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For his piece Look Up (above), Hong Kong choreographer Ricky Hu (right) is using a narrative style and adding speech for the first time, in a theme inspired by smartphone addiction
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For his piece Look Up, Hong Kong choreographer Ricky Hu (above) is using a arrative style and adding speech for the first time, in a theme inspired by smartphone addiction
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Taiwanese choreographer Chen Wu-Kang says he and the students (above) spend a lot of time ''dancing and playing'' while rehearsing for Elephant in the Room
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Taiwanese choreographer Chen Wu-Kang (above) says he and the students spend a lot of time ''dancing and playing'' while rehearsing for Elephant in the Room
DANCE

Global, local themes explored in NUS fest

Given the limited number of dance companies in Singapore, and thus choreographers, companies now invite overseas choreographers on a regular basis to work with dancers here - in the hope that the exchange would encourage the growth of the form.
Mar 13, 2015 5:50 AM

CONTEMPORARY dance is about ideas, and the two ideas to be explored by the performances at the NUS Arts Festival will be a global phenomenon as well as a more Singapore-specific situation.

Ricky Hu from Hong Kong Ballet looks at smartphone addiction with his piece Look Up, while Taiwanese