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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,

What are your reasons

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…

WHY I AM DOING YERMA.


As our production of Yerma hits the road again, Amina Khayyam revisits her reasons for adapting Lorca’s tragedy for a Kathak dance piece 

What inspired you to make YERMA? 

Amina Khayyam:    It’s a subject that interests me very much; as…
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NEW SCENES IN YERMA


New scenes are being added to AKDC’s adaptation of Yerma for its autumn tour. Explaining the changes, Amina says “We had such a positive audience feedback for Yerma last year, that it prompted me to explore her further. I…
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​AKDC launches Children’s Storytelling!


In keeping to our core approach to Kathak as a storytelling dance form, we launch this week a new children’s show - with an original story - “People who Live in the Skies”, to be showcased this Saturday at the…
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Autumn Tour Confirms


AKDC is pleased to announce autumn and some early 2015 touring dates.  The company continues to tour Yerma in the regions as well take it to international audiences for the first time, to Yerma’s origins, in fact, Lorca country -…
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Jane Chan joins Yerma


We are pleased to bring on board Jane Chan to replace Iris Chan in Yerma for the 2014/15 tour. Iris is taking a year out to complete her postgraduate studies at London Contemporary Dance School.

Jane trained in kathak…
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AKDC returns to Hat Factory


AKDC adds a new touring date to its production   A THOUSAND FACES - Feb 26th at The Hat Factory.  The return to this venue marks the success of the outreach work of Yerma in Luton, when the company was there…