Short+Sweet Malaysia: Dance (2012)


Short+Sweet Malaysia mempersembahkan Short+Sweet Malaysia (Penang & KL) Dance

Production Information

  • Production / Presenting Company:Short+Sweet Malaysia
  • Artistic Director / Curator / Programme Coordinator:Joe Hasham OAM
  • Date:5-8 Sept 2012 (Penang) 3-6 & 10-13 Oct 2012 (Kuala Lumpur)
  • Total Showing:22 Penang (5) Kuala Lumpur (17) – Minggu 1 (9) Minggu 2 (8)
  • Venue:Performing Arts Centre of Penang (PenangPAC) Kuala Lumpur Performing Arts Centre (KLPAC)
  • State:Kedah

Individual Dance Items

Item #1, Short+Sweet Malaysia: Penang

  • Title:Colours of loves
  • Item Synopsis / Program Notes:

    What is your colour of love? We have animated life and love and painted it with rainbow colours.

  • Choreographer:S.T. Lim
  • Category:Contemporary
  • Dancers:Janice, Reika, Jesnice, Ernst

Item #2, Short+Sweet Malaysia: Penang

  • Title:In the World, Not of it
  • Item Synopsis / Program Notes:

    Conformity creates tension with the creative wave of self-discovery which is seen as defiance.

  • Choreographer:Ashlynn, Nathalynn
  • Category:Contemporary
  • Dancers:Ashlynn, Nathalynn

Item #3, Short+Sweet Malaysia: Penang

  • Title:A Taste of Chocolate
  • Item Synopsis / Program Notes:

    Ever thought of chocolates when you are down?

  • Choreographer:Nancy Ng
  • Category:Contemporary
  • Dancers:Ernst, Shen, Celeste, Chiew Si, Steph, Vava

Item #4, Short+Sweet Malaysia: Penang

  • Title:Allegro
  • Item Synopsis / Program Notes:

    Allegro yang membawa maksud ‘rancak’ mengisahkan sebuah perjalanan sekumpulan manusia nomad.

  • Choreographer:Jimmy ak Peter
  • Category:Contemporary
  • Dancers:Arlyana, Camelia, helnie, Kasvini, Amira, Jasseyca, Muhammad Helmi, Muhammad Shafik, Mohamad Lukman Al Hadi, Muhammad Zulhanafi

Item #5, Short+Sweet Malaysia: Penang

  • Title:Entree de Vol
  • Item Synopsis / Program Notes:

    The construction of the “Real World” was made by expectations of most men and women, where in reality illusions took control of the whole process of living.

  • Choreographer:Izzard Padzil
  • Category:Contemporary
  • Dancers:Izzard Padzil & Hil Ramli

Item #1, Short+Sweet Malaysia: Kuala Lumpur (Week 1)

  • Title:Breath
  • Item Synopsis / Program Notes:

    Breath is a story of a set of challenges that the dancers encounter as they try to perform with breathing techniques to help them achieve desired movement.

  • Choreographer:Pearly Wong
  • Category:Contemporary
  • Dancers:Maggie Foo, Max Choong, Carine Yee, Mei Shan, Cassandra Woo

Item #2, Short+Sweet Malaysia: Kuala Lumpur (Week 1)

  • Title:Ingredient
  • Item Synopsis / Program Notes:

    Hidup seperti makanan. Masak makanan yang sama tetapi berbeza ramuan. Seperti manusia, mengejar benda yang sama tetapi berbeza caranya.

  • Choreographer:Shahasfiz
  • Category:Contemporary
  • Dancers:Bullock, Jabar Laura, Azizi, Anna, Eling, Josephine

Item #3, Short+Sweet Malaysia: Kuala Lumpur (Week 1)

  • Title:The Hunger
  • Choreographer:Raziman Sarbini
  • Category:Contemporary
  • Dancers:Amellia Feroz

Item #4, Short+Sweet Malaysia: Kuala Lumpur (Week 1)

  • Title:Make it vogue
  • Item Synopsis / Program Notes:

    No matter who you are, Just strike a post. Dance never judge you but people are

  • Choreographer:Mamad Hj.Sam
  • Category:Contemporary
  • Dancers:Mamad Hj.Sam, Tan Xehra, Imran Syafiq, Mizan Hamid, Griffin Robert, Azlan Razali, Izzaly Fikri, Christine Chew

Item #5, Short+Sweet Malaysia: Kuala Lumpur (Week 1)

  • Title:RaTnA
  • Choreographer:Azmie Zanal Abdden
  • Category:Contemporary
  • Dancers:Ruby, Baizura, Liza

Item #6, Short+Sweet Malaysia: Kuala Lumpur (Week 1)

  • Title:Milk
  • Choreographer:Fairul Zahid
  • Category:Contemporary
  • Dancers:Fairul Zahid & Hanafi Rosdi

Item #7, Short+Sweet Malaysia: Kuala Lumpur (Week 1)

  • Title:Forbidden
  • Item Synopsis / Program Notes:

    “Forbidden” is a diverse work using chorographical techniques infusing contemporary dance with ballet.  It is a dance reflecting the conflicts of multiple identities that an individual would encounter when faced with crossroads and challenges.

  • Choreographer:Cyn Dee Too
  • Category:Contemporary
  • Dancers:Puteri Aisya, Joanne Ooi, Batrisyia, Tasya Lim, Melissa Ong, Summer Gan, Siau Yin, PP Song, Jabar Laura

Item #8, Short+Sweet Malaysia: Kuala Lumpur (Week 1)

  • Title:Mamat in Faunaland
  • Item Synopsis / Program Notes:

    Little mamat is an animal lover, he wishes to be able to communicate with animals around him.

  • Choreographer:Amellia Feroz
  • Category:Contemporary
  • Dancers:Vivian Tan, Tania Marie, Jorene Ng, Muafi, Rachel, Cheryl, Jill, Farah, Falihah, erica, Aisyag, Erisya

Item #9, Short+Sweet Malaysia: Kuala Lumpur (Week 1)

  • Title:The Silverscreen
  • Item Synopsis / Program Notes:

    10Movies tunes and 18 ballet, Tap, Modern and Jazz dancers, in a celebration of ‘The Silverscreen’

  • Choreographer:Shirena Hamzah & Clara Lim
  • Category:Contemporary
  • Dancers:Airis, Aishy Vmal, Alisya, Amy, Anmol, Apshy Vimal, Dharanee, Elyza, Hareen, Maverick, Jayshrie, Mariana, Mitra, Sien Wie, Hanna, Natasha, Sonia, Trishhani

Item #1, Short+Sweet Malaysia: Kuala Lumpur (Week 2)

  • Title:El Hubi Kulu (Al My Love)
  • Item Synopsis / Program Notes:

    A poet Ahmad is appearing his new song before a close friend’s sister. He singing about  a Darling, who is the love of his life. While she doesn’t suppose him to be in love with her, step-by-step she recognizes the true


  • Choreographer:Almas
  • Category:Contemporary
  • Dancers:Almas

Item #2, Short+Sweet Malaysia: Kuala Lumpur (Week 2)

  • Title:Kyun
  • Item Synopsis / Program Notes:

    By birth, we are all bound.

  • Choreographer:Sea Heike
  • Category:Contemporary
  • Dancers:Sea Heike, Sasha, Fidelia, Nikki Law

Item #3, Short+Sweet Malaysia: Kuala Lumpur (Week 2)

  • Title:Through The Mirror
  • Item Synopsis / Program Notes:

    A mirrored perspective helms an underlying notion of what makes us in the past, present and future but the image do not always reconcile


  • Choreographer:Vivian Chan
  • Category:Contemporary
  • Dancers:Vivian Chan, Alfred Loh, Rebecca Alvey, Chris Tabassi

Item #4, Short+Sweet Malaysia: Kuala Lumpur (Week 2)

  • Title:A.S.S.
  • Item Synopsis / Program Notes:



  • Choreographer:Jabar Laura
  • Category:Contemporary
  • Dancers:Munirih Jebeni

Item #5, Short+Sweet Malaysia: Kuala Lumpur (Week 2)

  • Title:Kepang-ku
  • Item Synopsis / Program Notes:

    Sebuah karya kontemporari yang berkisahkan elemen rasuk yang bersifat ritual dalam permainan kuda kepang mabuk dikalangan masyarakat Melayu-Jawa.

  • Choreographer:Kerol
  • Category:Contemporary
  • Dancers:Sya, Umar, Ayu, Faisal, Rafiq, Mel, Fieq, Dhurar, Eddy

Item #6, Short+Sweet Malaysia: Kuala Lumpur (Week 2)

  • Title:Awake my soul
  • Item Synopsis / Program Notes:

    “Because sometimes you have to step outside of the person you’ve been, and remember the person you were meant to be, the person you wanted to be, the person you are.” H.G. Wells

  • Choreographer:Stefanel
  • Category:Contemporary
  • Dancers:Stefanel, Shannis, Maggie, Pearl Jing, Elaine Chook, Atherine, Yue Wen

Item #7, Short+Sweet Malaysia: Kuala Lumpur (Week 2)

  • Title:Anakku, Sayangku
  • Item Synopsis / Program Notes:

    As an expecting, father, the composer grapples with emotions and expectations for his unborn child, while the choreographer honors the parent-child bond by remembering childhood memories that formed its building blocks.

  • Choreographer:An Nur Azhar
  • Category:Contemporary
  • Dancers:An Nur Azhar, Shin Hui, Syaffiq Hambali

Item #8, Short+Sweet Malaysia: Kuala Lumpur (Week 2)

  • Title:A day in My Life
  • Item Synopsis / Program Notes:

    All work and no play make Jack a dull boy. This dance brings you into the world of a group of children aged between 6 till 11 years old

  • Choreographer:Teresa Chian
  • Category:Contemporary
  • Dancers:Ashley Chong, Zoe Chang, Kua Chloe, Treszhur-Ann Leong, Kashzle-Ann Leong, Law Jie Yin, Heah Ernn, Janessa erin De Costa, Beanice Ng, Ng Jia Xin, Grace Lau, Charmaine Hui


  • Lighting Designer:Alvie Cheng
  • Production Crew:Benjamin Lucas (penangpac), Mohd Rizal (klpac)
  • Executive Producer:Dato’ Faridah Merican
  • Production Manager:Ian Chow
  • Stage Manager:Grace Wong (penangpac), Hoe Hui Ting & Soh Chong Hong (klpac)
  • Publicist:Siti Nurbaya Abu Hassan@Ann, Brian Cheong (klpac), Wong Lay Chin, Hil Ramli, Grace Wong (penangpac)