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On The Big Green Sofa with Mary Nightingale: A Conversation with Akram Khan

Academicians' Room events

Monday 24 October 2016

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Akram Khan

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As part of the autumn programme, dancer and choreographer Akram Khan joins Mary Nightingale in our series of conversations in which the ITV journalist and broadcaster talks to eminent people from the creative world.

Akram Khan is one of the most celebrated choreographers and dancers in the UK today, with a reputation built on his productions Until the Lions, Kaash, iTMOi, DESH, Vertical Road, Gnosis and zero degrees.

Akram has worked with the National Ballet of China, Juliette Binoche, Sylvie Guillem, Kylie Minogue, Anish Kapoor, Antony Gormley, Tim Yip, Hanif Kureishi, Steve Reich and Nitin Sawhney. A highlight of his career was the creation of a section of the London 2012 Olympic Games Opening Ceremony. which was received with unanimous acclaim. He was awarded an MBE for services to dance in 2005.

This event is produced by Roger James Elsgood working with the Academicians’ Room team. Doors open at 7pm and the talk will start at 7.45pm.

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Monday 24 October 2016


The Academicians’ Room, The Keeper’s House, Royal Academy of Arts