NAC Dance

Akram Khan, choreographer, performer and Artistic Director, Akram Khan Company (2/3)

Dec 10, 2013 23:25

In this second episode, Akram Khan describes his fascination with learning about the science of movement and the similarities and contradictions of ballet, contemporary dance and kathak. This exploration leads to the development of his signature style and the creation of a short solo followed by a more substantial piece that attract media and public attention. Akram comments on his jewel relationship with Farooq Chaudhry, producer and co-founder of Akram Khan Company, and his collaborations with Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui, Israel Galván, Juliette Binoche and Sylvie Guillem.