Akademi presents Paradiso: Man's Enduring Search for Perfection

  • Edmonton Green Shopping Centre, North Square 5 North Square London, England, N9 0HW United Kingdom
© Simon Richardson

© Simon Richardson

Edmonton Green Shopping Centre, North Square, Edmonton, London Borough of Enfield, N9 0HW

Thursday 17 August 2017

11am & 2pm

"I have been to Paradise and this is what I saw..."

Paradiso: Man’s Enduring Search for Perfection brings together an international creative team and a diverse cast to produce a sensual, earthly choreography. Inspired by the final part of Dante’s Divine Comedy, this 40-minute dance production shares common human struggles performed in an energetic celebration of dance. Take passage through the heavenly cosmos and find answers to the obstacles of vanity, ambition and desire.

Produced in association with Circulate, Wac Arts, British Library, Watermans Art Centre and The Nehru Centre. Akademi is funded by Arts Council England.

"Turn your gaze heavenward and leave this restless world behind."

Dante Alighieri, Divine Comedy