Vertical Road Reviews

Here is what the critics have been saying about the show:

“Vertical Road is a quest to discover the spiritual, through transcendence of the earthly.”
The Star
July 27, 2010

“Extraordinary movement”
The Stage
September 17, 2010

“Beautiful and harrowing…”
The Guardian
September 17, 2010

“… exploring universal mythology, spirituality and metaphors of the transition between life and death.”
September 29, 2010

“…Fascinate with obvious parallels…”
October 1, 2010

‘A deeply symbolic and elevating work…’
London Dance
October 6, 2010

“… a physical articulation of the emotional whirlpool…”
The Metro
October 7, 2010

“A visceral evening of choreography that will rejuvenate even the most weary viewer’s love of dance.”
The Daily Telegraph
October 7, 2010

“It’s Khan’s new muse — the hypnotically beautiful Salah El Brogy — who deserves attention…”
London Evening Standard
October 8, 2010

“An evening of rare intelligence and artistry.”
Financial Times
October 8, 2010

MIAF Diary #6: Vertical Road
Theatre Notes
October 20, 2010

“Vertical Road is a riveting piece of dance.”
Brisbane Times
21 October 2010

“They crawl, they fall, they twirl like seeds on the wind.”
October 21, 2010

“Vertical Road is a very special work indeed.”
Australian Stage
October 22, 2010

“Fertile dance that touches the soul and lingers in the imagination.”
The Australian
October 22, 2010

“Vertical Road is judged best new festival work”
The Age, Australia
October 27, 2010

Vertical Road d’Akram Khan
December 2010

Vertical Road in the Palestinian Territories
British Council
May 18, 2011

Some of Us Are Reaching for the Stars
The New York Times
February 9, 2012

“…assembled a cast of very special performers from across Asia, Europe and the Arab World…”
Qatar is Booming
February 22, 2012

“…He’s impulsive, sometimes vengeful and other times forgiving, but he exerts a gravitational pull.”
Dance Magazine
February 2012

‘Vertical Road’ takes audience on spiritual journey
Qatar Tribune
March 1, 2012

‘Vertical Road’ to be presented in Tunisia
Alarab Online
April 30, 2012

Vertical Road au théâtre municipal de Tunis
Babnet Tunisie
May 2, 2012

Tunis, capitale de la danse: Vertical Road, une meditation sur le periple de la gravite vers la grace
Agence Tunis Afrique Presse
May 2, 2012

Akram Khan’s “Vertical Road” Entrances at Tunis Municipal Theatre Dance Festival
Tunisia Live
May 4, 2012

Seeking spiritual quest on Vertical Road
The Business Times Lifestyle Singapore
June 4, 2012

  1. christina says:

    review of vertical road in george town, penang, malaysia

    …. fantastic performance!

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