A genius of his time. A genius of contemporary art.
Like a story from an inspirational film comes a Bengali boy who grew up in the south of London, joins a company, goes global, and now the world is at his feet.
A very young Akram Khan began dancing at the age of three, learning Bengali Folk Dance taught by his mother. Just like most dancers, he started proper training at the age of seven where he learned Kathak. Through his years of dancing, training, and being discovered at the very youthful age of ten, touring the world in his teens he then learned to inject classical Indian dance in his contemporary choreographies.
Doing great collaborations with world-class artists in different disciplines throughout his career, and choreographing a number of successful pieces, such as Until the Lions, DESH, Kaash, Vertical Road, Gnosis, zero degrees, and iTMOi (in the mind of igor). Here comes another genius work bringing a modern take on one of the greatest romantic ballets of all time, Giselle.
Witness it all live as Akram Khan's Giselle comes to Hong Kong this June. One of his masterpieces to be performed by a company of very technically strong, classically trained dancers of the English National Ballet.
Drop everything you're doing to see a masterpiece of a lifetime you would never want to miss. Catch them at the Cultural Centre on the following dates: June 28 at 19:45, and June 30 at 14:45 and 19:45. Get your tickets here.