Jamu II 2005

Date : 10th June 2005 – 12th June 2005 (Friday- Sunday)
Time : 8.30pm
Venue : Experimental Theatre, ASK Campus, No. 464, Jalan Tun Ismail, 50480 Kuala Lumpur (can assessed through Jalan Parlimen, after the Bank Negara and behind the JKR building). [The nearest LRT station is Masjid Jamek]
Tickets : RM 5 & RM 10 (sponsored by the Ministry of Culture, Arts and Heritage Malaysia)

Umesh Shetty will be extending and further exploring his piece entitled ‘VARSHA’ that premiered at ‘Inside Out’ in April. It will feature dancers Azizi Sulaiman, Dhanya Thurairajah and Sri Vidya Nagendram (who are medical doctors and another news-worthy story), Loke Soh Kim and Vijay Nair.

In 2002, Loke Soh Kim created ‘Watermelon Juice’ that received rave reviews. Now she is restaging that will a second-part and continuation of her Malaysian fruits inspired series, this time using DURIANS. This show will come with a warning to those with an aversion to the fruit. The dance will again feature Azizi Sulaiman, Kamaludin Daud and others.

Aris Kadir who last year won the APPEX scholarship from UCLA to workshop with 16 international artists from across Asia and USA in Bali. He will be premiering a new work ‘Dari Diri Dewi’ inspired by the traditional elements of Makyung and attempting a contemporary presentation on the theme of women. These will be danced primarily by graduates and dancers of ASK..