English National Ballet — Creature by Akram Khan

23 Sep - 2 Oct 2021

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Sadler's Wells

Rosebery Avenue, London, EC1R


Please note this information reflects the rescheduled dates of these performances. The original dates were cancelled when we announced the closure of our theatres to reduce the spread of coronavirus. The programme has not changed from its original version.

Renowned choreographer Akram Khan returns to Sadler’s Wells with a full-length production for English National Ballet to follow the success of Giselle in 2019.

Creature is an unearthly tale of exploitation and human frontiers inspired by Georg Büchner’s expressionist classic Woyzeck, with shadows of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein. Drawing on themes of abandonment, isolation and the fragility of the mind, Creature is the tale of an outsider and the search for belonging.

★★★★★ "Staggeringly beautiful and utterly devastating"
DAILY EXPRESS on Akram Khan’s Giselle

Creature is a Co-Production between English National Ballet and Opera Ballet Vlaanderen (OBV). Co-producers; Sadler’s Wells, London. Production Partner: The Joan W. and Irving B. Harris Theater

Sadler's Wells

Rosebery Avenue, London, EC1R

We're thrilled to welcome you back to our theatres. In line with Government guidance, we're removing social distancing, but you can read more on how we're continuing to prioritise health and wellbeing during your visit.