SHOW OFF! – the Fifth MyDance Festival – brings you the highlights from the local dance scene. A great opportunity to experience Malaysia’s finest dancers showing what they do best, whether it is classical, contemporary, folk, ballroom or Latin, butoh or hip hop.
A. THEATRICAL PERFORMANCES
Show Up! – emerging choreographer showcase performance
The best young talents of Malaysian contemporary dance polish their skills in this showcase of short works. This performance is the ground floor of the ongoing MyDance Alliance Dance Escalator project – going up and up, on the way to bigger and better things!
3pm Sunday 26 May
H-01, Empire Damansara, Jalan PJU 8/8, Damansara Perdana
Tickets: RM 25, RM 15 for students, seniors, MyDance Alliance members
To buy tickets see www.dpac.com.my
Showpiece Performances – established dance company showcase
From the precision of classical Indian dance to witty and irreverent contemporary dance, from the rhythmic joy of Malay folk dance to the mysterious darkness of butoh, these three different programs showcase Malaysia’s most celebrated dance companies, including:
ASWARA Dance Company
DPAC Dance Company
Dua Space Dance Theatre
Hornland Dance Theatre
KESUMA, University of Malaya
Kumpulan Kebudayaan & Kesenian MBPJ
Kwang Tung Dance Company
Lee Wushu Arts Theatre
Sutra Dance Theatre
Temple of Fine Arts
T.H.E. Second Company from Singapore
Works by independent choreographers Jack Kek, Khairulazhar Mokhtar, Aida Redza and Alla Azura Abal Abas!
Program A: 8.30pm Friday 31 May
Program B: 8.30pm Saturday 1 June
Program C: 3pm Sunday 2 June
Panggung Bandaraya, corner of Jalan Tuanku Abdul Rahman and Jalan Tun Perak, Kuala Lumpur.
Tickets are free but seats are limited. To reserve tickets, call the Festival Ticketing Officer at +6012 674 8411, or the Festival Hotline +6017 310 3769, or reserve your tickets at www.mydancefestival.net. A limited number of tickets may be available at the venue before the performance.