Akram Khan

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Outwitting the Devil review – Akram Khan’s dancers defy all limits
The plot of this reworked Gilgamesh myth may be near-impossible to follow – but its dazzling performers are hard to resist

Lyndsey Winship

25, Nov, 2021 @12:14 PM

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Creature review – Akram Khan struggles with the weight of the world
Jeffrey Cirio and Erina Takahashi dazzle for a sharp ENB, but this long-awaited new work is all message, no story

Sarah Crompton

02, Oct, 2021 @11:00 AM

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Creature review – Akram Khan’s anticlimactic apocalypse
Starring the superb Jeffrey Cirio, Khan’s third work for ENB is full of urgent ideas. But you can’t tell what they are without reading the programme

Lyndsey Winship

24, Sep, 2021 @2:22 PM

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Ballerina Erina Takahashi: ‘I didn’t think I would have this challenge at this age’
ENB’s lead principal has seen ballet grow better, bolder and kinder over 25 years. Now she is taking on Akram Khan’s version of Frankenstein

Lyndsey Winship

21, Sep, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Hamlet, Cabaret and a fistful of Romeos: the best theatre, comedy and dance of autumn 2021
Cush Jumbo tackles the troubled prince, Jessie Buckley and Eddie Redmayne head for 30s Berlin, while standup favourites and dance spectaculars burst back on the stage

Arifa Akbar, Brian Logan and Lyndsey Winship

26, Aug, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Manchester international festival: Sea Change; Breathless Puppets – review
Boris Charmatz gets Manchester’s communal toes tapping, while Akram Khan partners with hand-drawn animation in a coming-of-age tale

Bidisha

11, Jul, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Aakash Odedra: Rising review – superhero speed with a light touch
Odedra revives his inspiring 2011 show of four solo works choreographed by himself, Akram Khan, Russell Maliphant and Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui

Lyndsey Winship

25, May, 2021 @2:49 PM

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'We are guests on Earth': Akram Khan to stage The Jungle Book as climate crisis tale
Choreographer’s new version, to be performed at Leicester’s Curve in 2022, reinvents Kipling’s Mowgli as a climate refugee

Lyndsey Winship

19, Mar, 2021 @10:27 AM

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Devastating, unviable, admin overload: UK stage companies count cost of Brexit
New visa rules, taxes and transport restrictions are some of the hurdles British dance and theatre organisations must now overcome to tour Europe

David Jays

24, Feb, 2021 @6:30 AM

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Dancing Nation review – Sadler's Wells extravaganza stretches across three hours
Akram Khan and Natalia Osipova’s poetic duet and Shobana Jeyasingh’s Contagion are highlights in a festival from BBC Arts

Lyndsey Winship

29, Jan, 2021 @1:26 PM

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Quick steps: dynamic dance shorts to watch online
Cathy Marston returns to performing, poetry and dance entwine in Wales and the Akram Khan Company inspires mass movement in the best short films to view at home

Lyndsey Winship

08, Jan, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Akram Khan Company: The Silent Burn Project review – potent tribute to a powerhouse
Three hours of interviews, dance and music celebrate the creative power of one of the greatest dancers of the 21st century

Lyndsey Winship

05, Oct, 2020 @12:22 PM

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