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Winner of the 1999 Jerwood Award, Akram Khan is a rising star on the contemporary dance scene. This fantastically skilled dancer and choreographer performs both Asian traditional and western contemporary dance.

Archive listings for Akram Khan

Work type: Dance or ballet. There are performances of this work in the listings (current and future) database, see Akram Khan

Chotto Xenos - T01810721273

How 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 20Bristol Old Vic, Bristol :: V857
listing details L857130974

Xenos - T1263139278

Marking 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 18Curve, Leicester :: V830272338
listing details L0909462114
16 Aug 18 to 18 Aug 18Festival Theatre, Edinburgh :: V600
listing details L734479365
29 May 18 to 9 Jun 18Sadler's Wells Theatre, Inner London :: V224
listing details L1181500961

Kaash - T0579576736

We 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 16The Edge Arts (formerly the Institute of Contemporary Interdisciplinary Arts (ICIA)), Bath :: V1031
listing details L01646358469

Until the Lions - T546502849

An 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 16Roundhouse, West End :: V242
listing details L0258662117

Chotto Desh - T0347302079

Chotto 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 15Curve, Leicester :: V830272338
listing details L571934320
14 Nov 15Lakeside Arts Centre, Nottingham :: V0165922284
listing details L01336136348
25 Oct 15Arts Depot, Outer London :: V320
listing details L093144000

Desh - T536686600

Corporate 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 14The Lowry, Salford :: V0655996499
listing details L01749799009
2 Oct 12 to 9 Oct 12Sadler's Wells Theatre, Inner London :: V224
listing details L2128401904
13 Sep 11 to 17 Sep 11Curve, Leicester :: V830272338
listing details L643064707

Torobaka - T534219829

UK 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 14Sadler's Wells Theatre, Inner London :: V224
listing details L0884772476

Gnosis - T01474509291

Inspired 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 10Sadler's Wells Theatre, Inner London :: V224
listing details L222338788

Gnosis - T0542427473

Akram 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 09Sadler's Wells Theatre, Inner London :: V224
listing details L0150946778

Sacred Monsters - T01000486356

Sacred 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 06Snape Maltings Concert Hall, Aldeburgh :: V75
listing details L774661816
19 Sep 06 to 23 Sep 06Sadler's Wells Theatre, Inner London :: V224
listing details L1340489911

Kaash - T0424018839

Kaash 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 03Southbank Centre, West End :: V423
listing details L1809899281
6 Dec 02 to 7 Dec 02Stratford Circus, Outer London :: V1222144777
listing details L202110024
4 Dec 02The Point, Eastleigh :: V1114
listing details L263746949
23 Nov 02Snape Maltings Concert Hall, Aldeburgh :: V75
listing details L768702589
22 May 02Playhouse, Nottingham :: V457
listing details L1104140040
14 May 02Warwick Arts Centre, Coventry :: V156
listing details L702476549
11 May 02 to 12 May 02Southbank Centre, West End :: V423
listing details L01739927586
7 May 02Nuffield Theatre (Lancaster Institute for the Contemporary Arts), Lancaster :: V522
listing details L0888055696

God of Small Tales - T633834447

The 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 03Southbank Centre, West End :: V423
listing details L110868934

Ronin - T2050293489

Ronin 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 03Southbank Centre, West End :: V423
listing details L2014199602

See the Music - T01613159695

Presented 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 03Warwick Arts Centre, Coventry :: V156
listing details L1567772666
1 Feb 03Playhouse, Nottingham :: V457
listing details L641266864
30 Jan 03Brighton Dome, Brighton :: V655
listing details L1030863107

Loose in Flight/Rush/Related Rocks - T2109325459

24 Oct 02 to 25 Oct 02Southbank Centre, West End :: V423
listing details L1183309850

Loose in Flight/Fix/Rush - T01973448082

Loose 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 02Theatre Royal, Bury St Edmunds :: V76
listing details L1712086392
5 May 01Playhouse, Norwich :: V69
listing details L0938092799
4 May 01Arnolfini, Bristol :: V863
listing details L722209619
3 May 01Theatre Royal, Bury St Edmunds :: V76
listing details L1607635712
26 Apr 01 to 28 Apr 01The Tramway, Glasgow :: V621
listing details L999464194
2 Mar 01The Gantry, Southampton :: V779
listing details L01290692600
24 Feb 01Dundee Repertory Theatre, Dundee :: V596
listing details L227707557
17 Feb 01Unity Theatre, Liverpool :: V539
listing details L845045684
13 Feb 01Nuffield Theatre (Lancaster Institute for the Contemporary Arts), Lancaster :: V522
listing details L0885855905
31 Jan 01 to 1 Feb 01General, Inner London :: V1231
listing details L355866518
24 Nov 00General, General :: V1266
listing details L845545481
18 Nov 00General, Leeds :: V1058
listing details L1034997032
3 Nov 00Brighton Dome, Brighton :: V655
listing details L01365438628
26 Oct 00 to 28 Oct 00The Lilian Baylis Theatre, Inner London :: V236
listing details L0817584502
12 Oct 00 to 13 Oct 00Manchester Gorilla (formerly Green Room), Manchester :: V485
listing details L807880001
5 Oct 00mac birmingham - Midlands Arts Centre, Birmingham :: V146
listing details L1938028689

T01801181924

A spectacular evening of mixed art-forms from the Royal Festival Hall's Choreographer-in-Residence, [Akram Khan], ex-Meltdown director Magnus Lindberg and video artist Bill Viola.Company London Sinfonietta. Performer Akram Khan.
9 Dec 01Southbank Centre, West End :: V423
listing details L0802085717

Fix/Rush - T1988261098

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 Nov 00Town Hall Studios, Swindon :: V1019
listing details L0664249555

Loose in Flight/Fix - T0289134727

Loose 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 00Warwick Arts Centre, Coventry :: V156
listing details L01154078632

T01854376040

Fix - The first half of the programme is devoted to pure Kathak with live music. In the second part of the evening, Akram Khan brings together acclaimed artists [Michael Hulls] (lighting) and [Nitin Sawhney] (composer) in an explosive new solo. The fusion of Kathak and contemporary dance and jazz, introduces audiences to a new dance form that is both compelling and beautiful to watch.Performer Akram Khan. Lighting Michael Hulls. Music Nitin Sawhney.
21 Mar 00Phoenix Arts, Leicester :: V432
listing details L904164826

Other listings

8 Apr 01 to 10 Apr 01Southbank Centre, West End :: V423
listing details L01013673907
28 Feb 01Wycombe Swan, High Wycombe :: V749
listing details L1947501510

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