In the Media
As the first scholarly monograph on Akram Khan, my book has attracted attention from both British and Indian media.
Eastern Eye, UK, 10 July 2015
Akram Khan: Clash of two cultures results in new and thrilling duet
The Telegraph, India, 12 July 2015
Quote: Dancing Doctor One time Calcutta girl and now UK academic Dr Royona Mitra has just published a book on Akram Khan, about whom I have good news. Britain’s most celebrated contemporary Kathak dancer, who was last in Calcutta in September 2012, is returning to the city during a tour of India in November. This … Continue reading The Telegraph, India, 12 July 2015
Interview with Londondance.com, 20 July 2015
quote: Royona Mitra’s new book – Akram Khan: Dancing New Interculturalism, is the first full length study of the work of the world famous British-Asian choreographer. Although it is primarily an academic work anyone interested in Khan’s work will find it packed with fascinating insights. We asked Dr Mitra (who is a Lecturer in Theatre … Continue reading Interview with Londondance.com, 20 July 2015
Palgrave’s New World Choreographies Series Launch, December 2014
At the launch for Palgrave Macmillan’s ‘New World Choreographies Series’ in December 2014, five months ahead of my book’s publication, hear me talk about my upcoming book.