Category Archives: Akram Khan

Akram Khan’s Giselle – English National Ballet: Sadler’s Wells, London, 17 November 2016

Gisbloodyelle this is good Every now and again you watch a show that simply blows your mind. This was that show. Somehow Akram Khan has taken the hackneyed tale of a 19th century love-struck peasant girl and turned it into … Continue reading

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Life in Progress – Sylvie Guillem: London Coliseum, 29 July 2015

Subtle tease This show was what many might call a slow burn. Only it didn’t have the burn. As has been well-publicised, Sylvie Guillem is in the midst of a world tour of Life in Progress which, at the age … Continue reading

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Lest We Forget – English National Ballet: Barbican Theatre, London, 5 April 2014

Claiming new territory A new venue and a new outlook. Tamara Rojo has commissioned three new works for the English National Ballet from three of Britain’s brightest choreographers, including two contemporary choreographers, Russell Maliphant and Akram Khan, who’ve never worked … Continue reading

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Rising – Aakash Odedra: Robin Howard Dance Theatre, The Place, London; 25 February 2012

Ah, look, the sun is up Astonishing young British South Asian dancer Aakash Odedra is something to behold. Given the inestimable honour of having three new solos created for him by some of the top contemporary choreographers working in the … Continue reading

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