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Adult Summer School

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Professional level dance training in the Midlands 

Take your dance training to the next level with this multi-strand Summer School led by industry professionals. Spread over one week, you’ll have a chance to study a different dance style each day to diversify your practice. Taking place in the heart of Leicester, each day will consist of technique, repertoire and creative classes; designed to test your abilities and learn from the best practitioners in the region.

#JeSuis – UK Tour

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Aakash Odedra Company announce #JeSuis UK tour dates in Leicester, Milton Keynes, Cambridge, Plymouth and Kent.
#JeSuis is a winner of the Amnesty International Freedom of Expression Award, this touching dance-theatre piece tells stories of individuals struggling to find their voice in the stand against oppression.

News

Aakash on BBC Radio 4 Front Row

Aakash Odedra joined the Front Row discussion on the future of dance in the UK alongside Kate Prince, Artistic Director of ZooNation; choreographer Tom Dale; and Laura Jones, Interim Co-Artistic Director of Stopgap Dance Company. Sign in BBC Radio 4 Front Row to listen the programme on: https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/m0001rn9

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Aakash Odedra Company on the news

Interview with Birmingham Post.

Published on the printed version on January 17, 2019 Dancer and choreographer Aakash Odedra talks to Post Life ahead of his upcoming solo performance at the Hippodrome’s Patrick Studio… “Returning to my roots is a reminder I dared to dream” Aakash Odedra (Click on image below to read the full interview)

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Rising @ Monaco Dance Forum

Interview by Monaco Info after our last presentation of 2018. “Dans le cadre du « Monaco Dance Forum », le public a pu découvrir et s’émerveiller devant le spectacle « Rising », un programme interprété au Théâtre des Variétés par le danseur et chorégraphe : Aakash Odedra. Créé par trois grands noms de la chorégraphie, […]

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Aakash Odedra Company presents Odedra’s first company work, #JeSuis

A  powerful and political piece for seven Turkish dancers Winner of the 2017 Amnesty International Freedom of Expression Award London premiere: Lilian Baylis Studio, Sadler’s Wells, 7 & 8 November then touring Choreographer and performer Aakash Odedra has created his first company work on seven dancers from Turkey. A powerful physical exploration of oppression in […]

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Murmur 2.0 / Inked, The Riverfront, Newport

October 20, 2016 by Jane Oriel As we take our seats in the auditorium for Inked, the first of tonight’s two-dance programme, revealed in the dim light of the performance space is a single white silk drape, ceiling to floor, with the shape of a Gormley-ish man cut from it. Now in full darkness, unmistakably […]

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“Echoes & I Imagine” World Premiere at Curve – Review

Echoes and I Imagine – World Premiere – Curve Posted on 10th Oct 2015 By Trevor Locke Rating: ***** The solo dance performance of Aakash Odedra tonight was sensational. I have not seen male dance of this calibre since I last saw Rudolf Nureyev in the 1970s. Odedra’s first piece was a stunning performance based […]

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Echoes & I Imagine – British Theatre Guide – Review

Aditi Mangaldas (Echoes) and Aakash Odedra and Sabrina Mahfouz (I Imagine) Aakash Odedra Company Curve Theatre, Leicester From 09 October 2015 to 10 October 2015 Review by Sally Jack New work by award-winning Aakash Odedra always generates a flurry of excitement and expectation, such is his reputation for stunning, innovative dance. A coup for Curve […]

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