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Circle / October / First Ritual

BeijingDance/LDTX


Company Name:BeijingDance/LDTX

Choreographer:Circle:ZI Wei

               October:LIU Bin,SONG Ting-ting

               First Ritual:LI Han-zhong,MA Bo

Country:China

Time:18:30  

Date:31 July 2016

Venue:Magnolia Theatre

Duration:60mins

 

About the Performance

Circle

Premiere & Location:2014-7-20 & PLA Theater

An attitude and a form of purity, collides with conventions, beyond the restriction from rules and customs. Each circle embraces a unique and extraordinary path.

October

Premiere & Location:2006-10-13 & Oriental Pioneer Theatre

October is poetry of two lonely hearts in the time of autumn.

First Ritual

Premiere & Location:2010-11-5 & PLA Theater

First Ritual explores the ritual that confronts the body with the spirit, the tradition with the modernity, the illusion with the reality, the global with the individual and the society with the self.

 

About the Artist

1.ZI Wei, Choreographer of Circle

Resident Artist/Choreographer of BeijingDance/LDTX. ZI Wei was born in Erdos, Inner Mongolia. He studied at the Yi Meng Art School in Mongolia in 1994, and joined Erdos's Song and Dance Troupe in 1998. He then joined Beijing Modern Dance Company in 2000. In 2005, he became a founding member of BeijingDance/LDTX. ZI has performed in more than 20 countries and participated in various festivals such as Singapore Festival, the Brussels Festival. His major choreographies include Drift, The Pseudo Eagle, Segment, Circle.

2.LIU Bin, Choreographer of October

Resident Artist/Choreographer of BeijingDance/LDTX. LIU Bin was born in Xi’an, Shaanxi Province of China. He studied at the Shaanxi Arts School and continued on with the Folk Dance Division at the Secondary School of Beijing Dance Academy. In 1998, he joined the Fujian Provincial Song and Dance Company.  In 2002, LIU embarked on his modern dance career with Beijing Modern Dance Company. And in 2005, he became a founding member of BeijingDance/LDTX.

LIU’s works have been presented in widely at the Dance Salad Festival (USA) and Hong Kong Arts Festival. His major choreographies include October, Play with You, The Snail, A Place.

SONG Ting-ting, Choreographer of October

Dancer/Choreographer of BeijingDance/LDTX. SONG Ting-ting studied in the Dance Department of Shanghai Normal University. After graduation, she became a dance teacher with the affiliated high school of Shanghai Educational University. SONG joined Beijing Modern Dance Company in 2002 and became a founding member of BeijingDance/LDTX in 2005. Her major choreographies include 52Hz, 9.192.631.770, Fried to Eat, or Boiled to Eat? October.

3.LI Han-zhong, Choreographer of First Ritual

Executive Artistic Director of BeijingDance/LDTX. LI Han-zhong is an internationally acclaimed choreographer. LI was born in Kunming, Yunnan province of China. He joined the Beijing Song and Dance Ensemble of the National Defense and Technology Commission in 1979.  He then enrolled in the Beijing Dance Academy in 1987. LI joined the Guangdong Modern Dance Company in 1991, and was invited to be Executive Artistic Director of Beijing Modern Dance Company in 1999. In 2005, LI and Willy TSAO co-founded BeijingDance/LDTX, and served as Executive Artistic Director since its establishment.

LI has created more than 30 major works and has performed in more than 20 countries across the five continents. His major choreographies include Rehearsal & Performances, Between Lines, First Ritual, Sorrowful Songs.

 Ma Bo, Choreographer of First Ritual

Assistant to Artistic Director and Choreographer of BeijingDance/LDTX. MA Bo was Born in Mizhi, Shaanxi Province of China.  She received her Bachelor degree from the Beijing Dance Academy in 1991 and continued on as a teacher there. MA joined Guangdong Modern Dance Company in 1993 and then with Beijing Modern Dance Company in 1999. She became a founding member of BeijingDance/LDTX in 2005.

MA has performed in more than 20 countries across the global. Her major choreographies include First Ritual, Sorrowful Song, Treading on Grass, Speeding.

 

About the Company

BeijingDance/LDTX (Lei Dong Tian Xia; literally translated as Thunder Rumbles the Universe) was founded in September 2005. LDTX is the first officially registered independent professional dance company outside of the Chinese government system. Under the artistic direction of Willy TSAO, China’s foremost figure in modern dance, and executive artistic director LI Han-zhong, the company proudly presents an ensemble of technically exquisite dancers with diverse creativity and strong discipline from all over China. With a new generation of artists in China, BeijingDance/LDTX becomes a platform for creativity and serves as both a leader and a catalyst for the contemporary culture and the modern dance appreciation movement. Besides performing regularly in Beijing, the company has represented China and toured extensively all over the world, appearing in America, Europe, Australia, Asia and Africa.

Website:www.beijingldtx.com

Dancers:Circle: SONG Ting-ting, GONG Xing-xing, LI Ke-hua,FAN Lu, JIN Xiao-lin, ADIYA, GAO Yang, LIU Xue-fang,    MA Yue, YUAN Zhe-lun, YAN Han-yi

         October: SONG Ting-ting, YAN Han-yi

         First Ritual: MA Bo, SONG Ting-ting, GONG Xing-xing, LI Ke-hua, FAN Lu, JIN Xiao-lin, ADIYA, GAO Yang, LIU Xue-fang, MA Yue, YUAN Zhe-lun, YAN Han-yi

 Lighting:LI Jun-long

Music:Circle:Clive BROOKS,Dave BRUBECK,Melting Clouds,Keith JARRETT,SOFT

       October: Ilyich TCHAIKOVSKY

       First Ritual: TAN Dun

Costume:Circle:WANG Yan

         October:LIU Bin,SONG Ting-ting

         First Ritual:MA Bo,WANG Yan

Artistic Director:Willy TSAO

Project Director:Lulu TSAO

Program Manager:YIN Peng

Program Coordinator:QIN Pei-bin


Circle  Photo by WANG Xiao-jing


Circle  Photo by WANG Xiao-jing


Circle  Photo by WANG Xiao-jing


Circle  Photo by WANG Xiao-jing



October  Photo by ZHANG He-ping




《October》 Photo by Zhang Heping



October  Photo by ZHANG He-ping




《October》 Photo by Zhang Heping



 First Ritual  Photo by QI Shu-ping 




《First Ritual》Photo by Qi Shuping



《First Ritual》Photo by Yin Peng



《First Ritual》Photo by Yin Peng



31st July. 2016 18:30

Magnolia Theatre

100(Stuent)、280(One show)、2500(All show)

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