A look at the our choreographers for RELEASE 5.0.
Shahrin Johry (SIngapore)
Shahrin, assistant choreographer of Maya Dance Theatre, a contemporary dance company graduated with BA (Hons) in dance (LASALLE College Of The Arts, Singapore, 2012). He has performed in various international festivals and local arts events with the company and has worked with artists/choreographers. Recently, he was crowned Singapore's Dancing star in 'Dance Singapore Dance' under Zeetv.
Eva Tey (Malaysia)
Eva graduated with a First Class Honor, (BA)Degree in dance from Lasalle College of the Arts in May 2014. Eva joined Maya Dance Theatre as a dance artist from January 2015. Eva involved in dance exchange and choreographic collaboration workshops with dance artists around the world. With her involvement in Maya, she aims to gain more experience in the field of dance and become an active contributor for the dance scene in Singapore as well.
Adam Lau (Singapore)
Adam is excited by how art of any form can affect and compel a person. He is particularly drawn to physical expression because of the rawness in how the body moves and communicates without being explicit. Currently, he is exploring the relationship and boundaries of art in different genre, such as poetry and movement. He is now a freshman in Yale-NUS College
Caroline Chin (Singapore)
Caroline's interest in dance began during her Junior College days where she first encountered physical theatre. Her relationship with dance is strongly influenced by her training in Theatre and Butoh, and through performance seeks visceral experience for both performer and audience. She is currently training in acting under Intercultural Theatre Institute (ITI).
Koon Sze Han Valerie (Singapore)
A Dance graudate Valerie is an active performer, choreographer, and Dance Movement Therapist-in-training. Her keen interest in Dance Movement Therapy sees her partaking in internships and volunteer works with Apsara Asia in diverse settings. “Dance to express, empower and reconnect with self and others”.
I Gede Agus Hendra Artadinata (Indonesia)
Since the age of 4 years, Agus Hendra, hailing from the village of Batuan, have received training and education of art from his own father and then strengthened again by his grandfather I Made Djimat,
In his artistic life, Agus Hendra has devoted to the study of Balinese arts including classical art Gambuh, Wayang Wong, Mask dance, Kecak and Other Creative Arts frequently performing and participating in various national festivals and International Event (Germany, Austria, Japan and Belgium) since 9 years old.
Ni Wayan Sekariani (Indonesia)
Ni Wayan Sekariani Born in Batuan village,have received training and education of art from her uncle I Made Djimat, Ni Wayan Sekariani. In her artistic life has devoted herself to the studies of a variety of Balinese arts including classical art Gambuh, Wayang Wong, Mask Dance, Kecak and Other Creative Arts.
She often collaborates with Japanese Dancers, and participated in various national festivals including; to Jakarta, Yogajakarta, Surabaya and Bandung and international stages in Germany, Japan, Italy, Netherlands, Belgium, Ecuador, Colombia, Mexico, Australia and Brazil (Rio Jenairo).
Gil Kerer (Israel)
An independent dancer and choreographer based in Tel Aviv. Born in 1987, Gil has been dancing since the age of 14, professional work including dancing in the Kibbutz Contemporary Dance Company, Vertigo Dance Company, and with numerous Israeli independent choreographers, such as Niv Sheinfeld and Oren Laor, Dana Ruttenberg Dance Group and Rachel Erdos, among many others.As an emerging choreographer, Gil has created the solo piece 'dive' together with Anat Cederbaum, which won the first prize in the choreography competition in the Machol Shalem Festival 2011 in Jerusalem. In 2012 created the piece 'Silent Parts', for 4 dancers, as an invitation from Machol Shalem Festival 2012. June 2014 saw the premiere of ‘Between Us’ - a duet for dancer Ayala Frenkel and himself, which performed as part of Dance Arena Festival in Jerusalem, and won artistic acclaim both from the press and from the artistic directors.
Ezekiel Oliviera (Portugal)
Ezekiel Oliveira is originally from Portugal; he graduated from LCDS in 2007 and has worked with
Esme Boyce (USA)
Esmé Boyce a choreographer, director and dancer based in Brookyln, NY has earned a BFA in Dance from The Juilliard School under Lawrence Rhodes. She focuses primarily on creating inter‑disciplinary pieces with a core team of artists. Esmé was a choreographer with Satellite Collective from 2012-2015 and has had the pleasure of working with Douglas Dunn, Janis Brenner & Dancers, Catherine Tharin, Yara Travieso, Jin Ju Song-Begin, Charlotte Bydwell, Dana Katz, Carlye Eckert, Katherine Partington, Marta Renzi and Cori Kresge, Upstate Production Services and Stephen Petronio company as a dancer.
Simone Weirod (Denmark)
Simone Wierød is a Danish choreographer and dancer based in Berlin. she works as a freelancer artist and her work has so far been shown in Denmark, Germany, Italy, Holland, England, India and on the Fiji islands, with plans for more international touring to come.
Martina Feiertag (Germany)
Martina Feiertag received her dance instruction at Helene Krippner Akademie/Regensburg, Ballettförderzentrum/Nürnberg and Ballett-Tanz-Akademie Bonivento-Dazzi/Regensburg. She currently works as a freelance dancer and as a choreographer in the contemporary dance scene. She regularly takes part in various festivals and presented her solo “ANAMNESE” in both Germany and Italy.
Born in Trenggalek -East Java , Dian trained in classical Javanese dance and East Javanese folk dance from a young age and specialises in martial art and traditional horse dance . Dian interweaves his deep knowledge and training in Javanese performance traditions with contemporary dance techniques and international practices. Since 2011 he has performance at several National festival in Indonesia with Indonesia choreographer Rianto ,sekar Alit , Mohammad Hariyanto also He as member of sawung dance company in Surabaya.