Contemporary Dance

Akademi Choreography Commissions

Part of Alchemy

Grab a seat and watch five South Asian choreographers present new dance in a uniquely diverse scratch performance.

Akademi's latest round of annual choreography commissions propels choreographic talent Seeta Patel, Manuela Benini, Parbati Chaudhury, Raheem Mir and Shivaangee Agarwal onto the stage to present new work.

This work-in-progress performance presents South Asian dance works in their initial stages of creation and offers artists an opportunity to get immediate feedback to develop it further. For audiences, it is an opportunity to see new work and to talent spot the next leaders in British South Asian dance scene.

Akademi Choreography Commissions are delivered in partnership with Gem Arts, Curve, Sampad, Kadam, CICD, South East Dance, Yorkshire Dance, Dance Umbrella, Southbank Centre and The Place. Funded by Arts Council England and Esmee Fairbairn Foundation.

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Royal Festival Hall
Blue Room, Level 1


Booking fee: £3.00 (Members £0.00)


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Age recommendation
For ages 18+

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