Friday, April 2, 2010

Box of Goodies

Notice to Get Up and Get Out of Your House:

A series of dance showcases are in town this April, a sort of prequel to the mind-blowing West Side Story hitting our shores in May. Feel free to attend any of these shows - preferably as part of the Club though!

April 2

DANCEBOX April 2010 is back with seven short dance works springing out of the box and onto the stage, all for only RM10. A joint production between MyDance Alliance and The Actors Studio Theatre, Dancebox is a platform for new dance works by emerging choreographers, and experimental, informal or work-in-progress showings.

Dance works featured are Instant, An Altered State Of Consciousness, Turbulence, The Parasite In Her, Gasp/Stuck and Chambers Of Red.

Showtime is tomorrow (8.30pm) at The Actors Studio @ Lot 10, Roof Top, Level 8A, Lot 10 Shopping Centre, Jalan Sultan Ismail in KL. If you are interested to perform in future Dancebox events, contact Bilqis Hijjas (017-310 3769) or Alternatively, browse

April 8-11

DUA Space Dance Theatre will stage a full length contemporary dance piece, Black & White@VARIATION in Pentas 2 of Kuala Lumpur Performing Arts Centre (KLPac) from April 8 till 11. This is another big-scale production after Chinese musical dance epic, Anak Malaysia, which was staged last year.

Choreographers Anthony Meh Kim Chuan and Aman Yap Choong Boon collaborate to create the 75-minute production under high degree of tacit from the aspects of content, creative idea presentation and costume design for the performance.

Tickets (by donation) are RM33 (adult) and RM23 (student, senior citizen and the disabled). For details, call 03-8070 0890, 016-208 1217 or 03-2027 9000. Online booking at For more details, browse or

April 9 & 10

AFTER 10 years, the Singapore Dance Theatre (SDT) returns to Kuala Lumpur for a two-night only performance, Spotlight On Singapore Dance Theatre.

The SDT is set to enthral dance lovers with a diverse evening of both contemporary and classical ballet works that showcase its dancers’ versatility and virtuosity. Led by artistic director Janek Schergen, the 25-strong company performs Piano Concerto No.2 (Edmund Stripe); Glow-Stop (Jorma Elo) and classical excerpts from Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky’s Swan Lake.

Showtime is April 9 and 10 (8.30pm) at Pentas 1, Kuala Lumpur Performing Arts Centre (KLPac), Jalan Strachan in KL. Tickets are RM20 and RM10 (students, senior citizens and the disabled). Promotion: family package – buy two adult tickets and get two tickets free. For details, call 03-4047 9000 or browse or

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This blogger (Nicole) is definitely setting her sights on the Singapore Dance Theatre showcase! The perfect break after a gruelling trials.

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