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PROGRAM|

Chemistry invites award-winning choreographers around the world come to show-off in Taiwan! Their works promise to reshape our conceptions of contemporary dance.

Taiwan Dance Platform will be held at Weiwuying between November 11-13th this year. Choreographers, professionals, educators and dance lovers from around the world will gather together to talk about the developments of dance in Asia. Taiwan Dance Platform's program will include performances, open talks, and workshops etc. Please check for updates on our website.

Artist

Yuju Lin
Yuju Lin was a full-time dancer in Cloud Gate 2. In recent years she collaborated with many choreographers, and was an artist in residence in Paris, France.

Antonin Comestaz
Graduated from the Ballet School, Opéra national de Paris, he has been a full-time dancer in Opéra national de Paris, Hamburg Ballet, and Das Tanz Theater München am staats theater Am gärtnerplatz.

Idan Sharabi
Former dancer in Nederlands Dans Theater and Batsheva Dance Company, Idan Sharabi founded Idan Sharabi & Dancers in 2012. His works are frequently seen in important dance festivals globally.

Kuan-Hsiang Liu
Currently a resident choreographer of HORSE, Kuan-Hsiang Liu is the winner of The Best Choreographer in Golden Dance Award, and was nominated twice for Taishin Arts Award.

Francesca Pennini
Former dancer of Sasha Waltz & Guest, the Berlin-based renowned dance company, Pennini is the founder of the artists online networking platform CollettivO CineticO.

I-Fen Tung
Currently a core artist of M.O.V.E. Theatre and guest choreographer of Anarchy Dance Theatre, I-Fen Tung’s works were invited to various important arts festivals in different country. Her work Play Me was praised by La Provence and Vaucluse Matinas ‘amazing achievement’ and ‘stunning, hard to be categorized’.

Po-Cheng Tsai
Currently the Artistic Director of B.DANCE, Benson Tsai was guest choreographer of Gauthier Dance in Stuttgart, Germany, and Tanz Luzerner Theater, Swiss. His works are well received internationally.

Mattia Russo & Antonio De Rosa
Mattia Russo and Antonio De Rosa are currently full-time dancers of Compañía Nacional de Danza. They have collaborated with world-renowned choreographers Mats Ek, Jiri Kylian, Hands van Manen, etc. In 2011 the duo started creating original works and have since been on a winning streak on the international choreography competition awards.

Wen-Jinn Luo
Artistic Director of Scarecrow Contemporary Dance Company. Wen-Jinn Luo's work The Keyman was shown at the 2011 Festival d’Avignon Off, where Reg'Arts hailed it “Created Avignon amazing.” She received 2016 LMF Dance Fund for movement research in Belgium.

Wei-Chia Su
Co-founder of HORSE, his choreography project FreeSteps was highly praised by AVI Citylocalnews and got a 5-star review by La Provence.

Francesca Foscarini
Independent choreographer from Italy, Foscarini won the best dancer prize in PREMIO EQUILIBRIO of which Sidi Larbi was one of the adjudicators, among other prizes.

River Lin
Performance artist and curator, River Lin's works have been presented at Festival Passage Pas/sage in Paris, Month of Performance Art in Berlin, Manifesta Biennial, Taipei Biennial, Rockbund Art Museum in Shanghai, Kunstforum Bonn, etc. River Lin is invited to be the international jury for 2017 Live Art Prize in Finland.