The Troth | “Evocative and poignant” ⋆ ⋆ ⋆ ⋆
“Clark’s production resembles a silent movie. It places its fusion of contemporary and Kathak dance against a backdrop of archive film footage. As the dancers react to and echo moments from the footage behind them, history becomes more tangible.”
Read: The Troth review at Queen Elizabeth Hall, London – ‘evocative and poignant dance theatre’ | ⋆ ⋆ ⋆ ⋆ | by Rachel Elderkin from The Stage.
Akademi’s The Troth – Usne Kaha Tha is a gripping wartime story of love and loss, told through powerful dance theatre.
Inspired by a 1915 short story Usne Kaha Tha by Chandradhar Sharma Guleri, it tells the story of Sardar Lehna Singh’s sacrifice of keeping his secret promise to an unrequited love while mid-conflict in the horror of the trenches of Belgium.