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YERMA Netherlands dates announced

AKDC is pleased to announce Yerma will be touring Netherlands for four dates starting on 25th Oct at  Korzo Indian Dans Festival and follow on 26th Oct in Eindhoven, 27th in Groningen, and 28th in Drachten. 
  
Before flying off…

A new collaboration - MEETING NAZRUL

In between touring YERMA, Amina Khayyam has been working collaboratively with Yerma’s vocalist Lucy Rahman and AKDC’s tabla-ist Debasish Mukherjee on a unique project - MEETING NAZRUL, featuring the songs and poems of Kazi Nazrul Islam – the giant of…

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Back on the road with YERMA

Our acclaimed production Yerma is back this spring for the fourth touring run! 
  
“Powerful, poignant kathak dance…sharply stylized.. dramatically alert, thematically rich and ultimately moving “ 
  
Says Amina of touring Yerma again – “It is my dream to take Yerma to every…

AKDC announces Edinburgh Festival Fringe Dates


Amina Khayyam Dance Co is excited to announce news that their acclaimed production YERMA will be at the Edinburgh Festival 2015.
 
Yerma, which received the accolade “as the top ten productions of 2014 in Mumbai” by the…
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AKDC Kathak classes resume

 
Back for the summer term, AKDC Kathak classes re-start this week with Jane Chan teaching beginners class, while Amina Khayyam, after taking a break for a year, will teach the advance class from May 27th.
 
Full details here

WHY ORGANISATIONS LIKE LIAISE ARE SO IMPORTANT...


AKDC has begun this year consolidating its work in Woking, where a productive partnership has blossomed with Liaise, a women’s network centre,  a partnership which also has a relation with Dance Woking. Here we ask Ishrat Ahmad, Liaise’s co-ordinator, how

YERMA – TOP TEN SHOWS OF 2014 IN MUMBAI !


AKDC is humbled with news that YERMA has been selected by the Hindustan Times (htcafe) as the top ten productions of 2014 in Mumbai.

The Mumbai show at NCPA – Dec 5 was part of the Centrestage Festival and ended…
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HAT FACTORY DATE MOVED TO 2015 AUTUMN TOUR SCHEDULE


AKDC wishes to inform that the -  A THOUSAND FACES date at The Hat Factory Luton (26th Feb) has now been incorporated into the full tour schedule of autumn 2015 – which will be announced shortly.
 

Amina Khayyam & Jaf Shah on A THOUSAND FACES


As AKDC premieres its new work A THOUSAND FACES at the mac birmingham, we talk to Amina Khayyam and to Jaf Shah from Acid Survivors Trust International (ASTI) who have supported the making of the work,

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Why I work with AKDC...


Debasish Mukherjee is A grade artist for All India radio and recognised to be one of the top tabla artists in the world having played with Pandit Rajan & Sajan Mishra and Kathak maestro Pandit Birju Maharaj. He is a…