12th KL Butoh Fest 2019: Old Lear

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In conjunction with the 舞踏祭,
and are back with another multidisciplinary collaboration. Titled , it is one of two main highlight performances in the festival, which also includes a photography exhibition and Butoh workshop.

This time, the ensemble intimately explores and reimagines characters and themes from Shakespeare’s , and will also be collaborating with returning Japanese Butoh artist, Dai Matsuoka.

Through the words and perspectives of characters in , the production examines the struggles of human desire, and the role of human beings in relation to the universe. Through the spirit of ‘play’ and Butoh, it seeks new distilled and heightened expressions of the complexities experienced in the original play.

DIRECTOR/ CO-CHOREOGRAPHER
Lee Swee Keong

CO-CHOREOGRAPHER
Dai Matsuoka

DRAMATURG
Lim Kien Lee

PERFORMERS
Dai Matsuoka, Lim Soon Heng, Teoh Jun Vinh, Sandee Chew, Zul Zamir and Lee Swee Keong

TICKET:
RM68

TO PURCHASE:
Online: oldlearklbutohfest2019.peatix.com
Enquiries: +6012-300-8255

SUPPORTED BY
Publika
Japan Foundation Asia Center

The 12th KL Butoh Fest 2019 by Nyoba Kan also includes:

MASQUE OF REVELATION
a meditative performance
https://www.facebook.com/events/456600758292127/
2 November 2019
8:30pm
REXKL

ART OF BUTOH
a photography exhibition
1-14 November 2019
REXKL

DAI MATSUOKA’S BUTOH WORKSHOP
24 November 2019
10am-1pm
Black Box, MAP, Publika

ABOUT KL Butoh Fest
Held annually since 2008, the festival aims to introduce the art of Butoh and encourage arts exchange among artistes.

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Event Dates

From 22nd November 2019 to 23rd November 2019

Performance Date & Time

22 nd November (Fri) 8:30 pm
23 rd November (Sat) 8:30 pm

Venue

White Box & Black Box, mapkl, Publika

WEBSITE

https://www.facebook.com/events/2467384140048417

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