Silences We are Familiar With – An Ode to Love

Kuik, Swee Boon and Haykal, Bani and Lim, How Ngean and Wong, Chee Wai and Lim, Sunny and Rouhu, Anna and Zhang, Shanshan and Goh, Shining (2012) Silences We are Familiar With – An Ode to Love. [Production]

Item Type: Production
Title: Silences We are Familiar With – An Ode to Love
Synopsis:

Events in Esplanade’s da:ns festival 2012 included this first-time collaboration between local artists, contemporary dance choreographer Kuik Swee Boon and Indie musician Bani Haykal; creating a new work that contemplates “the limitless and omnipresent nature” of love.

Six dancers from T.H.E. Dance Company (The Human Expression) feature in this work, inspired by their personal reflections on love and life. During the performance, Bani Haykal, who composed the score, performed both music and spoken word live on stage. In the dancers outfits specially created for the show, Singapore fashion designer, Sunny Lim, explored form and movement of fabric, complemented by select pieces from his menswear label MILS.

Synopsis and Theme
Silences We Are Familiar With connects the physicality of dance with the intangible feelings of love. These connections, forged between individuals, bind us together in humanity. Expect an evening of eloquent choreography set to evocative melodies, articulated by some of Singapore's most distinctive dancers. Silences We Are Familiar With will speak for the heart, and from the heart.

CAST
Dancer ................. Jessica Christina
Dancer ................. Yarra Ileto
Dancer ................. Lee Mun Wai
Apprentice ............. Sherry Tay
Dancer ............. William Wu
Dancer ............. Zhuo Zihao

PRODUCTION

Choreographer ................. Kuik Swee Boon
Musician & Composer ........... Bani Haykal
Dramaturg ................... Lim How Nge
Set Designer ................ Wong Chee Wai
Wardrobe & Costume Designer.. Sunny Lim (MILS)
Lighting Designer ........... Anna Rouhu
Production Manager .......... Zhang Shanshan
Stage Manager ............... Shining Goh
T.H.E Company Manager ....... Elaine Yap
T.H.E Front of House ........ Elaine Yap, Farah Erfina,
Tania Goh

Subjects: Performing Arts - Theatre
Divisions: Work in process
Depositing User: Ms Ashalatha Krishnan
Date Deposited: 13 Sep 2013 05:58
Last Modified: 26 Feb 2015 09:53
URI: http://drlib.lasalle.edu.sg/id/eprint/149