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Contributors, Clore Mentors, Advisors

Contributors, Clore Mentors, Advisors

Farooq Chaudhry

Mentor, Advisor

Farooq Chaudhry, co-founder and producer of Akram Khan Dance Company, plays a key role in forming innovative business models to support Akram Khan’s artistic ambitions as well as offering creative support during the development of Khan's projects. He is a 'project champion' for Arts Council England's Cultural Leadership programme, and is members of the GREAT Culture & Sport Advisory Board and the Strategic Advisory Committee for Clore Leadership Programme. 

In addition to his work for Akram Khan Company, Chaudhry became the Producer for English National Ballet in October 2013. He is a regular speaker in arts management and cultural entrepreneurship courses. The French Ministry of Foreign Affairs acknowledged him in a list of the world's top hundred cultural actors and entrepreneurs in 2008. He was awarded an honorary doctorate from De Montfort University for his services to dance in 2014.


Photo credits: Maya Almeida Araujo

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Mentor to:
Ideh, Amelia


Farooq Chaudhry's vision of future cultural leaders

Lord Chris Smith
Clore Mentors

Lord Chris Smith
Founding Director



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