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Mediating Arts and Life: Matthew Bourne and <i>The Red Shoes</i>

While the coronavirus pandemic has caused so many cancellations of live performance, it has also given film a far more prominent role in connecting dance with audiences, and indeed in reaching new viewers around the world. ...

Each Spoken Word Has a Piece of Life Attached to It

Sound, language and speech are the primary sources of communication for human beings. Each and every word contains the wish to understand and be understood, shaping the invisible connection between humans in different situations....

In the Steps of Moiseyev

There’s not a place in the world that does not have its own rare and traditional arts, dance and music included. In some cultures, dancing is not just entertainment, but also part and parcel of traditional rites such as celebrations, worship and mourning....

Bridging the Divide

As the pandemic continues to define our everyday lives and force social distancing on us, emotional proximity has become more important than ever. In response, mentalist Scott Silven has been bridging distance, creating worlds within worlds that are intimate, intriguing and immersive. ...

Artistic Director Sun Kim-long on <i>Praying to the Moon</i>

Over the years, The Moon Pavilion has been adapted into various regional styles, but Tong Tik-sang’s Praying to the Moon has never been performed in full since its 1958 debut. After this more than 60-year gap, Sun Kim-long (Tin Gor) brings audiences an authentic taste of the original with this full-length production of Praying to the Moon....