Goldcorp Centre for the Arts, 149 West Hastings Street
Akram Khan Company (UK): Chotto Desh
Akram Khan’s Chotto Desh (‘small homeland’ in Bangladeshi) takes a storybook view of Khan’s childhood, growing up under the stern eye of his authoritarian father. Freely mixing Kathak dance with storytelling and mime, Khan creates a series of worlds that run from the ordinary to the mythic. learn more →
ILBIJERRI Theatre Company (Australia): Blood on the Dance Floor
A descendant of the Narangga and Kaurna nations of South Australia, choreographer/performer Jacob Boehme was diagnosed with HIV in 1998. In search of answers, he reached out to his ancestors. Through a powerful blend of theatre, image, text and choreography, Boehme pays homage to their ceremonies whilst dissecting the politics of gay, Blak and poz identities. learn more →
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