Akram Khan dancers Nicolas Ricchini & Dennis Alamanos share their insights into this extraordinary choreographer

Chotto Desh Photo © Jean Louis Fernandez

Akram Khan is an extraordinary choreographer, whose work requires his dancers to adapt to his unique style of movement. In this podcast episode, we talk to two of Akram Khan Company dancers – Nicolas Ricchini and  Dennis Alamanos – about what it feels like to perform Akram’s work.

Nicolas and Dennis talk about their own journeys into the contemporary dance world, their decision to become freelance dancers and their experience of dancing with Akram Khan Company for the last 3 years.

The company is on a worldwide tour showcasing various works in different cities starting in Norway, to Singapore, Canada, China, USA and more. They are coming to London to perform Chotto Desh at Sadler’s Wells (18-20 Oct).

Nicolas and Dennis also talk about their own creative collaboration and their advice for other freelance dancers.

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Chotto Desh - Dancer Dennis Alamanos
Chotto Desh – Dancer Dennis Alamanos

 

Chotto Desh - Dancer Dennis Alamanos
Chotto Desh – Dancer Dennis Alamanos

 

Nicolas Ricchini. Photo by Alex Staffa
Nicolas Ricchini. Photo by Alex Staffa

 

Dennis Alamanos
Dennis Alamanos
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