Sunday, 15 April 2012

Desh-edly delighted

There will be time, there will be time. For words and more words again. For the moment, though, a link is worth a thousand words:

Yes, Desh won the 2012 Laurence Olivier Award for the Best New Dance Production. Congratulations, Akram: for choreography, courage and commitment! Congratulations, team Desh! And a huge thank you to Bangladesh for being the alpha and omega of this transformative, memorable journey.

That's Akram Khan before the awards ceremony:

And a third link to the recording of a post-show session at the Concertgebouw in Brügge where Guy Cools - with his usual gentle insight - asked us some very interesting questions about how it all came together: