Agudo Dance Company – Silk Road, duet

Silk Road is both a universal and personal story of East meets West in the 21st century. In collaboration with the renowned classical Indian dancer Mavin Khoo, Agudo weaves his Flamenco roots with a unique, contemporary style.

Dance Days Chania Performance

Silk Road is a fascinating and vibrant exploration of the rituals along nomadic routes, revealing the lesser-known connection between classical Indianand Flamenco, arriving to a contemporary context. The journey conjures images of the pilgrims, monks, traders and urban dwellers that made their way from China to the Iberian Peninsula. It is a celebration of diverse cultures and dances, as strong and as delicate as silk itself.

Artistic team
Choreographer and performer: Jose Agudo
Guest performer: Mavin Khoo
Composer and performer: Bernhard Schimpelsberger
Composer and performer: Giuliano Modarelli
Voice (Duet): Alaha Soroor
Lighting designer: Jackie Shemesh
Dramaturge: Lou Cope
Costume designer: Kimie Nakano
Costume maker: Caroline Mirfin
Rehearsal director: Claire Cunningham

Production Team
Artistic Director: Jose Agudo
Producer: Claire Cunningham
Musical Producer: Bernhard Schimpelsberger
Technical Manager: Edward Yetton
Sound Engineer: Nick Atkins

Photographers: Danilo Moroni, Vipul Sangoi, George Anastasakis

Co-commissioned by
Sadler’s Wells London, ŻfinMalta, DanceEast, Dance4, Akademi

Supported by
Arts Council England, Impulstanz Vienna, DanceXchange, Teatros del Canal, University of Roehampton, Stratford Circus Arts Centre, The Place, Lisa Ullmann Travelling Scholarship Fund

Special thanks to
Akram Khan, Assis Carreiro, Susannah Burke,Olga Llorente, Basilio Garcia, Silvia del Barrio, Roberto Gonzalez, Bee Roy, Encarnita Agudo, Vanessa Guevara, Fiona and Andy le Vien, One Dance UK, The Waterside Centre.

28 July

21:50 Venizelio Conservatory of Chania

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