Aamad Dance Center

AAMAD-DANCE CENTER is a registered NGO, founded in 1996 and considered one of the premier performing arts organizations in India, its main mission is to enhance integration and diversity in the arts with works uniting people of all abilities. AAMAD is committed to changing the attitude, apathy, negativity and fear against the marginalised & destitute group, person with & without disabilities, through various activities like dance, music, performances, training, workshops etc.

Aamad imparts practical & theoretical training at a professional level in Kathak dance, integrated training course and its associated disciplines under ‘Guru Shishya Parampara’ AAMAD has been working tirelessly for promoting arts and culture in East Delhi & NCR region of Delhi. Aamad is running training centers to impart training in Kathak dance and its associated disciplines to many aspiring youngsters. Some of them come from very low income group; hence they are sponsored by Aamad.

To date, AAMAD NGO inspirational mission has touched over 2 million people through performances, training, festivals, seminars and workshops and generating employment in the field of Art and culture over the years.

RECOGNITION & EMPANELMENT

  • AAMAD Dance Centre has been recognised by the Dept. of Culture, Govt. of India,
  • Empanelled under ICCR- (Ministry of External Affairs)
  • Empanelled under Ministry of Culture, Govt. of India
  • Worked in cooperation with Kathak Kendra - National Institute of Kathak dance.

Coverage

To date, AAMAD Dance Centre inspirational mission has touched over two Lakhs people through performances, training and generating employment in the field of Art and culture over the years. AAMAD Dance Center was founded by Rani Khanam who is one of the India's foremost exponent of Kathak dance.

CURRENT ACTIVITIES

  • Training Centre
  • Performing Unit (Repertory)
  • Regular training programs in Kathak Dance, Theatre, Choreography, Stage craft & Technology.
  • Main stage performances
  • Summer workshops in Dance, Music and Theatre.
  • Teachers Training workshops
  • Classes in Traditional, Creative Dance Technique, choreography and performance skills.
  • Awareness Education Campaign in educational institutions.

OBJECTIVES

  • To create awareness among the masses about differently abled person, abled person, marginalised and destitute persons in the area of performing arts.
  • Generate employment opportunities for differently abled person, abled person, marginalised and destitute persons in the area of performing arts.
  • Establish a model training centre with all modern facilities.
  • Main stage performances
  • Give admission to 50 students for one year training programme and 25 students each year for 5 year programme.
  • To promote, traditional classical dances and music, participate and organize regional, National and International Competitions, Exchange Programmes, Performances, Arts Olympics
  • Workshops, Seminars etc. in India & abroad to promote International Friendship.
  • To create new segment of professional artists, teachers, choreographers, scholars and heads of institutions.
AAMAD dance on wheelchairs