Tourism Malaysia

MyDance Festival 2011

September 11, 2011 at 12:00 pm

MyDance Festival, which is being held for the fourth time, is taking place this September. The fourth edition spans for 3 weeks and features a mix of contemporary and traditional dance performances. There are also workshops for those who appreciate dance, including latin and ballroom dance, creative movement for kids, joget gamelan lantai, and acroyoga, which is a combination of acrobatics and yoga movements.

The second week of the festival will feature performances from emerging and independent Malaysian dancers at The Actors Studio at Lot 10. These performances will take place between 15th and 18th September and are split into two programs, Program A which will be on 15th and 16th, featuring Suhaili Micheline, JS Dance Theatre, Khairulazhar Mohtar, Raymond Liew, Naim Syahrazad and Chai Vivan. Program B is on 17th and 18th September, and features Lee Wushu Arts Theatre, Nurulakmal Abdul Wahid, Kathyn Tan Chai Chen, Alla Azura Abas, Mohd Hanafi bin Rosdi and Judimar Hernandez. All performances begin at 8:30 pm.

Chai Vivian

Chai Vivian will be performing on the 15th and 16th of September for the MyDance Festival 2011

Week three focuses on international artists and includes contemporary dance performances by groups from the Asia-Pacific region such as T.H.E. Dance Company, Singapore, directed by Kuik Swee Boon, Focus Dance Company, Taiwan National University of the Arts, Taiwan, Daniel Jaber and dancers, Australia as well as VOU, Fiji. They will perform from 22nd till 24 September 2011 at the Malaysia Tourism Centre, Jalan Ampang. Perfomance begins at 8:30 pm.

Two groups will also perform at the Auditorium DBKL from 22nd to 25th September. They are Sutra Dance Theatre and Battery Dance Company, New York. The festival will wrap up with a closing ceremony on 25 September at the Malaysia Tourism Centre.

For further information, do visit the MyDance Festival website.

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