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

6:30 pm
Mohiniattam Arangetram of Daniella Zak Varghese Daniella performs a set of new works alongside traditional repertoire pieces over her two-day debut as a solo performer. This evening encompasses the gentle and graceful movements of Mohiniattam[...]
Wallington High School for Girls
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
4:30 pm
Bharatanatyam Arangetram of Daniella Zak Varghese Daniella performs a set of new works alongside traditional repertoire pieces over her two-day debut as a solo performer. The brisk and rhythmic patterns of Bharatanatyam follow an evening[...]
Wallington High School for Girls
Jun 2 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
7:00 pm
DASHAVTAR Choreographer and artist, Abhay Shankar Mishra presents and stars in this Kathak production steeped in mythology and spiritual intrigue. In collaboration with Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan and featuring Guru Abhay Shankar Mishra’s own UK based[...]
The Bhavan
7:30 pm
Ojas – The Power of Kathak Dance Experience the captivating energy, grace and rhythm of one of India’s most popular classical dance styles in this very special performance by internationally renowned maestro, Pt Rajendra Gangani[...]
Patidar House
Jul 5 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
7:00 pm
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. Part of Dance Fushion, Morley College London’s annual celebration[...]
Morley College
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