Chotto Xenos - T01810721273How does war begin? And how does it end? It depends on who is telling the story. Inspired by Akram Khan's award winning final full-length solo XENOS, Chotto Xenos is a captivating dance production that takes young audiences back in time, exploring the often forgotten and untold stories of World War 1 colonial soldiers, in order to shine light on our present and future. Reimagined by Sue Buckmaster, Artistic Director of Theatre-Rites and creator of the highly successful Chotto Desh, Chotto Xenos weaves together stunning choreography by Akram Khan, lighting design by Guy Hoare, costumes by Kimie Nakano, and tender and evocative visuals by Lucy Cash. Mounted on a set by Ingrid Hu, this family production incorporates Domenico Angarano's stirring soundscape adapted from the original score, by Vincenzo Lamagna.
|28 Feb 20 to 1 Mar 20||Bristol Old Vic, Bristol :: V857|
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Xenos - T1263139278Marking his final performances as a dancer in a full-length piece, Akram Khan takes to the stage alongside five world-class musicians. Khan revisits the myth of Prometheus in the context of the First World War, conjuring the shell-shocked dream of a colonial soldier. XENOS takes place where humanity stands in wonder and disarray, on the border between East and West, past and present, mythology and technology.Lighting Michael Hulls. DramaturgRuth Little. Author Jordan Tannahill. Design Mirella Weingarten. Costume Kimie Nakano. Music Vinenzo Lamagna. Author Jordan Tannahill. Director Mavin Khoo (rehearsasl director).
|21 Sep 18 to 22 Sep 18||Curve, Leicester :: V830272338|
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|16 Aug 18 to 18 Aug 18||Festival Theatre, Edinburgh :: V600|
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|29 May 18 to 9 Jun 18||Sadler's Wells Theatre, Inner London :: V224|
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Kaash - T0579576736We are delighted to bring this stunning production to Bath for another chance to see Akram Khan's first full-length work which took the dance world by storm in 2002. With set design by sculptor Anish Kapoor, and music by Nitin Sawhney, Kaash (Hindi word for ?if only?) continues Khan's quest to build bridges between the worlds of contemporary dance and the Indian classical dance form Kathak.
|15 Apr 16 to 16 Apr 16||The Edge Arts (formerly the Institute of Contemporary Interdisciplinary Arts (ICIA)), Bath :: V1031|
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Until the Lions - T546502849An adaptation of a story from the epic Mahabharata. This dramatic new work explores themes of gender and sexuality, and the changes that time forces on the body.Author Karthika Nair. Other Tim Yip (visual artist). Lighting Michael Hulls. DramaturgRuth Little. Choreographer Akram Khan. Choreographer Jose Agudo (assistant). Music Beautiful Noise. Director Sasha Milavic Davies (assistant). Performer Akram Khan. Performer Ching-Ying Chien. Performer Christine Joy Ritter. Performer Sohini Alam (singer). Performer David Azurza (singer). Performer Yaron Engler. Music Vincenzo Lamagna.
|9 Jan 16 to 24 Jan 16||Roundhouse, West End :: V242|
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Chotto Desh - T0347302079Chotto Desh, meaning ?small homeland', draws on Khan's unique quality of cross-cultural storytelling, creating a compelling tale of a young man's dreams and memories from Britain to Bangladesh. Using a magical mix of dance, text, visuals and sound, Chotto Desh celebrates the resilience of the human spirit in the modern world and is a magical, thrilling and poignant dance theatre experience for families to enjoy together.
|4 Dec 15 to 5 Dec 15||Curve, Leicester :: V830272338|
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|14 Nov 15||Lakeside Arts Centre, Nottingham :: V0165922284|
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|25 Oct 15||Arts Depot, Outer London :: V320|
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Desh - T536686600Corporate Sponsor Colas. Producer Farooq Chaudhry. Author Karthika Nair. Author Akram Khan. Author Polar Bear. Director Zoe Nathenson. Design Tim Yip. Music Jocelyn Pook. DramaturgRuth Little. Choreographer Akram Khan. Lighting Michael Hulls. Sound Nicolas Faure.
|13 Nov 14 to 14 Nov 14||The Lowry, Salford :: V0655996499|
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|2 Oct 12 to 9 Oct 12||Sadler's Wells Theatre, Inner London :: V224|
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|13 Sep 11 to 17 Sep 11||Curve, Leicester :: V830272338|
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Torobaka - T534219829UK Premiere. Performed for the first time in the UK, Torobaka takes its name from a Maori-inspired phonetic poem by Tristan Tzara. The bull (toro) and the cow (vaca) are sacred animals in the dancers' two traditions and represent the coming together of dance styles. Rather than mimicking one another, the two dancers seek to create something new by better understanding each other's approaches to their craft.Lighting Michael Hulls. Costume Kimie Nakano. Sound Pedro Leon. Performer Akram Khan. Performer Israel Galvan.
|3 Nov 14 to 8 Nov 14||Sadler's Wells Theatre, Inner London :: V224|
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Gnosis - T01474509291Inspired by the Mahabharata story of Queen Ghandari, who blindfolds herself for life to follow her blind husband, Gnosis explores the notion of inner knowledge and clouded vision, of ‘seeing darkness yet being blind to light’. This new solo show features choreography by Khan developed in collaboration with the internationally renowned kathak masters Sri Pratap Pawar and Gauri Sharma Tripathi, plus puppetry by Blind Summit Theatre and a band of live musicians including Yoshie Sunahata (taiko drummer from Japanese company KODO).Choreographer Akram Kkhan. Performer Yoshie Sunahata. Performer Akram Khan.
|26 Apr 10 to 27 Apr 10||Sadler's Wells Theatre, Inner London :: V224|
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Gnosis - T0542427473Akram Khan is one of the most exciting choreographer/dancers of his generation, internationally acclaimed for his cross-cultural, cross-disciplinary work. For this new solo piece, Khan returns to his classical kathak roots in a collaboration with Gauri Sharma Tripathi and Pratap Pawar. A Sadler's Wells Commission
|16 Nov 09||Sadler's Wells Theatre, Inner London :: V224|
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Sacred Monsters - T01000486356Sacred Monsters will bring together [Sylvie Guillem] and [Akram Khan] in an exciting exploration of the boundaries between two great classical dance forms, kathak and ballet, with additional choreography by Lin Hwai-min, Artistic Director of Cloud Gate Dance Theatre, Taiwan and live music specially created for them by [Philip Sheppard].Choreographer Akram Khan. Performer Sylvie Guillem. Music Philip Sheppard.
|24 Nov 06 to 25 Nov 06||Snape Maltings Concert Hall, Aldeburgh :: V75|
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|19 Sep 06 to 23 Sep 06||Sadler's Wells Theatre, Inner London :: V224|
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Kaash - T0424018839Kaash continues [Akram Khan]'s unique fusion of traditional Kathak and contemporary dance.Choreographer Skram Khan. Design Anish Kapoor. Performer Rachel Krische. Performer Moya Michael. Performer Inn Pang Ooi. Performer Shanell Winlock. Performer Akram Khan.
|9 Dec 03 to 11 Dec 03||Southbank Centre, West End :: V423|
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|6 Dec 02 to 7 Dec 02||Stratford Circus, Outer London :: V1222144777|
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|4 Dec 02||The Point, Eastleigh :: V1114|
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|23 Nov 02||Snape Maltings Concert Hall, Aldeburgh :: V75|
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|22 May 02||Playhouse, Nottingham :: V457|
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|14 May 02||Warwick Arts Centre, Coventry :: V156|
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|11 May 02 to 12 May 02||Southbank Centre, West End :: V423|
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|7 May 02||Nuffield Theatre (Lancaster Institute for the Contemporary Arts), Lancaster :: V522|
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God of Small Tales - T633834447The world is like the impression left by the telling of a story - yaga visistha. A new piece choreographed by the Royal Festival Hall's Associate Artist, [Akram Khan] in collaboration with writer [Hanif Kureishi] for eight retired women dancers. The piece is inspired by stories told by the group and features three members of his viruosic dance company with outstanding musicians [Fahim Azhar] and [Philip Sheppard].
|19 Jul 03||Southbank Centre, West End :: V423|
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Ronin - T2050293489Ronin comprises 3 distinct works, each displaying the usual intelligence, speed, intensity and beauty that have brought Khan such acclaim. The centrepiece is a work of the same name, based on the warrior Arjuna from the Hindu epic, The Mahabharata.
|11 Apr 03 to 15 Apr 03||Southbank Centre, West End :: V423|
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See the Music - T01613159695Presented by London Sinfonietta with Akram Khan Company/Bill Viola video/Sonimation film. A multi-media contemporary music experience. Experience [Magnus Lindberg]'s white-knuckle Related Rocks with mesmerising choreography by [Akram Khan], [Edgard Varese]'s monolithic Deserts with [Bill Viola]'s powerful film, and [Sonimation] - two arresting short films by up-and-coming young British sound artists and animators.Company London Sinfonietta. Conductor Andre de Ridder.
|8 Feb 03||Warwick Arts Centre, Coventry :: V156|
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|1 Feb 03||Playhouse, Nottingham :: V457|
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|30 Jan 03||Brighton Dome, Brighton :: V655|
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Loose in Flight/Rush/Related Rocks - T2109325459
|24 Oct 02 to 25 Oct 02||Southbank Centre, West End :: V423|
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Loose in Flight/Fix/Rush - T01973448082Loose in Flight - Exploring new dance territory with a driving score by [Angie Atmadjaja]. This short solo piece is a 'feisty and seamless mix' (Time Out) of Kathak and contemporary dance. Fix - In Fix, another short solo, Khan's response to music by [Nitin Sawhney] is a cascading chain reaction of narrative emotion, drawing its energy from Sufism's whirling dervishes. Rush - utilises the talents of composer [Andy Cowton] and lighting designer [Michael Hulls] to investigate the notion of falling. Dancers perform daredevil, delicate and sensuous sequences.
|10 Apr 02||Theatre Royal, Bury St Edmunds :: V76|
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|5 May 01||Playhouse, Norwich :: V69|
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|4 May 01||Arnolfini, Bristol :: V863|
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|3 May 01||Theatre Royal, Bury St Edmunds :: V76|
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|26 Apr 01 to 28 Apr 01||The Tramway, Glasgow :: V621|
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|2 Mar 01||The Gantry, Southampton :: V779|
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|24 Feb 01||Dundee Repertory Theatre, Dundee :: V596|
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|17 Feb 01||Unity Theatre, Liverpool :: V539|
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|13 Feb 01||Nuffield Theatre (Lancaster Institute for the Contemporary Arts), Lancaster :: V522|
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|31 Jan 01 to 1 Feb 01||General, Inner London :: V1231|
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|24 Nov 00||General, General :: V1266|
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|18 Nov 00||General, Leeds :: V1058|
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|3 Nov 00||Brighton Dome, Brighton :: V655|
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|26 Oct 00 to 28 Oct 00||The Lilian Baylis Theatre, Inner London :: V236|
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|12 Oct 00 to 13 Oct 00||Manchester Gorilla (formerly Green Room), Manchester :: V485|
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|5 Oct 00||mac birmingham - Midlands Arts Centre, Birmingham :: V146|
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|London Sinfonietta. Performer Akram Khan.|
|9 Dec 01||Southbank Centre, West End :: V423|
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Fix/Rush - T1988261098Fix - In Fix, another short solo, Khan's response to music by [Nitin Sawhney] is a cascading chain reaction of narrative emotion, drawing its energy from Sufism's whirling dervishes. Rush - utilises the talents of composer [Andy Cowton] and lighting designer [Michael Hulls] to investigate the notion of falling. Dancers perform daredevil, delicate and sensuous sequences.
|10 Nov 00||Town Hall Studios, Swindon :: V1019|
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Loose in Flight/Fix - T0289134727Loose in Flight - Exploring new dance territory with a driving score by [Angie Atmadjaja]. This short solo piece is a 'feisty and seamless mix' (Time Out) of Kathak and contemporary dance. Fix - In Fix, another short solo, Khan's response to music by [Nitin Sawhney] is a cascading chain reaction of narrative emotion, drawing its energy from Sufism's whirling dervishes.Music Sngie Atmadjaja. Music Nitin Sawhney.
|9 Oct 00||Warwick Arts Centre, Coventry :: V156|
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|Akram Khan. Lighting Michael Hulls. Music Nitin Sawhney.|
|21 Mar 00||Phoenix Arts, Leicester :: V432|
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|8 Apr 01 to 10 Apr 01||Southbank Centre, West End :: V423|
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|28 Feb 01||Wycombe Swan, High Wycombe :: V749|
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