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Akademi @ Alchemy / Paradiso: Man’s enduring search for perfection

May 24 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

£15
Akademi Alchemy Paradiso

Akademi returns to Southbank Centre’s festival of South Asian culture with Paradiso: Man’s enduring search for perfection.

 

“I have been to Paradise and this is what I saw…”

Embody Dante and make your ascent into the celestial.

Inspired by his journey; orbit the heavens to find eternal enlightenment. Take passage through the heavenly cosmos and find answers to the obstacles of vanity, ambition and desire. These shared human struggles are performed in an energetic celebration of dance.

This interpretation of the third part of Dante Alighieri’s Divine Comedy is produced by Akademi, with direction and choreography by Jose Agudo, it features an original score by Bernhard Schimpelsberger.

“Turn your gaze heavenward and leave this restless world behind.”

Dante Alighieri, Divine Comedy

See the trailer

Produced in association with Circulate, Wac Arts, British Library, Watermans Art Centre and The Nehru Centre. Akademi is funded by Arts Council England.

Image credit: Simon Richardson


Event information: Meet at Royal Festival Hall Ticket Office before the performance, to be guided to the Royal Festival Hall Roof. Please note that this is an outdoor performance, please dress accordingly.

Access: Please note this venue is not accessible to patrons with limited mobility.


Alchemy returns to the Southbank Centre from 19 – 29 May, showcasing the dynamic creativity and cultural connections between South Asia and the UK. #AlchemySC

Also see: Akademi @ Alchemy / Akademi Choreography Commissions

Details

Date:
May 24
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Cost:
£15
Event Category:
Website:
https://goo.gl/WmOtmu

Venue

Southbank Centre
Belvedere Rd
London, SE18XX United Kingdom
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Phone:
0844 875 0073
Website:
http://www.southbankcentre.co.uk

Organizer

Akademi
Phone:
020 7691 3210
Website:
http://www.akademi.co.uk