24th July 2014

The Rashomon Effect/ Vertical Road

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Presented by National Youth Dance Company

Following their sold out premiere performance at Sadler’s Wells in April, National Youth Dance Company performs a double bill by Guest Artistic Director Akram Khan.

The company performs a restaged excerpt from Vertical Road (Akram Khan Company, 2010), alongside a new work, The Rashomon Effect, directed by Khan and choreographed by Andrej Petrovic.

National Youth Dance Company aims to create and perform innovative and influential dance, bringing together some of the brightest talent from across England to work intensively with Sadler’s Wells’ renowned Associate Artists.

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“Akram Khan draws out brilliant performances from the dancers in these two powerful pieces” – read The Guardian’s full review here

Photo by Tony Nandi