RISING is the first production of Aakash Odedra Company. An astonishing hit, it is an evening of work performed by Aakash Odedra, exploring different processes and aesthetics to create a new personal language.
Aakash performs solos choreographed by Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui, Akram Khan and himself, which features lighting by Michael Hulls and Willy Cessa.
All use Aakash’s background in Kathak and Bharatanatyam to create a new flavour of contemporary dance. Aakash also presents a contemporary Kathak solo choreographed by himself. The production has won numerous awards including ‘Audience Award’ at Dance Week (Croatia) and ‘Most Original Exploration of One Segment of Theatrical Language’ at the Novi-Sad Festival (Serbia).