Akademi at 40

Celebrating 40 inspiring years

In 2019 Akademi celebrates 40 years of imagining, inspiring, connecting and creating with an exciting programme of events and opportunities.

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Akademi at 40 | People that shaped Akademi

Akademi at 40 | People that shaped Akademi

Akademi have released lists of key people who have helped shape Akademi in various capacities over the last 40 years: artists, trustees, staff, production and creative team members and partners.

Akademi at 40 | 40 under 40

Akademi at 40 | 40 under 40

To mark the occasion its 40th anniversary, Akademi have released a list of 40 under 40 South Asian dance artists to look out for.

May 21 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
8:00 pm
Akademi in collaboration with Pagrav Dance Company: Kattam Katti Kattam Katti transports you to Uttarayan, the world-famous kite festival in Gujurat, North India. Millions of people from different cities, religions and social classes come together to[...]
Sadler's Wells, Lilian Baylis Studio
May 22 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
8:00 pm
Akademi in collaboration with Pagrav Dance Company: Kattam Katti Kattam Katti transports you to Uttarayan, the world-famous kite festival in Gujurat, North India. Millions of people from different cities, religions and social classes come together to[...]
Sadler's Wells, Lilian Baylis Studio

Akademi Associated

2019 is Akademi’s 40th anniversary year and we want to celebrate the breadth and richness of South Asian dance in the UK. We’ve invited artists to submit information on London-based events that they are planning between April 2019 and April 2020 to form the Akademi Associated programme.
11:30 am
Same Same… But Different Inspired by the well-known Anglo-Asian phrase ‘same, same… but different’, meaning “Yes, something kind of similar, but not the exact same thing”, three dancer-musicians conjure a magical atmosphere where we celebrate[...]
Royal Festival Hall
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