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Shizuka Hariu

Sacred Monsters

Sacred Monsters
  • Company: Akram Khan Company
  • Venue: Sadlers Well's Theatre, London
  • Year: 2006
  • Directed by: Akram Khan
  • Choreography by : Lin Hwai Min, Gauri Sharma Tripathi and Akram Khan
  • Composer : Phillip Shapperd
  • Lighting Design by: Mikki Kunttu
  • Costume Design by: Kei Ito
  • Set designed by: Shizuka Hariu
  • Photography by: Shin Hagiwara
  • Design © Shizuka Hariu
  • Image © Shin Hagiwara
Sacred Monsters by choreographer Akram Kahn and dancer Sylvie Guillem explores the dancers’ childhood memories and voice for experiment with a strong base of the classical tradition. Sacred Monsters was performed at Sadler's Wells in London, La Monnaie Royal Opera House in Brussels, at Théâtre des Champs-Elysées i nParis, at the Sydney Opera House, at the Tokyo Bunka Kaikan and others, with glowing reviews.