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Creature by Akram Khan - English National Ballet Tickets
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About Creature by Akram Khan - English National Ballet

Inspired by Woyzeck with shadows of Frankenstein, English National Ballet’s production of Creature by Akram Khan is an unearthly tale of exploitation and human frontiers, set in a derelict former Arctic research station.

In a dilapidated former Arctic research station, the Creature has been conscripted by a military brigade into a bold new experimental programme. He is being tested for his mental and physical ability to adapt to extreme cold, isolation and homesickness; vital qualities in mankind’s proposed colonisation of the final frontiers, on earth and beyond. In humanity’s fight for survival, who will be left behind?

In Creature, choreographer Akram Khan immerses us in a future that is closer than we think, revealing an unearthly tale of exploitation and abandonment. His hypnotic choreography sees dancers glitching, flowing and marching to a compulsive score by Vincenzo Lamagna, which blends electronic sounds, speech and a live orchestra.

Inspired by Georg Büchner’s expressionist classic Woyzeck, with shadows of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein, Creature is a unique dance experience – visceral, absorbing, and earth-shaking.

Following the pivotal impact of Dust and Giselle, Creature is Akram Khan’s third collaboration with English National Ballet. The brilliant creative team is completed by Academy Award-winning designer Tim Yip, lighting designer Michael Hulls and dramaturg Ruth Little.

Run time

Approx. 2 hours (incl. interval)

Start date

23rd March, 2023

End date

1st April, 2023

Categories

Age

5+ only. 5 to 15 year old's must be accompanied by an adult.

Venue

Rosebery Avenue, London, UK, EC1R 4TN

Directions

Location: Fringe/Off West End
Railway station: King's Cross St Pancras
Bus numbers: Rosebery Avenue 19, 38, 341. Upper Street 4, 43, 56, 153. Pentonville Road 30, 205, 214, 394, 476
Night bus numbers: Rosebery Avenue N19, N38, N41, 341. Upper Street 43. Pentonville Road 205, 214, N73
Car park: Bowling Green Lane (8mins)
Directions from tube: (5mins) Take Upper St towards the City Road crossroads. Continue straight and turn right into Rosebery Avenue, where the theatre is 100m down on the right.

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