Dancebox (February 2018)


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Production Information

  • Production / Presenting Company:MyDance Alliance & The Actors Studio
  • Artistic Director / Curator / Programme Coordinator:Bilqis Hijjas
  • Date:4-Feb-18
  • Total Showing:9
  • Venue:Pentas 2, The Kuala Lumpur Performing Art Centre (klpac)
  • State:Kuala Lumpur

Individual Dance Items

Item #1

  • Title:Nyanyian Bumi
  • Item Synopsis / Program Notes:

    You see with understanding; You listen when She is calling. Oh, how beautiful Her melody is. Pay attention! It is not worth quarreling over something we can all share together on this earth.

  • Choreographer:Lim Pei Ern
  • Category:Contemporary
  • Dancers:Lim Pei Ern

Item #2

  • Title:L.I.F.E
  • Item Synopsis / Program Notes:

    “Without passion, you don’t have energy, without energy you have nothing.” But somehow, we are always passionate about nothing, until we end up without energy. Life is F**king exhausting!

  • Choreographer:Kyson Teo
  • Category:Contemporary
  • Dancers:Tan Bee Hung & Kyson Teo

Item #3

  • Title:Jin Lian
  • Item Synopsis / Program Notes:

    The dance depicts the character Pan Jin Lian from both ‘The Water Margin’ and ‘The Plum in the Golden Vase’ in a scene of Kunqu Opera.

  • Choreographer:Chan Kar Kah
  • Category:Contemporary
  • Dancers:Chan Kar Kah

Item #4

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

    Care? Don’t Care?

  • Choreographer:Mak Foong Ming
  • Category:Contemporary
  • Dancers:Fione Chia, Chan Wan Xin & Kym Tan

Item #5

  • Title:Shift . Body
  • Item Synopsis / Program Notes:

    With the aroma of the flowers in the air, I am about to shift from this body of mine. No longer in pain, I am still present, but in another form.

  • Choreographer:Lee Choy Wan
  • Category:Contemporary
  • Dancers:Lee Choy Wan

Item #6

  • Title:High
  • Item Synopsis / Program Notes:

    ‘Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man’s character, give him power.’ – Abraham Lincoln

  • Choreographer:Faillul adam
  • Category:Contemporary
  • Dancers:Zaidyansjah Fiqah Jefri, Amirul Hafiz, Nadhirah Rahmat & Jaba
  • Composer:‘Odd Concept’ by Anna (Original Mix), ‘Bloodstone” by Amon Tobin, Nasa Space Sounds, ‘Negaraku’

Item #7

  • Title:Alchemy
  • Item Synopsis / Program Notes:

    An ambitious alchemist discovers a breakthrough concoction but has no one to test it on but himself. Despite the disregard for him, he pushes on and takes the potion.

  • Choreographer:Derek Kho
  • Category:Contemporary
  • Dancers:Derek Kho
  • Composer:‘Teardrop’ Monakr (cover), originally by Massive Attack, from the album Mezzanine
  • Other Information:

    Photography: Jee foong (

Item #8

  • Title:Initiate
  • Item Synopsis / Program Notes:

    Every year comes to a new resolution. Some may do it, some don’t. Some don’t even believe in such a thing. Imagine all the ideal goals you can put your heart into.

  • Choreographer:Suhaili Micheline & the dancers
  • Category:Contemporary
  • Dancers:Jill Chew, Rachel Soh & Cheryl Soh
  • Composer:Matmos

Item #9

  • Title:Tanah Tumpahnya
  • Item Synopsis / Program Notes:

    This land is my home, carrying dreams that I have for it; dreams that are sometimes real, sometimes not; through love and hate I will stand by it.

  • Choreographer:Tan Bee Hung
  • Category:Contemporary
  • Dancers:Tan Bee Hung


  • Production Crew:Rithaudin Abdul Kadir
  • Executive Producer:MyDance Alliance & The Actors Studio
  • Producer:JS Wong
  • Production Manager:Bilqis Hijjas