A heresy to burn a book, but acceptable to burn a woman...

Amina Khayyam Dance Company

Presented by GemArts and Northern Stage  


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Experience bold dance theatre that breaks new ground. Blending elements of the South Asian dance style Kathak with physical theatre and mime, A Thousand Faces subverts the imagery of Bollywood beauty and Hollywood glamour to explore the objectification of women in indiscriminate abuse and violence.

a powerful, hard-hitting emotional production that had integrity, honesty and reality at its core.

- BBC

Performers: Amina Khayyam, Jane Chan
Musicians: Debasish Mukherjee (tabla), Lucy Rahman (vocals), Iain McHugh (cello)

A Thousand Faces is a project in partnership with Acid Survivors Trust International (ASTI) aiming to raise awareness of acid violence.


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Reviews

“Beautifully choreographed, flawlessly executed and left the audience breathless …Blending classical Indian dance with physical theatre was a masterstroke”

PULSE MAGAZINE

"A powerful hard-hitting emotional production that had integrity, honesty and reality at its core”

BBC


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Access

Northern Stage is fully accessible. The theatre has three lifts providing access to all parts of the building, including the accessible toilets, baby changing facilities, stages 2 & 3 and the backstage area. Buggy parking is available outside Stage 3. To discuss any access needs, please call our Box Office on 0191 230 5151.