Aakash Odedra

Dancer & Choreographer

Diagnosed with dyslexia at a young age, Aakash Odedra  found conventional education at school very challenging. He felt defined by his learning difficulties, rather than his abilities. As written language was so alien, dance became his preferred mode of expression.

In 2011, he formed the Aakash Odedra Dance Company as a platform to choreograph his own work.

His piece Murmur portrays his experience of dyslexia: