Nikita Maheshwary is a choreographer and performer from New Delhi, India currently based in the Netherlands. Trained in classical Indian dance-theatre form of Kathakali, Post-Modern dance techniques and Improvisation, she holds a master’s degree in Performing Public Space from Fontys Hogeschool voor de Kunsten.
Her inquisitiveness lies in philosophy, culture and politics; while her work investigates socio-political concerns and human nature and, often portrays today’s society. Over the past decade, Nikita has created movement-based work, multimedia exhibits, performance art works, and short dance films.
Apart from being a performer, she works extensively as a teacher, curator and art organizer. She is the resident Creative Director for Natya Ballet Centre, a pioneering institution of dance in New Delhi.