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Works & Process at the Guggenheim Presents English National Ballet: Akram Khan's Giselle

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Works & Process at the Guggenheim Presents English National Ballet: Akram Khan's Giselle

Time: November 11, 2018 from 7:30pm to 9pm
Location: The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, Peter B Lewis Theater
Street: 1071 5th Ave, New York, NY 10128
City/Town: New York
Website or Map: https://www.guggenheim.org/ev…
Phone: lilli@michelletabnickpr.com
Event Discipline: dance
Organized By: Michelle Tabnick Communications
Latest Activity: Oct 31

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British Bangladeshi choreographer Akram Khan, known for his masterful works that interweave an infectious fusion of contemporary dance and Indian kathak, created a 21st-century Giselle, reimagining this epitomical classical ballet to illustrate the woes of migrant workers and powerful factory owners. The groundbreaking work has had successful runs in the UK, Dublin, Auckland, New Zealand, and Hong Kong, and the Joan W. and Irving B. Harris Theater for Music and Dance will bring English National Ballet to Chicago in 2019 for its American premiereAt the only preview in New York of this critically acclaimed ballet, Khan's first work featuring dancers on pointeNew York Times dance writer Marina Harss moderates a discussion with KhanTamara Rojo, Artistic Director and Lead Principal Dancer of English National Ballet; Patricia Barretto, Alexandra C. and John D. Nichols President and CEO of Harris Theater;and company dancers. English National Ballet Lead Principal Erina Takahashi, First Soloist James Streeter and First Artist Stina Quagebeur perform highlights.

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