Sutra - Monks from the Shaolin Temple

Show created and choreographed by Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui, featuring the famous Shaolin monks.

Set design by award-winning artist Antony Gormley, music composed by Polish composer Szymon Brzóska.

"The 17 Monks performing in Sutra are directly from the original Shaolin Temple, situated near Dengfeng City in the Henan Province of China and established in 495AD by monks originating from India. In 1983 the State Council defined the Shaolin Temple as the key national Buddhist Temple. The monks follow a strict Buddhist doctrine, of which Kung fu & Tai Chi martial arts are an integral part of their daily regime."

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