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Creature Explored: Schools Pack (Print)


Exploring the themes and concepts of Akram Khan’s Creature, this schools pack (supplied as a 104 page booklet) provides a multitude of valuable insights and creative tasks perfect for KS3, KS4 and BTEC students.


The pack includes:

  • Links to videos to watch and learn repertoire from Akram Khan’s Creature
  • Warm-up exercises specifically created to introduce students to the movement style, language and qualities of Akram Khan’s Creature
  • A detailed breakdown of three main themes that feature within the work
  • Creative exploration tasks to help students understand the work as well as develop choreographic skills
  • Choreographic structures to follow using material produced from the creative exploration tasks
  • A comprehensive analysis of movement for each theme to aid dance appreciation, highlighting actions, space, dynamics and relationships
  • Access to the music featured in the warm-ups and repertoire extracts, as well as the full score for Creature
  • Insights from the creative team, supporting students to understand choreographic processes and intentions
  • Cross-curricular tasks to continue further learning around the inspirations for the work, including Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein and Georg Büchner’s play, Woyzeck
  • Rehearsal and production images to support teaching