Akram Khan Company ‘Chotto Xenos’

Available Fri 11 June, 18:30 to Sat 12 June, 18:30

World Premiere

Inspired by Akram Khan’s award-winning final full-length solo XENOS, Chotto Xenos is a captivating dance production that takes young audiences back in time, exploring the often forgotten and untold stories of World War 1 colonial soldiers, in order to shine a light on our present and future.

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Chotto Xenos ©jean louis fernandez

Artistic Director of Theatre-Rites Sue Buckmaster in collaboration with video artist Maxime Dos, directs this special film.

With a powerful performance of Akram Khan’s stunning choreography by Kennedy Junior Muntanga, the film will feature lighting design by Guy Hoare, visuals by Lucy Cash, a set by Ingrid Hu, costumes by Kimie Nakano, to stirring original music by Domenico Angarano. 

Co-produced by Birmingham International Dance Festival and Edinburgh International Festival 




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Please note, all dates and times are in British Summer Time (BST)

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This event will be screened via BIDF TV our online screening platform.


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