"MAU: J-ASEAN Dance Collaboration": Performers and Staff

Performers

Ni Ketut Widiastini LKB Saraswati
Anak Agung Ayu LKB Saraswati
Ni Luh Ayu Maharani LKB Saraswati
Sarah Putrianti Hakindon LKB Saraswati
Shanti Wiandra Putri LKB Saraswati
Rhosam Prudenciado Jr. Airdance
Mia Cabalfin Airdance
Jed Jumilla Amihan Airdance
Chantal Primero Airdance
Nuur Faliza Binti Saad ASWARA Dance Company
Rabiatul Adawiah Binti Abdul Wahid ASWARA Dance Company
Mohd Ridhuan Bin Hj Abd. Zateh Musician
Mohd Shafic Aminuddin Bin Hussin Musician
Muhammad Radzi Abdul Wahid Musician
Mohd Fared Bin Ramli
*only took part in a rehearsal in Tokyo
Musician
Lin Shaoling Siong Leng Musical Association
Hong Ruwang Siong Leng Musical Association
Susan Koh Siong Leng Musical Association
Miko Huang Siong Leng Musical Association
Fujima Aya SokeFujima-Ryu
Fujima Kanhiromai SokeFujima-Ryu
Fujima Kotobuki SokeFujima-Ryu
Sawamura Kuniya Kabuki Actor
Umeya Tomoe Japanese Percussionist
Umeya Ukon Japanese Percussionist

Indonesia

Photo of LKB Saraswati
(from the left) Sarah Putrianti Hakindon / Anak Agung Ayu / Ni Luh Ayu Maharani / Ni Ketut Widiastini / Shanti Wiandra Putri

LKB Saraswati (Lembaga Kesenian Bali Saraswati, Saraswati Bali Arts Institute) was established in 1968, Jakarta.

LKB Saraswati has several branches for teaching Balinese traditional dance and Balinese percussion music, gamelan.

Since its establishment, they have performed over 1,500 stages at home and abroad including  Japan, China, Australia, North America and Germany.

Besides they have collaborated with jazz and contemporary musicians.

In addition to the traditional music, they are actively making collaboration with music, such as jazz and contemporary.

Philippines

Photo of Airdance
(from the left) Mia Cabalfin / Rhosam Prudenciado Jr. / Chantal Primero / Jed Jumilla Amihan

Founded in 2001, one of the Philippines' pioneering Contemporary Dance companies.

The company is a product of the coming together of dance artists with varied backgrounds from classical and modern ballet, to jazz and ballroom, to hip-hop, martial arts etc.

Airdance continues to perform locally and internationally in festivals, collaborations and other events. The company has represented the Philippines at the World Expo in Japan and at the Asia Arts Festival in China. Dancers with a great deal of traditional dance are selected for the "MAU: J-ASEAN Dance Collaboration".

Malaysia

Photo of ASWARA Dance Company
(from the left) Mohd Fared Bin Ramli (*only rehearsal in Tokyo) / Rabiatul Adawiah Binti Abdul Wahid / Mohd Shafic Aminuddin Bin Hussin / Nur Faliza Binti Saad / Mohd Ridhuan Bin Hj Abd. Zateh

Aswara Dance Company (ADC) is a professional dance company established in 2011, specializing in traditional and contemporary Malaysian dance performance and choreography. ADC comprises graduates of the Faculty of Dance ASWARA who are trained in the unique multicultural syllabus striving for excellence in multiple genres of dance that reflect the multiple identities of Malaysia.

*ASWARA(Akademi Seni Budaya & Warisan Kebangsaan) =National Art Culture and Heritage Academy is the only higher learning institution in performing area which is fully supported by Malaysian Government under the Ministry of Unity, Cultural, Art and Heritage Malaysia.

Musicians who take part in this project are graduates of the Faculty of Music ASWARA.

Singapore

Photo of Siong Leng Musical Association
(from the left) Hong Ruwang / Ling Shaoling /Miko Huang / Susan Koh

Siong Leng Musical Association was established in 1941 in Singapore to preserve, develop, and promote Nan Yin (which literally means “The Music of the South”) which is the traditional music listed by UNESCO as Intangible Cultural Heritage as well as Li Yuan Opera, the traditional play

In 1983 Siong Leng participated in the Llangollen Musical Eisteddfod in Wales and won the Third Prize in Folk Song Solo and the Fourth Prize in Ensemble Performance. In 1987, former chairman Teng Mah Seng received the Cultural Medallion, Singapore’s highest honor for artists, for his work in the field of music.

Japan

Photo of Soke Fujima Ryu's perfomers
(from the left) Fujima Aya / Fujima Kanhiromai / Fujima Kotobuki

Traditional school of Nihon Buyou (traditional Japanese dance) with 300 years of time-honored history, founded in 1704 by Fujima Kanbei I. The Fujima School is a one of the five largest schools.

Sawamura Kuniya

(Kabuki Actor, Name of the school: Kinokuniya)

Before he became Kabuki Actor, he used to perform in the production of Children's Theater. He made a debut at Kabuki-za, the principal theater in Tokyo for the traditional kabuki in1988. He became a disciple of the Kabuki actor Sawamura Tojuro in 1995. Given a stage name "Sawamura Kuniya"in the same year. He received the Encouragement Award of Japan Actors Association (Nihon Haiyu Kyokai) 2012.

Photo of Sawamura KuniyaSawamura Kuniya

Japanese Percussionists (Hogaku Hayashikata)

Photo of Umeya Tomoe
Umeya Tomoe
Photo of Umeya Ukon
Umeya Ukon

Staff

Japan Hisashi Ito Producer
Fujima Kanjuro Director, Choreograph, Staging (Soke Fujima-Ryu)
Wasuke Assistant Director
Kumiko Arai Dressing
Yuichi Udagawa Hair and Make up
Indonesia Tinton Prianggoro Production Manager,Technical Director
Wira Satya Aryosha Stage Manager
Ricco Syaiful Arif Fadhillah Lighting Designer
Andy Nugeraha Sound Engineer
Marlina Priyanti Sudomo Makeup, dress coordinator
Singapore Goh Ching Lee Co-producer of Singapore
Annie Pek Production coordinator

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