Meet the artists behind DAKSHINA

“The vibration of having live music to dance …  it’s like an exterior adrenaline for the dancer.”

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The beating heart of South Asian dance in the UK

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Akademi creates extraordinary dance performances for audiences across the UK and beyond.
We nurture the UK’s next generation of South Asian dancers and choreographers.
We inspire, educate and engage people of all ages through pioneering participatory work.

Current Projects

Akademi's new production marking the centenary of World War I, based on Usne Kaha Tha - a classic of Indian literature.

The Troth

Reach Out and Reveal is a pioneering new initiative placing South Asian dancers ‘in residence’ at schools for young people with Special Educational Needs.

Reach Out and Reveal

A three-year project helping older adults to become more active through participating in South Asian dance.

Dance Well

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