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.

#Akademiat40

News and Press

#DancePassion | The Troth online

#DancePassion | The Troth online

As part of #DancePassion's live streaming day on Friday 5 April, Akademi is once more making available its recent production The Troth.
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
12:00 am
British South Asian female choreographers. An evening of bold, topical and thought-provoking work from three celebrated female dance artists: Gauri Sharma Tripathi, Sonia Sabri and Mayuri Boonham. Booking link coming soon.  Contact info@akademi.co.uk to register your interest[...]
Southbank Centre, 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

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.
12:00 am
The new academic year of classes start at Srishti Dance School. Bharatanatyam with Nina Rajarani MBE, Karnatic Vocal with Y Yadavan and Kathak with Parbati Chaudhury. Srishti follows the Kathak and Bharatanatyam syllabi of the ISTD (Imperial[...]
Harrow Arts Centre
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