Dance

Open Stage

Presented by T.H.E Dance Company, in Collaboration with Esplanade – Theatres on the Bay
Various Artists (Singapore, Germany, Indonesia, Japan, South Korea, USA, New Zealand, Taiwan)

17 Jun 2022, Fri, 8pm

18 Jun 2022, Sat, 3pm & 8pm

19 Jun 2022, Sun, 3pm

View dates and time

Programme A:
1hr 5mins

(Intermission: None)


Programme B:
1hr 25mins

(Intermission: 1x10min)

Esplanade Annexe Studio

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Limbo by Chloe Chua

ORGARHYTHM by Kenji Shinohe

Soliloquy in Sweat by Katrina Bastian

There was no room for food by Seo Jeong Bin

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About the Event

Seven works, spread over two programmes, performed over three days: 2022’s Open Stage delves into the individual’s relation and reaction to the self, the environment, and the larger society.

 

Chloe Chua’s Limbo (USA/Singapore) along with art naming 奇能’s and Caroline Chin’s i have nothing to do with explosions (Taiwan/Singapore) explore the weavings of selves across the expanse of time and space: through an excavation of familiar patterns for the former, and through the recognition of the precious and the infinitesimal for the latter.

 

Standard Practice by Eng Kai Er (Germany/Singapore) ruminates on how we think about practice, and the ripples of such thinking into society’s organisation of work—ripples that also emerge in Katrina Bastian’s Soliloquy in Sweat (New Zealand/Germany), an unapologetic, hot-under-the-collar confrontation of the exploitation of the dancer’s labour.

 

Puri Senja’s The Other Half (Indonesia) tries to unload the embedded memories in the wake of trauma that surface and resurface in the body’s interaction with the everyday; Seo Jeong Bin’s There was no room for food (South Korea) situates the body in an environment more invasive than provisional. ORGARHYTHM by Kenji Shinohe (Germany/Japan) presents the body at crossroads with technology: could our fallible fleshiness be obliterated in the face of technological evolution?

 

Programme A | 17 June 8pm, 18 June 3pm, approx. 65 minutes (no intermission)

Standard Practice (excerpt) – Eng Kai Er (Singapore/Germany)

The Other Half – Puri Senja (Indonesia)

ORGARHYTHM – Kenji Shinohe (Japan/Germany)

 

Programme B | 18 June 8pm, 19 June 3pm, approx. 85 minutes (with 10min intermission)

Limbo – Chloe Chua (Singapore/USA)

There was no room for food – Seo Jeong Bin (South Korea)

i have nothing to do with explosions – art naming 奇能 (Singapore/Taiwan) & Caroline Chin (Singapore)

Soliloquy in Sweat – Katrina Bastian (New Zealand/Germany)

*Note: The programme lineup for Open Stage may be revised at the festival’s discretion in accordance with the prevailing travel restrictions.

Advisory:

Rating to be advised. (Nudity) 

 

Programme B includes the use of strobe lighting.

Admission Age:

16 and above

Recommended Age:
Programme A: Advisory 16 (Partial Nudity)
Programme B: R18 (Full Nudity)

Language: English
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Date and Time

17 Jun 2022, Fri

8pm

Esplanade Annexe Studio
Programme A

18 Jun 2022, Sat

3pm

Esplanade Annexe Studio
Programme A

8pm

Esplanade Annexe Studio
Programme B

19 Jun 2022, Sun

3pm

Esplanade Annexe Studio
Programme B
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Mezzanine
Cat 1 $28 $20 $12

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