Upcoming events

Adult Summer School


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.

Open Auditions: Aakash Odedra 2

Tue 18 June, 6.30 – 9pm

Aakash Odedra 2 is a unique opportunity for young people aged 14 – 25 to work together as a company and develop as individual dance artists.
Register your interest in this new pre-professional company.


A full colour image showing one male and two female dancers rehearsing #JeSuis in the studio. Photo by Sean Goldthorpe

#JeSuis dancers on That’s TV Cambridge

Ahead of the company’s performance at Cambridge Junction, That’s TV Cambridge interviewed Su Guzey and Melissa Ugonli to discuss the creation and performance of the work #JeSuis. Watch the #JeSuis interview

A full colour image showing one dancer leaning over a table towards dancers on chairs throwing paper in the air. Image by Sean Goldthorpe

#JeSuis dancers on BBC Radio Leicester

Listen to dancers Su Güzey and Evrim Akyay discussing #JeSuis with Geeta Pendse on BBC Radio Leicester’s The A Word.  Login to BBC Sounds to listen


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

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)


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, […]


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 […]


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 […]