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Ballet to the People (2014)
“…Nivas radiated power and grace.” 
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San Francisco Chronicle (2013)
“Nivas’ choreography interwove girlish lyricism and sophisticated syncopation. Nivas’ Meerabai was by turns glamorous and writhing – and just as commanding was Nivas’ contemptuous swagger as the displeased husband.”
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San Francisco Chronicle (2012)
“But those senior artists were outshone by Rachna Nivas as the queen. Charismatic, and resplendent in purple velvet and jewels, she poured emotion from every economical, natural gesture. And at the end, when she wailed over the lifeless body of her husband, Nivas channeled the sorrow of a lost nation.”
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DanceTabs (2012)
“Rachna Nivas as the queen….particularly stood out”
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San Jose Mercury News
Chitresh Das Dance Company rehearses for the Fall Free for All

India West (2011)

“Rachna Nivas presented a gripping performance as the incensed Kaikeyi..”
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