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Akademi presents Paradiso: Man's Enduring Search for Perfection

  • Market Yard, Deptford United Kingdom (map)
© Simon Richardson

© Simon Richardson

Market Yard, Deptford, London Borough of Lewisham, London, SE8 4BX

Saturday 2 September 2017


"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