- Chitra’s first piece of choreography was at the age of eleven.
- At thirteen, she choreographed the life of Saint Thyagaraja in the Varnam format, as also started composing Jathi sollukattu.
- She is one of the first Bharatanatyam dancers to have composed her own jathi sollukattu and also the first dancer to have trained her students to do Nattuvangam.
- She was the first dancer to have started the concept of announcement on stage, even when she was as young as 16, at Kolkata.
- Having trained in lighting and lighting design under the legendary Tapas Sen in Kolkata, she incorporated, as early as age 17, the concept of using lighting as an integral part of choreography and was one of the first Bharatanatyam dancers/ choreographers to do so.
- Productions conceived and researched by Chitra Visweswaran in collaboration with musician-composer Pandit. R Visweswaran have brought out different thrusts, facets, rare compositions and pieces hitherto untouched in Bharatanatyam.
- The entire repertoire of Chitra Visweswaran and her Chidambaram Academy of Performing Arts has been researched and choreographed by Smt. Chitra Visweswaran.
- In addition, she has composed several anjalis, kavuthuvams (Nataraja Kavuthuvam, Kumbamuni Kavuthuvam and Ganga Kavuthuvam in Sanskrit) Thillana in Behag ragam, Adi thalam and individual pieces in Sanskrit and Hindi.
- ‘VilakkumVilakku’ (a dance production in Tamil).
- Lyrics and music of Sri Pothai Kuravanji