Akram Khan Company

Akram Khan graduated in from NSCD in 1998 and is internationally celebrated as one of the most successful dance artists of his generation. Akram Khan Company is a platform for innovation and diversity, creating work in collaboration with acclaimed artists including: sculptor Anish Kapoor, composer Nitin Sawhney, dancer Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui, visual artist Antony Gormley, ballerina Sylvie Guillem and Oscar-winning actress Juliette Binoche.

Currently Associate Artist at Sadler’s Wells, Akram was awarded an MBE for his services to dance in 2005. A recent career highlight was his creation of an acclaimed section of the 2012 London Olympic Games Opening Ceremony, featuring many NSCD graduates.