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    Kaash (Revival) by Akram Khan Company

    Until 23 Apr
    Part of Shankar 100
    Queen Elizabeth Hall
    Performance & dance
    £15 ⁠–⁠ £30
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    Kaash performance on-stage

    See Akram Khan's celebrated dance work inspired by Hindu gods, black holes, Indian time cycles, tablas, creation and destruction.

    After 20 years, Akram Khan Company returns to the Southbank Centre with Khan's first full-length dance production, created in 2002 in collaboration with visual artist Anish Kapoor and composer Nitin Sawhney.

    In an exclusive four-show run, the company invites a cast of international performers to bring Kaash (Revival) back to life once more.

    Kaash (the Hindi word for ‘if only’) continued Khan’s quest to build bridges between the worlds of contemporary dance and the Indian classical dance form kathak.

    Akram Khan Company appears as part of our rescheduled Shankar 100 series, celebrating pandit Ravi Shankar's 100th birthday.

    Artistic direction / Choreography: Akram Khan

    Composer: Nitin Sawhney

    Set design: Anish Kapoor

    Lighting design: Aideen Malone

    Costume design: Kimie Nakano

    Additional music: Spectre by John Oswald, played by The Kronos Quartet

    Voice: Akram Khan, BC Manjunath

    Sound recording: Bernhard Schimpelsberger

    Producer: Farooq Chaudhry

    Revival for 5 dancers

    Performers: Kristina Alleyne, Sadé Alleyne, Sung Hoon Kim, Nicola Monaco, Sarah Cerneaux

    Rehearsal director: Yen-Ching Lin

    With the support of Eulalia Ayguade Farro, Moya Michael and Andrej Petrovic

    Technical director: Richard Fagan

    Technicians: Alex Castro, Peter Swikker/Paul Moorhouse

    Tour manager: Mashitah Omar

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    Age recommendation

    For ages 12+

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    Dates & times

    Until 23 Apr
    Approximate run time: 60 mins.
    Run times may vary by up to 20 minutes as they can be affected by last-minute programme changes, intervals and encores.


    • Standard entry£15 ⁠–⁠ £30*
    • Concessions25%**

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