Rupert Christiansen

Time for Akram Khan to move on from climate-change choreography

Creature fails to convince but there is much to marvel at in his reimagination of the Jungle Book

As the Creature, Jeffrey Cirio radiated something of Nijinsky’s shamanic intensity as Petrushka

It must be 20 years since I first saw Akram Khan dance, and I will never forget the impression he made in a brief impassioned solo; here was a master of the Indian kathak school who had seen how its traditional vocabulary could be related to the less constricted realms of modernism.

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