Darbar Festival

23 - 25 Nov 2018

Archived Show
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Sadler's Wells

Rosebery Avenue, London, EC1R

Discover some of the oldest dance styles in the world as the festival dedicated to Indian classical music once again includes dance within a specially curated programme by Sadler’s Wells Associate Artist Akram Khan.

 

An evening of Bharatanatyam
An evening of Bharatanatyam
Sat 24 November

In a special duet choreographed by Mavin Khoo, classically trained Renjith Babu and Neha Mondal Chakravarty deliver classical bharatanatyam with its emphasis on straight lines and precise geometry, and a deep spiritual experience.
 
Adventures in Odissi and Kathak
Adventures in Odissi and Kathak
Sun 25 November

A rare chance to see two exceptional dancers demonstrate their art-forms in two solo performances, Gauri Diwakar and Sujata Mohapatra, featuring choreography by Aditi Mangaldas.



Talks and workshops

In Conversation with Akram Khan - Fri 23 November
Abhinaya Improvisation with Mavin Khoo - Sun 25 November

"The festival that opened a window not only on to an art form but on to a worldview"
THE GUARDIAN

Sadler's Wells

Rosebery Avenue, London, EC1R