Akram Khan background info

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1981
Khan, aged 7, began Kathak training with Sri Pratap Pawar.
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1984
Khan, aged 10, performed in a play called 'The Adventures of Mowgli'
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Khan Age 14
Began his stage career in a production of 'Mahabharata'
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1994
Khan studied contemporary dance at De Montfort University after encouragement from his mother.
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At Uni
Khan had his first experience of ballet. After his first modern dance class he felt confused so watched a DV8 video which fascinated him.
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After De Montfort
After two year at De Montfort Khan transferred to Nothern School of Contemporary dance.
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1990s
Khan began presenting solo performances of his work. He maintained his commitment to Kathak.
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2000
Lisa Ullmann took Khan to study at P.A.R.T.S in Brussels.
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2000
Khan created Rush, his first piece of work and launched his own company.
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2005
Khan became associate artist at Southbank then at Sadler's wells.
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2006
Khan choreographed for a Kylie Monogue concert.
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2012
Khan performed in London 2012 Olympic games.
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Khan, aged 10, performed in a play called 'The Adventures of Mowgli'

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Began his stage career in a production of 'Mahabharata'

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Khan studied contemporary dance at De Montfort University after encouragement from his mother.

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Khan had his first experience of ballet. After his first modern dance class he felt confused so watched a DV8 video which fascinated him.

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