Jungle Book reimagined

Summer Intensive 2022

Outwitting the Devil

Chotto Xenos

Over the last twenty years, Akram Khan Company has established itself as one of the foremost innovative dance companies in the world. Embracing an artistic vision that both respects and challenges Indian kathak form and contemporary dance.

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Darbar Festival 2019

Over the last three years, Akram and Mavin Khoo have co-curate a dance programme for Indian classical music festival, Darbar. For this year's curation, they both wanted to ce...

Vertical Road

Premiere: 16 September 2010, Curve Theatre, Leicester Last performance: 11 December 2012, La Piscine, Chatenay-Malabry In Vertical Road Khan has assembled a cast of very s...

Father: Vision of the Floating World

Both of Akram's parents were born and raised in Bangladesh. He grew up hearing stories of the Bangladesh Liberation War from his family, including his uncle who was a freedom fi...
World Première: 12 January 2016, Roundhouse, London Last performance: 28 July 2019, Zoumbouleio Megaro, Kalamata   "As in many myths, the female characters are often...
World Première: 13-14 July 2019, Stuttgart   "I have awakened to a new way of dancing. And that is to dance my ideas through the bodies of others, including older dan...

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The Renovātiō Series

Welcome to The Renovātiō Series, the digital programme as part of our Carnival of Shadows season. Taking its roots and meaning from latin: rebirth / renewal, The Renovātiō Seri...

"Twenty years on, it still feels like we're just beginning. It's exhilarating and beautiful to feel this way."

- Farooq Chaudhry

Carnival of Shadows

"Sadler's Wells Theatre has been my dancing home for the last 16 years I hold our longstanding relationship with Alistair and the staff at Sadler's with great respect and grat...

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