The Nomad Dancers are a premier collective in the Washington, DC Metro area inspired by dance traditions of India, Persia, Central Asia, the Middle East, and Turkey. The Nomads proudly present Persian, Afghan, Tajik, Azeri, Uzbek, Uighur, and Ottoman Turkish traditional folklore dances as well as Bollywood and Fusion choreographies at cultural events, celebrations, and festivals around the DC area and along the East Coast. Through graceful, playful, colorful, and opulent dance traditions found in Central Asia, India, and the Middle East, the Nomad Dancers bridge cultures and bring authentic elements of each region to enrich, educate, and entertain their audiences. The company formed in 2008 and is currently made up of ten dancers with professional experience in various movement styles, who've performed in prestigious venues such as universities, embassies, the Kennedy Center, the Smithsonian, the National Geographic Museum, the Philadelphia Museum of Art, and the majestic Registan Square in Samarkand, Uzbekistan. The Nomad Dancers consistently grow and develop their skills and technique with master instructors and choreographers from around the world.