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Re-Stage + Preview of International Tour
“One is gripped with endless fascination… Kok Man and his team have sketched our ugly, fractured, lovely Kuala Lumpur
– Zedeck Siew, Kakiseni

Won “Best Lighting Design”, nominated “Best Director” and “Best Set Design” at the 6th Annual BOH Cameronian Arts Awards. 榮 獲金馬崙藝術獎最佳燈光設計、入圍最佳導演及最佳舞台設計

Kuala Lumpur @ KLPAC
Thu 22 – Sat 24 April 2010, 8:30pm
Sun 25 April 2010, 3pm
Pentas 2, Kuala Lumpur Performing Arts Centre (klpac)
RM38 (Adult) / RM28 (students/seniors/disabled)

15% discount for HSBC credit card holder and HSBC staff. 

Box Office call or walk in: klpac box office @ Sentul Park - 03 40479000 & The Actor Studio @ Lot 10 - 03 21422009 / 21432009
walk in only: Axcess HQ (Jalan Semangat), 1-Utama & Alamanda Putrajaya |online purchase: buy online here
Enquiries:(03)4047 9000/012-266 1579 / pentasproject@gmail.com

http://pentasproject.blogspot.com  |   http://www.pentasproject.com

Fri 7 & Sat 8 May 2010, 8:00pm
Esplanade Theatre Studio
The Studios : Belonging(s)


"One morning, he awakes and finds himself transformed into an orchid mantis. He stops at an orchid and pretends to be the orchid. There he remains unseen and undiscriminated. Resting, he is safe, out of human sight." 

Using the metaphor of a camouflage insect, this performance draws us into the anonymous lives and private souls of our city. Your neighbour sings her prayers to her deity. When you hear her, do you pray along? Inside a box, a man dances by himself. When he dances with a girl, are they less alone? Their gates keep them safe inside, safe within these beautiful dreams and disguises.

Directed by the adventurous and highly original Loh Kok Man (Best Director Award, BOH Cameronian Arts Awards), this intensely satisfying collaboration now features a star-studded cast and crew of award-winning Malaysian artists: performers Amelia Tan, Ming Low and Shanthini Venugopal, space designer Caecar Chong, composer Ng Chor Guan, video artist Au Sow Yee and writer Tan Yan Tee. They bring with them piercing personal insights into our urban souls, resulting in a complex, poetic and moving work of art about our times and our habitats.

城失空想依循城市的主題脈絡, 將劇場變成了一個充滿視覺和聽覺驚喜的 魔幻空間,掀開一頁又一頁屬於城市的備忘錄,在逐步消失的過程中,回頭凝視我城。

年,劇場、舞蹈、裝 置、音樂、影像、文字創作 者,對城市的初表態,催生了《城失空想.一個殘缺不全支離破碎失憶症患者的十個備忘錄》。

年,紀念我們摯愛的創作夥伴張忠勇,我 們 再度反芻城市生活的種種姿態,寫下屬於我們和城市相濡以沫的十個備忘錄。

羅國文、張忠勇、Shanthini Venugopal、陳燕棣、區琇詒、 劉銘、黃楚原、陳淑真跨領域集體創作。Supported by:HSBC, klpac & Colorganda!

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