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Book Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui & Antony Gormley Tickets at the Sadlers Wells, London

About Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui & Antony Gormley

Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui takes a completely different direction with this brand new Sadler’s Wells production, which is inspired by the skill, strength and spirituality of Buddhist Shaolin Monks. He has collaborated closely with Antony Gormley who creates a constructed environment for the performers, employing light to dramatic effect. Polish composer Szymon Brzóska will also create a brand new score for piano, percussion and strings.

“As a child, Bruce Lee was a role model; not just the characters he portrayed, but the man himself and the world-view he embodied. When he spoke about martial arts, about drawing from nature, from elemental forces, it rang true. Through him, I delved deeper into Kung-Fu, to the Shaolin school of chan Buddhism. Later in life, as a choreographer and a dancer, I was inspired by the Shaolin understanding of movement, their complete identification with the living beings around them, and that remarkable ability to become the essence of a tiger, crane or snake” Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui

By visiting the Shaolin Temple in China, and working with the Shaolin Monks over several months, Larbi follows a life-long interest by exploring the philosophy and faith behind the Shaolin tradition, its relationship with Kung-Fu, and its position within a contemporary context.

tags: Ballet & Dance


Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui & Antony Gormley at
Sadlers Wells,

Roseberry Avenue, Islington

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