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PERFORMANCE. EXHIBITION. TALK (P.E.T)

Wow! Merlion (2015)  - Unveiling
"Unveiling of Wow! Merlion" Guest of Honour: Ms Grace Fu Minister for Culture, Community and Youth 18 Dec 2015 at the Victoria Theatre (Singapore) WOW! Merlion questions the sensitivity and sensibility of a Singaporean, finding one’s own voice within the perplexities, anxieties, hopes, and dreams of our land. WOW! Merlion paints the abstract, and sometimes absurd narrative in relation to the surrounding culture and lifestyle of Singaporeans through a harmonious integration of dance, art, and music. In conjunction with SG50, WOW! Merlion showcases a series of Asian icons & nuances through the eyes of ODT’s Artistic Director Dr Danny Tan, and performed by ODT Main Company and ODT Music Ensemble. This full- length work underlines a unique collaboration with veteran Singaporean visual artist Mr Chieu Shuey Fook. ODYSSEY DANCE THEATRE LTD (SINGAPORE) www.odysseydancetheatre.com Founded in 1999, Odyssey Dance Theatre Ltd (ODT), one of Asia Pacific’s foremost full-time professional contemporary dance companies, 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 company has made more than 38 international tours to 28 cities in 17 countries across the Asia Pacific, Europe and USA. In addition to its pursuit of excellence in contemporary dance, ODT’s illustrious records have demonstrated their passion and determination in engaging global audiences through distinctive initiatives by its 3 divisions – ODT International, Arts4youths and ODT Cares, supported by its performing arm - ODT Main and Young Companies with a team of Associate Artistes. ________________________________________­­____ Odyssey Dance Theatre Ltd (Singapore) is a recipient of the National Arts Council’s Major Grant for the period 1 April 2015 to 31 March 2018.
Wow! Merlion (2015)
EXCLUSIVE PREMIERE OF AN ODT CLASSIC: WOW! MERLION 18 Dec 2015 at the Victoria Theatre (Singapore) WOW! Merlion questions the sensitivity and sensibility of a Singaporean, finding one’s own voice within the perplexities, anxieties, hopes, and dreams of our land. WOW! Merlion paints the abstract, and sometimes absurd narrative in relation to the surrounding culture and lifestyle of Singaporeans through a harmonious integration of dance, art, and music. In conjunction with SG50, WOW! Merlion showcases a series of Asian icons & nuances through the eyes of ODT’s Artistic Director Dr Danny Tan, and performed by ODT Main Company and ODT Music Ensemble. This full- length work underlines a unique collaboration with veteran Singaporean visual artist Mr Chieu Shuey Fook. ODYSSEY DANCE THEATRE LTD (SINGAPORE) www.odysseydancetheatre.com Founded in 1999, Odyssey Dance Theatre Ltd (ODT), one of Asia Pacific’s foremost full-time professional contemporary dance companies, 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 company has made more than 38 international tours to 28 cities in 17 countries across the Asia Pacific, Europe and USA. In addition to its pursuit of excellence in contemporary dance, ODT’s illustrious records have demonstrated their passion and determination in engaging global audiences through distinctive initiatives by its 3 divisions – ODT International, Arts4youths and ODT Cares, supported by its performing arm - ODT Main and Young Companies with a team of Associate Artistes. ________________________________________­____ Odyssey Dance Theatre Ltd (Singapore) is a recipient of the National Arts Council’s Major Grant for the period 1 April 2015 to 31 March 2018.
Wow! Merlion (2015) - Talk
Wow! Merlion "Talk" 18 Dec 2015 at the Victoria Theatre (Singapore) WOW! Merlion questions the sensitivity and sensibility of a Singaporean, finding one’s own voice within the perplexities, anxieties, hopes, and dreams of our land. WOW! Merlion paints the abstract, and sometimes absurd narrative in relation to the surrounding culture and lifestyle of Singaporeans through a harmonious integration of dance, art, and music. In conjunction with SG50, WOW! Merlion showcases a series of Asian icons & nuances through the eyes of ODT’s Artistic Director Dr Danny Tan, and performed by ODT Main Company and ODT Music Ensemble. This full- length work underlines a unique collaboration with veteran Singaporean visual artist Mr Chieu Shuey Fook. ODYSSEY DANCE THEATRE LTD (SINGAPORE) www.odysseydancetheatre.com Founded in 1999, Odyssey Dance Theatre Ltd (ODT), one of Asia Pacific’s foremost full-time professional contemporary dance companies, 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 company has made more than 38 international tours to 28 cities in 17 countries across the Asia Pacific, Europe and USA. In addition to its pursuit of excellence in contemporary dance, ODT’s illustrious records have demonstrated their passion and determination in engaging global audiences through distinctive initiatives by its 3 divisions – ODT International, Arts4youths and ODT Cares, supported by its performing arm - ODT Main and Young Companies with a team of Associate Artistes. ________________________________________­­____ Odyssey Dance Theatre Ltd (Singapore) is a recipient of the National Arts Council’s Major Grant for the period 1 April 2015 to 31 March 2018.
"Lost or Found?" - An ODT Classic, as part of Performance. Exhibition. Talk (P. E. T) Series
"Lost or Found?" - An ODT Classic, as part of Performance. Exhibition. Talk (P. E. T) Series SYNOPSIS: “Lost or Found?” depicts an exquisite & poetic journey with the mesmerised views of natural phenomenon to present a temporary sanctuary from the urban city, in the wake of change. “Lost or Found?” portrays Dr Danny’s response to the dichotomy in coping with ‘lost or found’ in one’s direction in life. The fear to the unknown creates the dilemma of urban sensation, bringing the audience into a mystic world of self-discovery, growth, love, loss and challenges. An exquisite enchantment that will freeze our time, allowing one to contemplate, remorse and to feel alive. Choreographed during residencies in Seattle (USA), Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam) and Singapore, this is a world premiere that you should not miss. ABOUT: PERFORMANCE • EXHIBITION • TALK (P.E.T.) SERIES PERFORMANCE • EXHIBITION • TALK (P.E.T.) was launched in 2015 with “Wow Merlion” to celebrate Singapore’s 50th birthday. It aimed to showcase a series of eminent events, bringing prominent artists in dance, visual and music to collaborate, bond and share. Through harnessing the multi-sensory approach towards performing arts and visual art, artists were encouraged to present their art through a more complex and comprehensive manner. ODT DANCE ODT Dance, a division of Odyssey Dance Theatre Ltd, comprises of Odyssey Dance Theatre (ODT Main Company), ODT Young Company, ODT Youth Company and ODT Associate Artistes (ODT Music Ensemble, ODT Dance Collectives, ODT Production & Creatives). It strongly advocates original dance works and represents Singapore in tours across Asia Pacific, Europe & USA. With its trademark - 'Innovation, Creativity and Precision', ODT Dance continues to astound global audiences with its vision and ambition, empowering Asia's promising young professional artistes, and celebrating the region's finest dance talents. ODYSSEY DANCE THEATRE (ODT MAIN COMPANY) [SINGAPORE] 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.

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