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Award winning Aakash Odedra Company pushes the boundaries of narrative style dance using a movement vocabulary which blends contemporary dance, Kathak and Bharat Natyam.

Performers Aakash Odedra.

Archive listings for Aakash Odedra Company

Work type: Dance or ballet.

Echoes and I Imagine - T0619165441

Aakash Odedra loves to tell stories. In this programme, he does so with two contrasting solos in an evening of theatre and Kathak dance. Choreographed by Kathak icon Aditi Mangaldas, Echoes is a feast for the eyes, inviting us to consider our relationship with our ancestors. In I Imagine, Aakash delves into comedy and theatre in a playful collaboration with award-winning poet Sabrina Mahfouz.
8 Mar 18Dance City, Newcastle Upon Tyne :: V916524193
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9 Mar 17 to 10 Mar 17The Lilian Baylis Theatre, Inner London :: V236
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#Jesuis (in Progress) - T1537131190

Using a fusion of styles, #JeSuis - presented as part of Journeys Festival International - explores personal stories of conflict, media manipulation, displacement and identity. What makes "home" when millions are on the move?
21 Oct 17New Theatre Royal, Portsmouth :: V769
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10 Oct 17 to 12 Oct 17Contact Theatre, Manchester :: V483
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28 Aug 17 to 30 Aug 17Curve, Leicester :: V830272338
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Echoes/I Imagine - T597280444

Echoes is an exhilarating, high-octane Kathak dance experience which explores our relationships with our ancestors. The piece is choreographed by Kathak icon, Aditi Mangaldas, who is renowned for her artistry, energy and for breaking new ground, adding a contemporary twist to this stunning form of Indian dance. In In I Imagine, Aakash combines beautiful choreography with powerful spoken word as he collaborates with gifted, award-winning poet and fellow Sky Arts Academy Scholar Sabrina Mahfouz.
30 Nov 16 to 1 Dec 16Warwick Arts Centre, Coventry :: V156
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9 Oct 15 to 10 Oct 15Curve, Leicester :: V830272338
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Murmur 2.0 - T825250597

Diagnosed with dyslexia at a young age, Aakash found conventional education at school very challenging. As written language was so alien, dance became his preferred mode of expression. In this piece, Aakash and Australian choreographer Lewis Major delve into the idea of warped and exaggerated realities. In collaboration with Lewis and Ars Electronica Futurelab (Linz, Austria), the company explores how the misconceptions of dyslexia can be revealed through visual design, light, sound and movement.
18 Oct 16The Riverfront, Newport :: V088145899
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Murmur 2.0 - T089748164

Following the success of Murmur, Aakash Odedra Company presents a new, expanded production: Murmur 2.0. Diagnosed with dyslexia at a young age, Aakash found conventional education at school very challenging. As written language was so alien, dance became his preferred mode of expression. In this piece, Aakash and Australian choreographer Lewis Major delve into the idea of warped and exaggerated realities. In collaboration with Lewis and Ars Electronica Futurelab (Linz, Austria), the company explores how the misconceptions of dyslexia can be revealed through visual design, light, sound and movement.Choreographer Lewis Major.
20 Nov 15 to 21 Nov 15The Place Theatre, Inner London :: V240
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Mumur/Inked - T1171302918

Dancer-choreographer Aakash Odedra presents an exhilarating mixed programme, created in collaboration with choreographers Lewis Major and Damien Jalet.Choreographer Lewis Major. Choreographer Damien Jalet.
23 Jan 15 to 24 Jan 15Royal Opera House, West End :: V377
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10 Nov 14 to 11 Nov 14Curve, Leicester :: V830272338
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Rising - T1125891659

One of the emerging stars of the dance world, Aakash Odedra performs three solos created for him by choreographers Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui, Russell Maliphant and Akram Khan. Aakash Odedra is widely known as an accomplished Kathak dancer and a rising young star of British dance. He has trained with acclaimed dancers Chitraleka Bolar and Nilima Devi in the UK and Asha Joglekar and Chhaya Kanvateh in India. Aakash spent 2011 working with acclaimed choreographers Akram Khan, Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui and Russell Maliphant. They each created solos for Aakash and in turn, allowed Aakash to observe the choreographic processes of three very distinct choreographers.
6 Mar 14Arts Depot, Outer London :: V320
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14 Jun 13 to 15 Jun 13Warwick Arts Centre, Coventry :: V156
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4 Jun 13Lakeside Arts Centre, Nottingham :: V0165922284
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15 Apr 13Artrix, Bromsgrove :: V073680848
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14 Apr 13Southbank Centre, West End :: V423
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9 Apr 13Gulbenkian Theatre, Canterbury :: V673
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Rising - T1722464638

Rising is a new evening of work performed by Aakash Odedra, exploring different processes and aesthetics to create a new personal language. Performing extraordinary solos in the traditional dance forms of Kathak and Bharatanatyam, Aakash creates a compelling new fl avour of contemporary dance.Choreographer Russell Maliphant. Choreographer Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui. Choreographer Akram Khan. Lighting Michael Hulls.
20 Mar 12 to 21 Mar 12Curve, Leicester :: V830272338
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24 Feb 12 to 25 Feb 12The Place Theatre, Inner London :: V240
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Amaas - T306888436

Amaas is a collaboration between Aakash Odedra Company, Combust and Desi Masti. A fusion of contemporary dance, South Asian dance and circus, with fire-eating, stilts and more.
30 Oct 11Curve, Leicester :: V830272338
listing details L1831439775

Untitled - T01674253736

This piece forms a double bill with Company Decalage. Running time: approx 1 hour (Company Decalage 30mins, Aakash Odedra 30mins). Aakash Odedra presents a solo Kathak piece, part of a full length double bill featuring Aakash and Japanese Kathak dancer Yuko Inoue. Aakash and Yuko’s work has been choreogrpahed by senior international kathak exponent Kumudini Lakhia. The piece was commissioned by Sadlers Well’s and Akram Khan.
5 Feb 10Birmingham Hippodrome, Birmingham :: V145
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Other listings

20 Oct 12Theatre Royal, Winchester :: V782
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