Do Hai Anh – Winner of SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE VIETNAM presents her new dance performance in Danzinc – International Dancers’ & Choreographers’ Residency Festival – Singapore
From 8th to 19th of August, Đô Hải Anh’s dance company Unicorn Art Co., Ltd is proud to present ‘Yên Lam’ dance performance which is a combination of contemporary dance & Vietnamese traditional dance – an exclusive, first of its kind that will be featured in “International Choreographers’ Platform” in Singapore, organized by Odyssey Dance Theatre ldt.
This is also the first step of the collaboration between Unicorn Art Ltd – Vietnam and Odyssey Dance Theatre ldt – Singapore. The purpose of this collaboration is simply enhanced artistic exchange between the 2 companies through Contemporary Dance.
Combining 3 different performances:
- 16 August 2018, Đỗ Hải Anh will be performing with Odyssey Dance Theatre in a major work to be premiered at Victoria Theatre.
- 17 August 2018 Hà Lộc & Như Ý (Unicorn’s young artists) will be performing with ODT Young Company at ODT Studio Theatre.
- 18 August 2018 Đỗ Hải Anh’s “Yên Lam” piece will be presented at “International Choreographers’ Platform” at Victoria Theatre.
The show offers guests an opportunity for involvement, exposure and action in the community and culture through the art of dance.
Some of the most exclusive parts of “Yên Lam” will be performed in Ho Chi Minh City during the month of October.
About ODYSSEY DANCE THEATRE LTD
Founded in 1999 by Dr Danny Tan, Odyssey Dance Theatre Ltd (ODT Ltd) is an IPC charity that evolved from a dance company to an illustrious dance institution. As one of Asia Pacific’s foremost full-time professional dance organisations, ODT Ltd is a strong advocate of local original dance works and has represented Singapore as cultural ambassador in numerous festivals, conferences, arts markets and cultural exchanges. Over the years, the organisation has extended its cultural diplomacy with more than 40 international tours to 30 cities in 20 countries across the Asia Pacific, Europe and USA.
ODT Ltd has 6 divisions – ODT International, ODT Arts Education, ODT Cares, ODT Arts Hub and ODT Gives, supported by its performing arm ODT Dance. This division comprises of ODT Main, Young and Youth Companies with a team of Associate Artistes in ODT Music Ensemble, ODT Dance Collective and ODT Production & Creatives.
About ODT INTERNATIONAL
ODT International aspires to lead in arts management, providing high standards to associates and clients. ODT International has presented some of the region’s emerging and most prolific companies, choreographers and artists. ODT international delivers an array of capabilities including the management & touring of artistes, dance companies; development and operation of dance festivals; consulting, advisory and event management work for artistes, arts institutions and corporations, and production of dance & arts projects.
DANZINC – INTERNATIONAL DANCERS’ & CHOREOGRAPHERS’ RESIDENCY FESTIVAL
The biennial DanzINC – International Dancers & Choreographers’ Residency Festival returns for the 8th edition with distinctive and comprehensive programming across 6 months, focusing on collaboration, relationship-building and audience engagement with a strong message “Dancing Souls in Resonance IV”. Aligning with ODT International’s values of Open, Drive and Transcend, 6 major platforms with 6 productions will present diverse works by several reputable international dance companies and artists at small to major theatres from several countries.
ODYSSEY DANCE THEATRE (ODT MAIN COMPANY)
Odyssey Dance Theatre is made up of highly skilled Singaporean & international dance artistes. The professionalism and proficiency of these dance artistes have elicited international acclaims from ministries and ambassadorial guests through mainhouse seasons, local & global invitations, international touring and cultural exchanges. The versatility and matured artistry of ODT artistes have seen them translated performing works to excellent creative output, coupled with strong artistic direction from Singapore and invited eminent choreographers.
Odyssey Dance Theatre regularly receives commissions from Singapore ministries and government agencies, corporations, as well as local and international festivals, whilst serving as Singaporean cultural ambassador on various established international platforms in Asia Pacific, Europe and USA.
DR DANNY TAN
Festival Director, 8th Danzinc – International Dancers’ & Choreographers’ Residency Festival
A renowned and prolific Singaporean dance ambassador, Danny has forged strong alliances with international organizations and artists for 2 decades, championing a unique Singaporean voice on the world dance map. Danny is highly commended by local and international press and media, government officials and dignitaries. As the Founder and Artistic Director of Odyssey Dance Theatre Ltd since 1999, Danny has directed and produced more than 100 mainhouse seasons. His signature works include 19 full-length works and more than 80 repertoire that are performed to global audiences of more than 30 cities in 20 countries. Danny is also the Festival Director of 2 notable Singapore International Dance Festivals – Xposition ‘O’ Contemporary Dance Fiesta and DanzINC –International Dancers and Choreographers’ Residency Festival, which he founded in 2001 and 2004 respectively. Danny was conferred the Doctor in Creative Industries at the Queensland University of Technology, Australia in 2010.