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Past Events 2022

Commissioned and created for the “Future of Movement” Festival curated by Benjamin Millepied and Nico Muhly around the FIFA World Cup, ONE | ALL by choreographer Mythili Prakash

She’s Auspicious 2021 – Refinement

When I was younger learning dance, I had this obsession with my movements being “perfect.” My turnout is physiologically not great, I don’t have long arms, I’m not naturally flexible. Overall I never had the “body of a dancer.”

She’s Auspicious 2021 – Purity

What began as an exploration of the dichotomy between worship of the Goddess set against society where the woman is objectified and marginalized, has now deepened into a questioning of my own notions of femininity – shaped by the art form that I practice, the culture of my heritage as well as my environment, and my lived and observed experiences as a woman.

Outwitting the Devil

We are thrilled to present our new Company production Outwitting the Devil. Stirring classical and contemporary, Akram Khan explores our oldest rituals in the midst of our ever-changing planet.

Outwitting the Devil

COLOURS International Dance Festival, Theaterhaus Stuttgart, Germany 13 – 14 July 2019 “I have awakened to a new way of dancing. And that is to dance my ideas through the bodies of others, including older dancers, who carry their histories and complex emotional experiences within them. But what remains unchanged is my passion for exploring […]

Mythili Prakash + LADP

Friday, November 29, 2018 8:00 PM 9:30 PM NOV 29, 30 + DEC 1, 2 One of the most celebrated and respected young Bharata Natyam dancers today, Mythili Prakash joins the LADP Company for a special double bill performance.