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Sacred Monsters

Sylvie Guillem and Akram Khan explore their careers and personal lives in this phenomenal dance piece that unites their two distinct dance styles.

Performance 2009 64 mins Not rated

Director: Deborah May



The term 'sacred monsters' was first used in 19th century France to describe the stars of the theatre world - among some of the world's earliest celebrities. This framework informs the meeting of two of the biggest names in dance, Sylvie Guillem and Akram Khan, as they explore their fears, careers and relationship with audiences in this one-of-a-kind dance conversation.