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2018-2019 Show (NU Raas)

Raised toward our $1,850 Goal
27 Donors
Project has ended
Project ended on May 11, at 01:01 AM EDT
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2018-2019 Show (NU Raas)

Founded in 2014, NU Raas is Northwestern University's premier Raas/Garba dance team.


Raas/garba is a high energy and competitive co-ed folk dance originating from the Indian state of Gujarat. Our goal is to increase cultural awareness on campus of the South Asian community through dance.


We perform several shows per year and also compete at least once annually.


We are still a young competitive team and continue to grow. This year, we won our first competition at Pittsburgh Raaz—an experience that encouraged us to apply to additional competitions. As we gain members and put on more shows, additional resources are needed to keep our team up and running. Raas requires traditional Gujarati costumes, which we haven’t been able to purchase since our inception.  Additionally, we need lighting and sound equipment to accentuate our choreography on stage and need photographers to document our performances


We would love to have your help in order to help keep the team accessible to all members and finance our love of performance, competition, and dance.


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Makeup and Props

Gifts at this amount will aid us in buying makeup and props to keep us looking our best and dancing at our best.


Senior Gift

Attention all seniors! You can dedicate your senior class gift anywhere you want on campus: consider supporting NU Raas!


Make us Shine

Gifts at this level will help us rent lighting equipment for our shows that will help make us shine on stage.


Photo Creds

Gifts at this level allow us to hire and support an aspiring student photographer who wants to practice their action shots by documenting our show!



Gifts at this level will help pay for one traditional Raas costume for our members to wear and look dazzling on stage.


Yo DJ, that's our DJ

Gifts at this level will help fund our DJ, who spends hours crafting the best song mixes for us.

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