Marking his final performances as a solo dancer in a new full-length piece, Akram Khan takes to the stage alongside five world-class musicians.

Shifting between classical kathak and contemporary dance, Khan conjures up the shell-shocked dream of a colonial soldier in the First World War. XENOS takes place where humanity stands in wonder and disarray, on the border between East and West, past and present, mythology and technology.

A stellar creative team joins the journey, including fellow Sadler’s Wells Associate Artist lighting designer Michael Hulls, dramaturg Ruth Little, Canadian playwright Jordan Tannahill, German designer Mirella Weingarten, costumier Kimie Nakano and composer Vincenzo Lamagna.

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