Akademi at 40 | Events

Sep 28 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
7:00 pm
Uyir presents a first-of-its-kind performance of Kalakshetra artists. Fluctuating mind, oscillating body Stella Uppal Subbaiah, with Justin McCarthy, explores the way age, ethnicity and culture inform our understanding of Bharatanatyam as a cross – cultural[...]
The Bhavan
6:30 pm
Cross spiritual and physical borders in South Asian dance works by three female choreographers: Mayuri Boonham, Sonia Sabri and Gauri Sharma Tripathi. Eve Rising, a solo choreographed by Mayuri Boonham, is a tribute to the[...]
Purcell Room
Oct 17 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
7:00 pm
An intimate evening with Akademi’s founder. Join us for an intimate evening with Akademi’s visionary founder and celebrated Mohiniattam artist, Tara Rajkumar, who visits London from Australia to attend Akademi’s 40th anniversary celebrations. She will[...]
The Bhavan
Oct 18 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
7:00 pm
Akademi at 40 in the archives Join us for a unique evening of performance, film and dialogue, in celebration of the 40th anniversary of leading South Asian dance company Akademi. This evening marks the evolution of[...]
V&A Museum
12:00 am
An exciting two-day British Asian cross-arts festival with workshops, spoken word and a cabaret night. Guest director Shane Shambhu and guest curator Parbati Chaudhury have put together this first-of-a-kind festival which sees young British Asian[...]
Rich Mix
Nov 1 @ 8:30 pm – 9:45 pm
8:30 pm
An evening of powerful, ambitious and original work from early career South Asian choreographers. Akademi’s SPARKPLUGS initiative presents powerful, ambitious and original work of early career South Asian choreographers, by providing platforms and introducing audiences[...]
Watermans Arts Centre