Paradiso is a piece of site-responsive dance piece originally developed for Beachfields, The Isle of Sheppey.

Choreographed by renowened bharatanatyam choreographer Mayuri Boonham. Inspired by the architecture of Sheerness, the epic poem, Paradiso by medieval poet Dante and the language contemporary and bharatanatyam dance, Paradiso is a contemplative piece based on the nine circles of heaven.

Akademi is currently developing a sister piece to ParadisoAscensionfor touring in 2015.