Esplanade Presents

Dance | Masterclass

Dance Masterclass (Intermediate) by Cloud Gate Dance Theatre of Taiwan

1 Feb 2023, Wed, 7pm

1hr 30mins

(Intermission: None)

Esplanade Rehearsal Studio

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Huang Li-chieh, Fan Chia-hsuan. Photo Credit: Lee Chia-yeh

Explore the dance practice and methodology of the famed dance company Cloud Gate Dance Theatre in this intermediate masterclass. Cloud Gate's training covers not only modern dance and classical ballet, but also tai chi dao yin, meditation and internal martial arts, combining the dynamism of western dance with the subtlety of eastern movement. This masterclass will let dancers explore their physical capabilities so that they may create their own movement styles.  


Limited availability. Pre-registration is required and applicants should meet one of the following criteria: 

  • Practicing dance professionals in ballet, contemporary dance or Chinese dance,
  • Full-time dance students, aged 15 and above, or  
  • Dancers with minimum of four years of ballet/contemporary/Chinese dance experience and regular training (at least thrice a week) 


Successful applicants will be contacted within five working days to purchase tickets for this masterclass.  


Please dress comfortably for this masterclass.


Mask-wearing is optional. However, audiences are encouraged to continue to exercise responsibility and caution, such as wearing masks when in crowded places.

Admission Age:
15 and above.
Language: Conducted predominantly in Mandarin. English translation is available upon request.
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Artist Information

Huang Li-chieh

Born in Taipei, Taiwan, Huang Li-chieh learned capoeira and kendo from a young age. After graduating from the Taipei National University of Art, Huang joined Cloud Gate in 2014. He performed at Cloud Gate in the works Bamboo Dream, Songs of the Wanderers, Moon Water, Smoke, Pine Smoke, White Water, Dust, 12, 13 Tongues, Sounding Light and Send in a Cloud. His fighting duet in the work Formosa astonished audiences worldwide. 

Fan Chia-hsuan

Born in Taipei, Taiwan, Fan Chia-hsuan graduated from the Dance Department of the University of Taipei and joined Cloud Gate in 2013. She was the 2013 winner of Taiwan Champion in Experimental items of the Juste Debout hip-hop competition. Fan performed at Cloud Gate in the works of Songs of the Wanderers, Moon Water, Smoke, Pine Smoke, How Can I Live Without You, Rice, Dust, Formosa, 12, 13 Tongues, Sounding Light and Send in a Cloud. Her agile solo in White Water is acclaimed for being impressively eye-catching. 

Date & Time

1 Feb 2023, Wed


Esplanade Rehearsal Studio
Tickets & Prices
Price $28

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