What the critics have to say...
“Anjali Nath was astonishing in this highly charged work…she spun around in rapture ending on the perfect beat. Bravo!”
“Exploring the elegiac lyrics, Anjali Nath presented an evocative performance drawing repeated applause.”
“Apart from their impeccable technique and singular vision the dancers interacted with vivacity and humor with the audience making it a memorable evening.”
"The duo, [disciples] of Pandit Chitresh Das, mesmerized the audience with their amazing unpredictable rhythmic exchange, storytelling, creative strengths and innovation. The passionate focus of the dancers was thrilling whether it was bewildering, revved up mathematic beat or a luminous expression dramatized by a perfect frozen movement in time.
"It was a feast for the senses as the dancers celebrated with finesse, subtlety and pure joy the intricacies of taiyari (technique) and khoobsurti and nazakat (movement and expression)."
"The irresistible potent combination of dancers, ... onstage was an explosive double bill, brilliant and demanding."
~Solo and duet review, Chitresh Das Dancers Enthrall at Fountain Theater,” India Post, Los Angeles, CA,
October 16, 2009
“In a modern world with dwindling appreciation for classical forms, Kathak Yoga provides a window into not just a dance, but an entirely new way of life.”
~On CDDC performance of Shabd -“Kathak Innovates with Yoga,” The Asian Age, Mumbai, January 2010
“Chitresh Das Dance Company: San Francisco Kathak master Chitresh Das, recently named a National Heritage Fellow in dance by the NEA, choreographs "Sita Haran," an excerpt from the epic "Ramayana" featuring his company of fiercely rhythmic female dancers.”
~Rachel Howard, SF Chronicle, Fall Bay Area Dance Events, 2009