FANIKE! African Dance Troupe is an African dance company that embraces and respects the dance, rhythm, historic and growing culture tied to African movement. Our mission is to perpetuate the survival of African & African Diaspora culture & arts through dance & percussion presentation. We encourage the exchange of passion, wisdom and knowledge of African arts within our communities, especially between the elders and their juniors. FANIKE! artists have come together to provide cultural presentations in the Greater Jamaica, and Southeast Queens community for 14 years.
Navatman Dance, led by artistic director Sahasra Sambamoorthi, is a bharatanatyam dance company based in New York City whose mission is to bring extraordinary, boundary-pushing productions to the stage, making Indian classical dance more accessible to understand and experience without removing the beauties of tradition and history that the style has developed from.