Shadow/aMhas-The Immortal Sin/Two Short Solos/Fragrant Orchid - T803865843The Summer Collection 2006 opens with Shadow the latest work by [Anh Ng Dance]. Inspired by a Vietnamese Buddhist Temple legend, Shadow uses a mixture of Vietnamese and contemporary dance. Choreographer [Anh Ngoc Nguyen] is a dancer with [Random Dance Company]. Classical Indian dancer [Chitra Sundaram] premieres his new work aMhas-The Immortal Sin which combines Bharatanatyam with other dance vocabularies in a re-working of a Hindu myth of the skull-bearing Shiva as a beggar-killer. Jamaica’s [Jackie Guy], former principal dancer of the National Dance Theatre Company of Jamaica and choreographer presents Two Short Solos reinventing Caribbean dance. [Jacqui Chan] returns to new:currents for the third year with Fragrant Orchid. Chan is an actor-dancer whose work integrates text, music and movement. Trained in classical ballet she later studied Eastern dance/theatre-forms such as Noh Theatre, Peking Opera and Kathakali. In her latest work, Chan draws on her ‘physical story telling’ style to tell the story of ‘Fragrant Orchid’ set to music and vocals by Japanese percussionist [Joji Hirota].Choreographer Anh Ngoc Nguyen (Shadow). Choreographer Chitra Sundaram (aMhas-The Immortal Sin). Choreographer Jackie Guy (Two Short Solos). Choreographer Jacqui Chan (Fragrant Orchid). Performer Joji Hirota (percussion).
|28 Jun 06 to 29 Jun 06||Royal Opera House, West End :: V377|
listing details L0541371578