RE: Lady White Snake in the HUAYI Festival

Esplanade, Theatre on the Bay, Singapore presents RiverGrass Dance Theatre’s popular dance drama RE: Lady White Snake in its international arts festival – HUAYI. RiverGrass is proud to be the first Malaysian Dance Company performing in this prestigious venue.

The rain falls on the large lotus leaves. The atmosphere is warm and recalls a lost world. The music starts, primal , deep… Re: Lady White Snake is a feast for the eyes.
(Jenny Daneels,, September 15, 2000)

It left you floating in a dreamlike sensation during the sensual and enchanting performance of Re: Lady White Snake.
(, September 12, 2000)

Ensemble dance drama at its most effective.
(Cynthia Peterson, The Malay Mail, September 18, 2000)

About RE: Lady White Snake
Re: Lady White Snake is an interpretation of a Chinese folk-tale from the Sung Dynasty. This contemporary dance drama premiered in 1996 and has since received invitation to perform in Hong Kong, Bangkok, and Seattle. Choreographed by Mew Chang Tsing and Lee Swee Keong and jointly performed by Brian Chua and Weijun, its latest rendition signifies the maturity of a unique Asian dance style. The production also hails the commissioned music by Bernard Goh, costume design by Melinda Looi, and hair & make up design by Charles Jong.

Performance Data
Venue : Studio Theatre, Esplanade, Theatre On the Bay, Singapore
Date : 7 & 8 February, 2003
Time : 7.30 pm
Enquires: 03- 7877 8706
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Booking Service and Lucky Draw for Mydance members
The Malaysian chapter of World Dance Alliance – MyDance Alliance, together with RiverGrass is pleased to provide the service of :

· booking performance tickets and organizing bus transport
· for 7-9 February ’03.

Performing on the same weekend are Kun Opera, The Peony Pavilion and French Dance company, Companie Eolipile. As this is the Chinese New Year weekend, New Year Fair and related activities will take place along the riverbank next to the Esplanade.

Estimated cost : RM 250-300 (2-way bus and tix to 2 different performances). Accommodation can be arranged with extra RM100 (2 nights).

Lucky Draw
Members of MyDance Alliance registered for this service before 22 January ’03 are entitled to a Lucky Draw. 2 winners get free tickets to the performance of RE: Lady White Snake.

For more information on the festival visit

Interest please contact
RiverGrass Dance Academy or RiverGrass Dance Theatre
12A, Jalan 20/16A, 46300 PJ, Malaysia
Tel/Fax : 03 – 787 787 06

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