chance to see the show that has been garnering rave reviews!

Pradhanica at Princeton Festival of the Arts (New Jersey Debut)

By | June 27th, 2015|

We're thrilled to announce the New Jersey debut of the full Pradhanica show and ensemble at the Princeton Festival of the Arts.

FREE Kathak and Tabla Workshop | Princeton Festival of the Arts

By | June 6th, 2015|

Learn about the Indian classical dance form of Kathak and Indian drum - tabla in this fun, educational, and interactive workshop with kathak dancer Jin Won and Mike Lukshis of the Taalim School of Indian Music as a precursor to Pradhanica's performance at the Princeton Festival of the Arts. No experience necessary.

Pradhanica Clinic / Performance at Weekend of Percussion NY

By | February 16th, 2014|

Join our Kathak dance and world drum ensemble for this FREE clinic during the annual PAS KosA NYU Weekend of Percussion in New York. Pradhanica will be conducting a 50 minute clinic on the Application of Indian Rhythms through Percussion and Dance.  The clinic will include live demonstrations by the group, performing segments of their work, [...]

2014 PAS KOSA NYU Weekend of Percussion

By | January 29th, 2014|Blog, Events at Taalim|

Taalim is thrilled to be a part of of the 2014 PAS KOSA NYU Weekend of Percussion! This 2 day FREE event is is “15 hours of percussion clinics, concerts, and competitions from the hottest percussionists, drummers, and industry heads in the country….” Pradhanica, our Kathak dance and world drum ensemble, will be conducting a workshop/ performance on the Application of Indian Rhythms [...]

Pradhanica & Navatman Dance in NYC | APAP Evening Showcase

By | January 12th, 2014|

Come watch the unique and power driven choreographies of Navatman Dance and Taalim's newest group - energy laden and percussive powered Pradhanica - a kathak dance and world drum ensemble featuring Jin Won with Micheal Lukshis, Kaumil Shah, and Vincent Smith.

Pradhanica & Navatman Dance in NYC | APAP Brunch Showcase

By | January 12th, 2014|

Mimosas, Indian breakfast and Indian dance! Come watch the unique and power driven choreographies of Navatman Dance and Taalim's newest group - energy laden and percussive powered Pradhanica - a kathak dance and world drum ensemble featuring Jin Won with Micheal Lukshis, Kaumil Shah, and Vincent Smith.