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“To move is to hope”: how choreographer Akram Khan is democratising dance

The celebrated choreographer's new documentary, The Curry House Kid, shows his own cautious optimism

By Rebecca Liu  

Dancer and choreographer Akram Khan has had a busy year. Since premiering his final solo show last year, he has won a Laurence Olivier Award for his contributions to dance, signed on to choreograph a new full-length production with the English National Ballet, and developed a documentary film with Channel 4, The Curry House Kid, an exploration of the histories and futures of the curry houses…

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