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Akram Khan

AKRAM KHAN

  

Nationality:    British
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Akram Khan's plays including theatres, agent, synopses, cast sizes, production and published dates

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below is a list of Akram Khan's plays - click on a Play Title for more information

        Desh         In-I         Until the Lions         Vertical Road



Desh

Synopsis:
Khan "has returned to his roots to create his first full-length contemporary dance solo. Desh, meaning homeland in Bengali, will explore the idea of transformation - of body, land, identity and memory, while examining the contradictions of Khan's British-Asian identity." Created after 12 months' research in the UK and Bangladesh and performed during the year Bangladesh celebrates the 40th anniversary of its independence from Pakistan, Desh draws together tales of land, nation and resistance.

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Genre:
Dance Drama

Parts:
Male:  -            Female:  -            Other:  -

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In-I

Synopsis:
a meditation on love, lust, obsession and romance

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by Juliette Binoche And Akram Khan

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Genre:
Dance Drama

Parts:
Male:  1            Female:  1            Other:  -

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Until the Lions

Synopsis:
Khan has adapted part of poet Karthika Nars book Until the Lions: Echoes from the Mahabharata, an original reworking of the epic Mahabharata. Combining the Indian classical dance form kathak with contemporary dance, Until the Lions will explore themes of gender and sexuality, and the changes that time forces on the body in what is set to be his most spectacular production to date.

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Karthika Nair (narrative concept, scenario, text), adaptation by Akram Khan

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Genre:
dance theatre 60 min

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Male:  1            Female:  2            Other:  -

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Vertical Road

Synopsis:
Khan has assembled a cast of very special performers from across asia, europe and the Middle east. With a specially commissioned score by long-term collaborator composer, Nitin Sawhney, Vertical Road draws inspiration from universal myths of angels that symbolise ascension'. the road between the earthly and the spiritual - the Vertical Road.

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Genre:
Dance theatre

Parts:
Male:  -            Female:  -            Other:  -

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