Akademi at 40 | Akademi Associated

Celebrating 40 inspiring years.

2019 is Akademi’s 40th anniversary year and we want to celebrate the breadth and richness of South Asian dance in the UK.

We have 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.

What’s On

3:30 pm
Bhangra Bolly Hiphop Workshop Dance to Empower! Join Epika Dance in this monthly workshop and learn a unique Bhangra-Bolly-Hiphop routine. Enjoy the vibe with a community of passionate dancers while strengthening your skills and technique.[...]
Danceworks Studios
May 31 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
7:30 pm
The Shape of Stillness The Shape of Stillness juxtaposes fluid movement with Bharatanatyam’s linear shapes. Set to a Sanskrit sounds and percussion the piece explores the primal movement of the cosmos from a central still[...]
Tara Theatre
Jul 5 all-day
12:00 am
Kathak Performance A vibrant and soulful Kathak composition to the lyrics of the great Sufi poet Amir Khusrau blended with exciting rhythms and vivid expressions of Kathak.  Choreography: Sushma MehtaMusic Composition: Pandit Vishwa Prakash Book[...]
Morley College
12:00 am
Marcina Urvashi Urvashi Dance Company will be performing at the Lambeth Country Show for the community stage. This event will take place Saturday 20 & Sunday 21 July 2019, please see the Lambeth Country Show[...]
Brockwell Park
Oct 17 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
7:30 pm
YAATRA A captivating evening of solo Kathak and Contemporary dance by British Indian artist Jaivant Patel Dance. A fresh perspective on South Asian LGBTQ+ narratives, faith and spirituality; YAATRA celebrates two cultures and the intersectionality[...]
Tara Theatre