Skirball Center for the Performing Arts - New York University

“An astonishing young dancer, Aakash Odedra is something to behold!” Dancing Review

The sensational Aakash Odedra will perform the New York premiere of Rising, featuring four solo dance works created exclusively for Aakash by celebrated top tier choreographers Akram Khan, Russell Maliphant, and Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui.

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Rising has won numerous international awards and continues to tour extensively throughout the world. Rising is a richly-diverse exploration of artistic development and the relationship between performers and choreographer. Odedra creates a fresh, personal language that alternates between lyrical and graceful, brutal and raw, edgy and animalistic.

“Aakash Odedra is simply breathtaking! Rising is a masterpiece of speed and virtuosity.” Globe and Mail (Canada)

In Rising, Odedra highlights different aspects of himself to create a new personal language: lyrical and graceful, brutal and raw, edgy and animalistic.



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