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Akram Khan Company Masterclass


Participants learn repertory from bahok, one of Akram Khan's latest works (being presented by the MCA Stage, Feb 26–28). Khan's distinctive contemporary dance style draws on principles of Kathak (Indian classical dance), such as gestural detailing, rhythmic patterns, precision of line and focus, and its story-telling tradition. Exploring themes of home and cultural identity within contemporary society, the movement material in bahok is inspired by Kathak, as well as the dancers' individual styles.