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AUSTRALIAN PREMIERE

DANCE

UK

OUTWITTING THE DEVIL

Akram Khan Company

Multi-award-winning choreographer Akram Khan kickstarts the next phase of his career and continues his passion for exploring old and new myths in the context of modern times with his latest production, Outwitting the Devil.

remembering. In a landscape of broken tablets and fallen idols, six characters trade their remaining wealth and stories, seeking to make whole the fragments of ancient knowledge lost and forgotten over time.

Inspired by the newly discovered fragment of the Babylonian Epic of Gilgamesh, one of the world’s earliest surviving great works of literature, Akram’s new work is a concentrated piece of dance-theatre about ritual and

With a superb ensemble of dancers from India, Taiwan, Australia, Malaysia, US and France, Outwitting the Devil invites us all to the table where life, death and our half-remembered myths are the bread we break together.

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IMAGE | Jean Louis Fernandez

Profile for Adelaide Festival Centre

OzAsia Festival 2019 Program  

The 2019 edition of OzAsia Festival, Adelaide’s boundary-pushing contemporary international arts festival.

OzAsia Festival 2019 Program  

The 2019 edition of OzAsia Festival, Adelaide’s boundary-pushing contemporary international arts festival.

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