Project Description:



Oct 31 – Nov 2, 2013

Akram Khan, one of the UK’s greatest contemporary choreographers, presents his Olivier Award-winning production that dances from Britain to Bangladesh.

A new dance piece from Akram Khan, masterful choreographer and performer (and featured artist in the 2012 Olympics Opening Ceremony). DESH, meaning “homeland” in Bengali, follows one man as he explores the fragile fluctuations of life in an unstable world. This Olivier Award-winning production features stellar collaborators, including Oscar-winning visual artist Tim Yip (Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon).

As Official Community Outreach Partner, Why Not Theatre is supporting Canadian Stage with targeted marketing and audience development in the South Asian community, creating unique outreach activities bringing together  local South Asian dance companies and cultivating a VIP opening night guest list of tastemakers, influencers and leaders from the  South Asian community.

★★★★★ (out of 5) – Telegraph
“Mesmerizing” – The Times, UK
“A masterpiece, the choreographer’s greatest
show yet”
 – The Observer