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Akram Khan (1974-), Dancer and choreographer

Sitter in 2 portraits
One of the most acclaimed choreographers and dancers working in Britain today, Khan's work fuses classical Asian and contemporary dance. He has devised numerous award-winning collaborations with artists and musicians, most recently In-I at the National Theatre with actress Juliette Binoche and production design by artist Anish Kapoor. Khan and his dance company performed in the opening ceremony of the London 2012 Olympics. e was appointed MBE in 2005 for his services to dance.