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Dance

Akram Khan Company - XENOS

Théâtre Maisonneuve From February 13 To 16, 2019

Anyone who has seen Akram Khan perform has been captivated by his magnetic stage presence. Interweaving elements from two cultures, classical Indian kathak and contemporary dance, Khan’s virtuosity seems limitless. From ma to his more recent Until the Lions, Khan’s work has been acclaimed by audiences around the world. In XENOS (the Greek word for “stranger”), he is both creator and performer, a double pleasure. He immerses himself body and soul in the setting of World War I through the character of an Indian colonial soldier. An exploration of the beauty and horror of the human condition. Working notably with Canadian playwright Jordan Tannahill, Khan makes this powerful story his own. More than ever, his incandescent performance commands the stage. “What is it that makes us human?” asks Akram Khan. And in the end, he charges into battle. Powerful.

Details

  • Producer / Presenter : Danse Danse
  • Venue : Théâtre Maisonneuve
  • Choreographer : Akram Khan
  • Origin : London
  • Duration : 70 minutes
  • Photo credit : Nicol Vizioli - Dancer : Akram Khan
  • Meet the artists : February 13 and 15
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Rates and schedule

  • February 2019
    Wednesday, February 13, 2019
    8:00PM
    from $40.53 to $69.05
    Thursday, February 14, 2019
    8:00PM
    from $45.13 to $77.10
    Friday, February 15, 2019
    8:00PM
    from $45.13 to $77.10
    Saturday, February 16, 2019
    8:00PM
    from $45.13 to $77.10

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