• Otniel Tasman © Arief Budianto
  • SEGERA ©Felly Daryanto
  • Nan Jombang © Fionna Cullen
  • Melati Suryodarmo © Harry Hartantio
  • Cry Jailolo © by Bernie Ng Courtesy of Esplanade

Performing Arts

Eko Supriyanto

Eko Supriyanto Cry JailoloWorking with seven young dancers from the fishing village of Jailolo, Eko drew inspiration from local underwater life to create a choreography that is as rich and fragile as a coral reef.

Eko Supriyanto

Eko Supriyanto Balabala In Jailolo, Eko worked with five young women on the martial art of pencak silat. His slow, rhythmic choreography is an ode to feminine strength.

Eko Supriyanto

Eko Supriyanto NEW CREATION. SALTIn his new solo, SALT, Eko returns to Jailolo to explore underwater anti-gravity. He dives beneath the surface of the ocean to try and master its forces.

Melati Suryodarmo

Melati Suryodarmo NEW CREATION. Tomorrow, as PurposedIncorporating movements from the ancient pakarena dance of the Bugis, choreographer Melati Suryodarma explores the tragic effects of power on a personal and national level.

Nan Jombang

Nan Jombang Whispering of ExileThe Nan Jombang dance company bases its superb and rigorous contemporary choreographies on Minang traditions, martial arts and percussion.

Balinese Dance Focus

Balinese Dance Focus Dance of the demon, Dance of the old man & Legong semaradhanaThis magnificent anthology of traditional Bali dances, including that of the demon and the old man, will be accompanied by the gamelan of master I Wayan Gde Yudane.

Pencak silat

Pencak silat Pencak silat is an impressive, visually rhythmic and stylised Indonesian martial art. It is practised with weapons, batons or bare hands.

Sardono W. Kusono

Sardono W. Kusono Expanded CinemaThrough archive footage and his own experimental short films, this documentary reveals the man behind the legend of choreographer and filmmaker Sardono.

Moh. Hariyanto

Moh. Hariyanto G.H.U.L.U.R.Moh. Hariyanto from the Island of Madura has shot to international fame with G.H.U.L.U.R., choreography of rare power and violence using heavy, corrugated steel sheets.

Sherli Novalinda

Sherli Novalinda In the Footsteps of the BodyWith a simple yet powerful scenography, Sherli Novalinda proposes a moving choreography, focusing on the powerful body of the soloist Kurniadi Ilham.

Mugiyono Kasido

Mugiyono Kasido The RumorsIn his solo, The Rumors, dancer Mugiyono Kasido observes with acerbic humour the chaos that reigns in the society, economy and politics of his country.

I Gede Radiana Putra

I Gede Radiana Putra Baris DanceBaris, the traditional martial art dance of Bali, explores the full spectrum of emotions experienced by a young man leaving for war, from his initial fear to final victory.