Dancebox Festival, 11-14 April 2019


Let’s celebrate our birthdays together!

18 years ago Dancebox was born, as a partnership between The Actors Studio and MyDance Alliance. In conjunction with The Actors Studio’s 30th anniversary, we celebrate the coming-of-age of Dancebox with four programs of short dance works, showcasing the beauty and diversity of dance in Malaysia:

Programme A – Classic Restages: A look back at a few major works which have shaped Malaysian dance history.
Programme B – Dancebox Restages: By popular demand, some of the works that have rocked the Dancebox stage.
Programme C – Dance in the Community: Dance is everywhere and everyone can do it!
Programme D – New Dances/New Faces : The winning Dancebox formula, presenting the untried and untested.

See full program information below…

Show Details

Produced in partnership by MyDance Alliance and The Actors Studio

Date & Time:

Programme A – 11th April @ 8:30pm, 13th April @ 3pm
Programme B – 12th April @ 8:30pm, 14th April @ 3pm
Programme C – 13th April @ 8:30pm
Programme D – 14th April @ 8:30pm

Venue: Pentas 2, klpac


Programme A or B: RM40 (Normal), RM30 (Student, Disabled, TAS Card and MyDance members)
Programme C or D: RM30 (Normal), RM20 (Student, Disabled, TAS Card and MyDance members)

Promotion (Only available at klpac box office @ 03 4047 9000):
Package Price: Programme A+B+C+D: RM120 (Normal), RM80 (Student, Disabled, TAS Card and MyDance members)
Package: Buy 8, Get 1 Free (Per show basis, no mixing of show, can either be normal or concession price)

**All tickets are inclusive of RM 3 ticket handling fee.

Tickets can be booked via the Dancebox Festival page on ProTicket Malaysia.

Full Program


11th April @ 8:30pm, 13th April @ 3pm
Iconic works from the history of Malaysian dance
++ Repertoire of Kumpulan Budaya Negara, 1970s, presented by KESUMA, Cultural Centre, University of Malaya
++ “Four Seasons” by KL Dance Theatre, presented by Federal Academy of Ballet
++ Contemporary tari piring in the work “Atur”, choreographed by Suhaimi Magi
++ “AWAS!” (excerpt), choreographed by Joseph Gonzales, presented by Fakulti Tari ASWARA
++ “Nasi Putih”, choreographed by A. Aris A. Kadir, presented by Fakulti Tari ASWARA
++ “Flow”, choreographed by Aman Yap Choong Boon, performed by Kenny Leow Thiam Aik of Dua Space Dance Theatre
++ “No Exit”, choreographed by Amy Len, presented by Kwang Tung Dance Company


12th April @ 8:30pm, 14th April @ 3pm
Popular contemporary works from past Dancebox editions:
++ Works by former LAPAR Lab, choreographed by Leng Poh Gee & dancers
++ “Initiate” by Suhaili Micheline
++ “The Art of Falling” by Hwa Wei-An
++ “M2M” by Murni Omar
++ “Memento Mori” (excerpt) by Lu Witchin
++ “Munajat Batari” by Alla Azura Abal Abas


13th April @ 8:30pm
Every body can dance! A rainbow of rhythms:
++ Classical & popular Indian dances, presented by Temple of Fine Arts
++ Malay folk dance, presented by Nyala Dance Theatre
++ Classical Chinese dance, presented by Han Fong Dance Troupe
++ Solo by Low Mee Li of Beautiful Gate
++ Latin dance by the golden aged dancers of Mdancetoo
++ New Chinese dance creation, presented by Wuxu Dance Troupe
… and other special guests!


14th April @ 8:30pm
New contemporary dance works:
++ “Fit Us Out” choreographed by JS Wong, performed by Tan Bee Hung & Lee Ren Xin
++ “Neptune”, a new group work by Sharm Noh
++ “And So It Begins…” choreographed by Ng Xinying, performed by Muhammad Nur Azammudin bin Tumiran & Fatin Nadhirah binti Rahmat
++ “sense”, choreographed by Kishore Kumar, performed by Lim Pei Ern & Azmie Zainal Abdden
++ “Nocturnal Expeditions”, solo by Ealbie Breandant Albinus
++ “Anak Angkat” choreographed by Mohd Nuriqram, performed by Syamil bin Norzalahuddin
++ “I Have To Do This”, solo by Winnie Tay Yi Xuan

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