Akram Khan Company Marks 20 Years with The Silent Burn Project – 4 October 2020

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Akram Khan Company, one of the most innovative and internationally respected contemporary dance companies, will celebrate its 20th anniversary on 4 October 2020.

The company, formed in 2000 by Akram Khan and Farooq Chaudry, has become renowned for its imaginative, highly accessible and profoundly moving productions where the storytelling is at once epic and intimate. Khan has become recognised around the world as one of the most important choreographers working today.

To mark the anniversary the company will present a live streamed programme of work celebrating its 20-year history. The Silent Burn Project combines storytelling with personal experiences from the multiple voices and talents who have contributed to the company’s work over the last two decades.

The live stream, includes dance and music short films, panel discussions, touring memories and documentaries, has been produced and created exclusively for the milestone.

Mark your diary for the launch worldwide at midday (BST) on Sunday 4 October, the stream will be accessible for free around the world on the company websiteYouTube channel and Facebook Live.

Date: 4 October 2020

Time: 12pm BST

Online:  websiteYouTube channelFacebook Live