Primates: At the Origin

The Old Court House

6 - 7 JULY
9:00PM - 10:30PM

FREE TO ATTEND

Featuring UK-born Iranian Ghaffar Pourazar, the first foreigner to play the role of Monkey King in the famous Beijing Opera; award-winning Thai choreographer Jitti Chompee; Korean-based Penang dancer/choreographer Liu Yong Sean, dancer Lim Pei Ern from Sabah, international and locally cast dancers.


PRIMATES reinterprets the identity and movements of primate mammals, which include apes, monkeys and humans. A festival main highlight, the show features UK-born Iranian Ghaffar Pourazar, the first foreigner to play the role of Monkey King in the famous Beijing Opera; award-winning Thai choreographer Jitti Chompee; Korean-based Penang dancer/choreographer Liu Yong Sean; dancer Lim Pei Ern from Sabah, international and locally cast dancers.

With segments performed to live music by the critically acclaimed Orang Orang Drum Theatre, the dances will be on and around a specially constructed bamboo and wooden structure designed by Wendy Teo, architect of Wendy Teo Atelier and curator of Borneo Art Collective.

The show is free and open for all to watch, on a first come, first served basis due to venue capacity of maximum 200 per performance (including standing room).

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