In a Nutshell
Sumeet Nagdev Dance Arts - SNDA started on 26th April 2007 by 20 year olds Sasha & Sumeet Nagdev while they were graduating from college in Mass Media & Management studies respectively. SNDA’s vision has been to promote inclusive dance arts amongst the youth of India, keeping Indian culture & its rich artistic history as the foundation while also allowing new ideas to prosper in the light of the present. To nurture this vision, SNDA runs an Academy division for community & professional programs with organized and structured curriculums in various dance & creative movement subjects. The other division is ‘The Company’ that performs contemporary Indian dance productions at premiere dance festivals and theatre venues. Dance critics have lauded the Company across the globe for their productions namely 'Resonate', 'Gandhi is Alive', 'Talkative Dancer', ‘Dhrut', Trishna & ‘Dashanan’. SNDA has performed in Mumbai, Delhi, Pune, Jaipur, Seattle, Lisbon, New Jersey, New York and Bali. SNDA's latest production Trishna, takes inspiration from debates about woman empowerment premiered at the closing of Kala Ghoda Arts Festival, Mumbai on 12th Feb 2017 and was received with a standing ovation by 3000 people. TRIDHA – A 90 minute triple bill evening consisting of 3 contemporary dance productions of SNDA – Dhrut, Dashanan & Trishna received an overwhelming response during its premiere on 28th April 2017 and was performed again at Pune’s Indigene Festival on 7th October 2017. Other than performing at dance festivals across the country Sumeet along with his company has also done television, advertisements and Film Projects with various celebrities such as Priyanka Chopra, Sonakshi Sinha, Virat Kohli, Ayushman Khurana, Anushka Dandekar, Deepika Padukone & Hema Malini to name a few.