Famed British choreographer to perform in Vietnam

The acclaimed British choreographer Aakash Odedra will give a performance, Murmur 2.0, in Vietnam on March 23,26 anh 27.

The performance is one of the British Council’s work in showcasing the best of British contemporary dance in Vietnam.

The show includes two personal solo pieces of Murmur and Nritta which will be staged at Ha Noi Opera House on March 23 , and at the Ho Chi Minh City Opera House on March 26-27 .

Aakash Odedra (photo) is one of the most sought after contemporary British dancers today. In 2011 he formed Aakash Odedra Dance Company and since then has developed his own choreographic works  including the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee celebrations and the closing of the London Cultural Olympiad. He has received numerous awards and bursaries including a Sky Academy Arts Scholarship.

Aakash struggled with dyslexia since a young age and felt he “was defined by his learning difficulties, but not his abilities. As written language was so alien, dance became his preferred mode of expression

By Mai An – Translated by Kim Khanh

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