Japan Society’s 16th Contemporary Dance Showcase: Japan + East Asia, one of their many great performance programs this season, brings from astonishingly agile artists from Japan and Taiwan for two nights of performances Friday, January 9 and Saturday, January 10.
Nobuyuki Hanabusa’s group enra performs Newton, an out-of-this-world amalgamation of motion graphics and choreography.
Mikiko Kawamura’s street style solo Alphard is set to a bold soundscape with J-pop and classical music
In Kaori Seki’s quartet Marmont, bodies morph into nebulous creature-like positions.
I-Fen Tung’s (董怡芬) fresh duo How to Say grapples with communication through words and dance.
In Shang-Chi Sun’s (孫尚綺 / 孙尚绮) Traverse, graceful martial arts-like movements oscillate between combat speed and tranquility.
Here’s the preview trailer: