The British Council has just launched ‘impulse’ a season of UK contemporary dance. The season opens with and with, Akram Khan’s GNOSIS on Tuesday, 11 September, 7 p.m at St Andrews Auditorium Bandra.
After starring in the opening ceremony of London 2012, Akram Khan tours six Indian cities this September. Akram Khan Dance Company is unquestionably one of the greatest of UK contemporary dance companies: the astonishingly beautiful performance Gnosis is inspired by the Mahabharata, in particular the story of Gandhari, wife of the blind king who blindfolds herself for life to share his journey.
In addition to watching Akram Khan’s astonishingly beautiful performance ‘Gnosis’, inspired by the Mahabharata, the British Council is giving you the chance to join him in a discussion on ‘Contemporary Dance and the Business of Arts in India’ with, Farooq Chaudhry, Shiamak Davar, Mallika Sarabhai and Arundhati Subramaniam.
When: 10 September from 10 am to 1 p.m
Where: British Council, 9th Floor, Tower 1, One IndiaBulls Centre, Elphinstone (W) Mumbai.
Contact: Kindly register on http://www.zoomerang.com/Survey/WEB22GGELY35TD or call the British Council 6748 6748 to confirm availability of seats.