Grants Awarded2001 | Dance | United States
to complete a program of study in dance leading to the M.F.A. degree at the University of California, Los Angeles2000 | Dance | United States
to continue a program of study leading to the M.F.A. degree in the Department of World Arts and Cultures at the University of California, Los Angeles1999 | Dance | United States
to continue a program of study leading to the M.F.A. degree in the department of world arts and cultures at University of California, Los Angeles1998 | Dance | United States
to begin a program of study in dance leading to the M.F.A. degree at the University of California, Los Angeles
Following Cry Jailolo, which was well-received at TPAM 2015, BALABALA re-interprets the traditional dance of Jailolo, a remote island in East Indonesia, with contemporary sensitivity. A vigorous performance by five young female dancers from the region that transcends the cultural and gender hierarchies in Indonesia.
Eko Supriyanto received ACC Fellowships beginning in 1998 for graduate studies in dance at UCLA.
Grantee: Eko Supriyanto
Asia TOPA: Asia-Pacific Triennial of Performing Arts is an artistic celebration of Australia's relationship with contemporary Asia. Vital, fresh and always unpredictable, Asia TOPA offers a city-wide window onto the creative imaginations fuelling the many cultures of the region.
The Asia Triennial of Performing Arts features numerous dance works from all over the region. China’s avant-garde Tao Dance Theatre performs two pieces from Tao Ye’s Straight Line Trilogy; in Eko Supriyanto’s Balabala, women combine dance with martial arts while his Cry Jailolo is a paean to endangered nature; Javanese music duo Senyawa together with Dancenorth and Lucy Guerin Inc present Attractor, a “trance-noise odyssey”; and in Dancing with Death, Thai choreographer Pichet Klunchun creates a space between life and afterlife inspired by the Phi Ta Khon ghost festival; and and the world premier of Wang Chong's "Little Emperors." Jen Shyu will have a solo recital on February 18.