Tony Yap (AUSTRALIA/MALAYSIA)

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TONY YAP born in Malaysia. Yap is an accomplished dancer, director, choreographer and visual artist. He has made a commitment to the exploration and creation of an individual dance theatre language that is informed by psycho-physical research, Asian shamanistic trance dance, Butoh, Voice and Visual design. He was one of the principle performers with IRAA Theatre and has worked extensively in Australia and overseas including Agamenon Festival Colline Torinese, Italy, and The Trojan Woman, Vienna International Art Festival. As the founding Artistic director of Tony Yap Company in 1993 (previously Mixed company). He danced and choreographed in an international collaborative work in The Silence of the Forest with Company Lian in Paris, The Night Gardener in Marseille for the Mai-diteranee Festival, France and The Light in the Shadow, Malaysian Dance Festival. Tony has collaborated extensively internationally in multi-disciplinary and cross-cultural projects. He has received numerous nominations and awards including his solo work The Decay of the Angel which won him a Green Room Award for Best Male Dancer.

 

Website: http://tonyyapcompany.com/


TONY YAP lahir di Malaysia. Yap adalah seorang penari, sutradara, koreografer, dan seniman visual yang ulung. Dia telah membuat komitmen untuk eksplorasi dan penciptaan bahasa teater tari individu yang diinformasikan oleh penelitian psiko-fisik, tarian trance shamanistik Asia, Butoh, desain Voice dan Visual. Dia adalah salah satu pelaku utama dengan Teater IRAA dan telah bekerja secara ekstensif di Australia dan luar negeri termasuk Agamenon Festival Colline Torinese, Italia, dan Wanita Troya, Vienna International Art Festival. Sebagai direktur Artistik pendiri Tony Yap Company pada tahun 1993 (perusahaan Mixed sebelumnya). Dia menari dan koreografer dalam karya kolaborasi internasional dalam The Silence of Forest dengan Perusahaan Lian di Paris, The Night Gardener di Marseille untuk Festival Mai-diteranee, Prancis dan The Light in the Shadow, Festival Tari Malaysia. Tony telah bekerja sama secara internasional dalam berbagai proyek multidisiplin dan lintas budaya. Dia telah menerima banyak nominasi dan penghargaan termasuk karya solonya The Decay of the Angel yang memenangkannya Green Room Award untuk Penari Pria Terbaik.