Asian dance fusion for Salford

Published: 4 September 2023
Reporter: David Upton

Dragons takes flight

An avant-garde production from enfant terrible of Korean dance Eun-Me Ahn—direct from The Barbican in London—leads the autumn and winter dance season at The Lowry, Salford.

Dragons is a riot of dance, music and non-stop movement, which brings together modern and traditional dance styles from across Asia. It’s on September 26–27.

Bobak Champion presents I’m Muslamic, Don’t Panik!, where being British, Iranian and a hip-hop head collide. It’s on October 4.

The Forest Dream by Payal Ramchandani is inspired by the true story of The Forest Man of India, October 10.

Dance Consortium presents Ailey 2 featuring Francesca Harper’s futuristic Freedom Series (excerpt), Robert Battle’s The Hunt, the energy of William Forsythe’s Enemy in the Figure (excerpt) and Alvin Ailey’s Revelations, October 13–14.

2024 looks set to be just as exciting with The Lowry welcoming partner companies Birmingham Royal Ballet (The Sleeping Beauty) in March and Rambert (Death Trap) in April.

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