Attiki Cultural Society and the award-winning "Choreographer / Artist of the Year 2020"
present for the first time at the ODEON OF HERODES ATTICUS September 28 2021
The AKRAM KHAN COMPANY
in the much talked about, emblematic production
OUTWITTING THE DEVIL
Αncient Myths about Modern Times ... by an exceptional Narrator Akram Khan...
''One comes out of Outwitting the Devil more aware than ever of the ephemeral nature of existence.'' La Provence
Having been honored with the Olivier 2019 award for his contribution to the Arts, dance and the promotion of intercultural dialogue, Akram Khan creates and speaks with a sense of universal urgency for a Collective Humanity.
Night after night I have the same dream: I am young, immortal, an axe in my hand. The young man cannot imagine the old man he will become.
Α work based on different stories of Western culture and monotheistic tradition.
From East and West, traditional and classical dance to Hip-Hop, Akram Khan and his company urge the restart of human existence through Memory and Coexistence...
OUTWITTING THE DEVIL. Οlivier Award 2019/ Avignon Festival 2019
Having been honoured with the distinction of choreographer / artist of the year 2020 for his contribution to the Arts and the promotion of intercultural dialogue in dance, Akram Khan conjures everyone to challenge the subversive Devil, hidden in the darkest parts of our existence.
Akram Khan: A great storyteller, a conductor
The truth was a mirror in the hands of God. It fell, and broke into pieces. Everybody took a piece, they looked at it and thought they had the truth. Jalalludin Rumi
''A truly magnificent work of art!''
Outwitting the Devil/ Akram Khan company/ Ξορκιζοντας το Κακό
It is about the destruction, the guilt, the deconstruction of values and ecosystem. Issues that play a leading role in the current social, cultural and environmental landscape
''A moment of dance, music and text dazzling with power and gravity, a moment of absolute perfection'' Dance Europe
''A mesmerising Dance , A Hypnotic experience created by Akram Khan''
''The coexistence of original music, choreography, text, exceptional dancers and llight design created an amazing production that rightfully won the applause of the public.''
Artistic Director/Choreographer Akram Khan
Dramaturg Ruth Little
Lighting Designer Aideen Malone
Visual Designer Tom Scutt
Original Music Score and Sound Design Vincenzo Lamagna
Material performed by Pallavi Anand, Luke Jessop, Jasper Narvaez, Louis T. Partridge, Elpida Skourou, Françoi
Executive Producer Farooq Chaudhry
Technical Manager Tina Fagan
Production Manager Rich Fagan
Stage Manager Lars Davidson
Lighting Engineer Stéphane Déjours
Sound Engineer Phil Wood
Project/Tour Manager Mashitah Omar
LED Light Tube manufactured and supplied by Light Contrast Ltd
Original material devised by Ching-Ying Chien, Andrew Pan, Dominique Petit, James Vu Anh Pham, Mythili Prakash, Sam Asa Pratt
Co-produced by Théâtre de Namur – Centre Scénique, CENTRAL – Centre Culturel de La Louvière, Festival dΆAvignon, Théâtre de la Ville – Paris, SadlerΆs Wells London, La Comédie de Clermont-Ferrand – scène nationale, COLOURS International Dance Festival 2019 – Stuttgart. Attiki Cultural Society, Athens Greece
Supported by Arts Council England
Production/information Attiki Cultural Society 210 7225469 6944 754242 6944356721
ODEON OF HEROD ATTICUS
TUESDAY 28 SEPTEMBER 2021
Distinguished: 100 € Zone A: 85 € Zone B: 70 € Zone C: 60 €
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