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M1 CONTACT 2018 – Off Stage

Come catch local dance-makers Chan Wei Chee, Chua Chiok Woon and Hong Guofeng from SIGMA Contemporary Dance Collective, LASALLE arts graduates Neo Jialing and Aricia Ng, overseas-trained dancers Amelia Chong (University of Auckland) and Shermaine Heng (Victorian College of the Arts, Melbourne), independent Vietnamese artist Thanh Chung Nguyen who was recently featured at the Tokyo Performing Arts Market 2018, and last but not least, South Korean artist Jun Boram who won the choreography award at the 9th Seoul Dance Collection in 2015, in this year’s Off Stage.

Tickets are sold on Peatix.

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M1 CONTACT – M1 Open Stage + DiverCity

M1 Open Stage features innovative and exhilarating works by a diverse range of dance artists over two nights (program details here). In DiverCity, Singapore-based choreographers Chiew Peishan and Liu Wen-Chun explore the absurdity that every living being faces death eventually in a new work, Should I Kill Myself Or Have A Cup Of Coffee?. Created in collaboration with Taiwanese film artist Chen Yan-Hong and local dramaturg Neo Kim Seng.
Tickets available at SISTIC.COM

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M1 CONTACT – Asian Festivals Exchange

Choreographers across our partner festivals gather to present award-winning works and new creations. This includes Kenji Shinohe, Yokohama Dance Collection, and from the 11th Seoul Dance Collection. Kim Ho-yeon and Lim Jung-ha will not only present their award-winning work. The duo, along with Hwa Wei-An (Singapore/Malaysia), will present their new work-in-progress created during their residency in Singapore. Capping off the night are two exciting works by T.H.E. Second Company created by bold, assured female choreographers, Natalie Clark (New Zealand) and Kim Bora (Korea).
Tickets available at SISTIC.COM

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M1 CONTACT – Binary International Artists Showcase

On 3-4 Aug, catch this double bill from selected international artists is a tour-de-force of works that evoke the gravity of the body. Shamel Pitts, together with co-performer Mirelle Martins and lighting and projection designer, Lucca del Carlo, present Black Velvet.
Astrid Boons (Belgium/Netherlands) presents Vestige, an intense “pure movement performance that fascinates from the beginning” (Theaterkrant, Netherlands).
Tickets available at SISTIC.COM

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VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS

Fillwithsadnesstheoldbodyattacks
Filled with sadness, the old body attacks

performance date 15-16 Jun 2018 | Esplanade Theatre Studio | Kim Jae Duk

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M1 CONTACT 2018

performance date 9 Jun -5 Aug 2018 | Esplanade Theatre Studio | M1 CONTACT Contemporary Dance Festival 2018

Perhapssomeone
Perhaps Someone…

performance date 7-9 Nov 2017 | Esplanade Theatre Studio |By Dimo Kirilov Milev

Borderline2017
Borderline

performance date 22-24 Jun 2017 | Esplanade Theatre Studio | Borderline by T.H.E Dance Company and Muscle Mouth

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Mark 1 – Dialogue and Dance

performance date 7 - 9 Dec 2017 | Esplanade Theatre Studio | By Kim Jae Duk

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Water Bloom

performance date 7 - 9 Dec 2017 | Esplanade Theatre Studio | By Kuik Swee Boon

Impulse2015
Impulse – a backstage site-specific work

performance date 28 Mar – 6 Apr 2018 | Esplanade F.Y.I Festival | By Kim Jae Duk

Cutkafka!
Cut Kafka!

performance date 1-4 Mar 2018 | Esplanade Theatre Studio | By T.H.E Dance Company and Nine Years Theatre

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Helix in Progress

performance date 20-21 May 2016 | SOTA Drama Theatre | By Kuik Swee Boon

Mrsign
Mr. Sign

performance date M1 CONTACT Contemporary Dance Festival 2013, Esplanade Theatre Studio, Singapore

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Pure

performance date 1-2 Dec 2016 | Esplanade Theatre Studio | Pure by Kuik Swee Boon

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Interview With Kim Jae Duk

performance date 30 May | Heart to Heart Ep. 29 | Kim Jae-duk, Artist dancing under the spotlight - Full Episode

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As It Fades

performance date 7-10 Sep | Daegu Intern'l Dance Festival | As It Fades

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Silences We are Familiar With

performance date 1-2 Oct | Seoul Dance Collection | Silences We are Familiar With

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Organised Chaos

performance date 10-11 Feb | Yokohama Dance Collection | Organised Chaos

Upcoming Video As Is
As Is

performance date 2 - 4 Apr | SOTA Drama Theatre | Triple Bill

Upcoming Video Remains
Remains Remain

performance date 2 - 4 Apr | SOTA Drama Theatre | Triple Bill

As It Fades
As It Fades in rehearsal

performance date 8 - 10 May 2014

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Hey Man! (2012)

performance date 31 May 2014 in Busan, Korea

Mr. Sign
Mr Sign (2013) Trailer

performance date 29 & 30 Nov 2013

RE-OK-BUT
RE:OK…BUT! (2011)

performance date 24 & 27 Oct 2013 in Seoul & Busan