Akram Khan; Desh
© Richard Haughton
Nov. 6–7 at 7:30
Tickets from $25
Akram Khan, director, choreographer, and performer
Tim Yip, visual design
Jocelyn Pook, composer
Michael Hulls, lighting design
Akram Khan’s Olivier Award–winning solo work, DESH, is the story of a transplanted artist seeking identity and balance in an unstable word, presented here in its U.S. premiere. Bengali for “homeland,” DESH uses mercurial choreography and fantastical animation to explore the land of Khan’s ancestors, our collective frailty in the face of natural forces, and the dreams and stories that help us survive and grow.
These presentations of DESH are made possible in part by The Fan Fox and Leslie R. Samuels Foundation, Inc.
DESH is sponsored by COLAS. Co-produced by MC2: Grenoble, Curve Leicester, Sadler’s Wells London, Théâtres de la Ville de Luxembourg, and Concertgebouw Brugge.