Agni Foundation supports South Asian arts & artists

Agni was originally founded in 2007 and has been serving the Austin Creative Community at large for the last 15 years as the premier South Asian Performing Arts Organization. Agni Foundation for the Arts is a multi-disciplinary expansion of the same founded in 2018 with the mission to educate and empower children and adults in South Asian arts and culture, through teaching,  multi-disciplinary performances,  festivals and the employment of local artists.

Agni Foundation’s vision is a diverse Central Texas community of students, teachers, performers, participants, film-makers and audience members inspired by and engaged with the vibrancy of South Asian culture. “Agni” is the Sanskrit word for “fire,” capturing the organization’s intention to spread the vitality of South Asian dance, music and experience to diverse audiences.

Mayanadhi - An evening of unsung South Asian Melodies

Join us for an evening of unsung South Indian Melodies with Super Singer Krishnamurthy!
Krishnamurthy is an award-winning South Indian playback singer who has sung in Indian languages, Tamil, Telugu and Malayalam, debuting in tamil for D Imman . He is the title winner of the famous south Indian reality show, Vijay TV's Super Singer Season 1 in 2007. He started singing at the age of 7 and has given over 1000+ concerts across the globe. He has scored music for several TV commercials and composed a devotional album called "Samarpanam" in 2008. He is formally trained in Carnatic (South Indian classical music form). He has won prestigious awards from reputed institutions like Lion's Club, Rotary Club, Government of Ontario-CA, and Tamilnadu.

Get involved with Agni Foundation

We at Agni, welcome people who want to contribute in any capacity to South Asian Arts. Whether you want to perform with us, join our administrative team or volunteer at our events, reach out and we will help you find your passion.  Agni has been in operation since 2007 and employs professional organisational practices in managing its annual season. Agni has management team members that focus on various aspects including Academy/Fitness management, Event management, Media, Marketing, HR and Finance  tracked in separate streams. Agni has always maintained a healthy perception in the community for the work that we do and there is no better time to join our team than now.