BOOK IN FOR KATHAK MONOLOGUES AND KARACHI TO BOMBAY DISCO ON SAT 19 MAR AT THE REDUCED PRICE OF £20.
MANCHILD – An exploration of the growing existentialism of the South Asian male in face of the challenging economically and emotionally strong South Asian woman. Meera Patel in a solo piece, expresses the feminist aftermath of a beautiful, aspiring, ‘as good as on a silver screen’ relationship gone sour.
Shift to The Mix to promenade around a scaffolded stage for..
YOU&ME – In a same sex relationship, Raheem Mir plays the ordinary London-esque guy wrestling to confront all that, that prevents him to be with his lover… in a duet with Vlad Troncea.
Return to The Studio
BIRD (variation) – Like all work made by Amina Khayyam, this also started its life in a workshop with a women’s community group. In a post-show discussion of AKDC’s production exploring domestic violence, A Thousand Faces, a woman asked – “What happens to a woman when she runs away from domestic abuse?” That question stuck; the tone, the expression, the nervousness in her voice, the looking away after she asked the question…
Jane Chan is joined by Jalpa Vala and Sushma Vala in a scalding emphatic kathak fluence-d movement.
All pieces feature original music performed live by Debasish Mukherjee on tabla, Jonathan Mayer on tenor sitar and Iain McHugh on cello.
On Saturday Mar 19 only… Step downstairs to The Stage
Karachi to Bombay Disco – On a golden stage, in a golden costume, accompanied by half a dozen musicians, a Bombay film actress dances ‘on demand’ to men lecherous to their nature.
A performance/installation inspired by the controversial life of 1970’s Bombay film heroine – Parveen Babi, who suffered abuse by the patriarchal male Bombay film industry.
Morphs into a rare retro 70’s Bombay club hosted in association with Insaan Culture Club. Find out more about Karachi to Bombay Disco
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