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Sutra – Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui / Antony Gormley / Monks From The Shaolin Temple

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About the Show Less...

Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui collaborates with Antony Gormley to create a world for Buddhist Shaolin Monks to display their skill, strength and spirituality. Read More >

Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui takes a completely different direction with this brand new Sadler’s Wells production, which is inspired by the skill, strength and spirituality of Buddhist Shaolin Monks. He has collaborated closely with Antony Gormley who creates a constructed environment for the performers, employing light to dramatic effect. Polish composer Szymon Brzóska has created a brand new score for piano, percussion and strings.


Important Dates & Timing

Opening Night: 27/05/2008

Closing Night: 31/08/2008

Running time: 1hr15

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Cast & Creative


Monks from the Shaolin Temple


Director - Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui

Producer - Sadler's Wells

Designer - Antony Gormley

Author - A collaboration between Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui and Antony Gormley

About Sadler’s Wells

Rosebery Avenue, London EC1R 4TN

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