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ECNAD presents FireBall


28 April 每 1 May 2006

The Arts House at the Old Parliament

FireBall is a contemporary arts event celebrating the kinesthetic art of dance, featuring a host of local and international artists of various disciplines - choreographers, dancers, sculptor/painter, fashion designers and film-maker, set in Singapore's historical landmark, The Arts House at the Old Parliament.
The dance artists will premiere original new works at the resplendent rooms at The Arts House (except the Gallery).
The choreographies are woven to suit the individual rooms* unique configurations and aura, and crafted to enhance the audience*s viewing experience, given their close proximity to the performers.
As the audience moves from space to space to enjoy dance, music and exhibitions, they will simultaneously be touring a historical landmark at a leisurely pace.
Highlights include:

        Free exhibitions and outdoor performances

        Contemporary dance performances by local and international dance artists

        Dance collaboration with renowned sculptor/painter Sun Yu-Li and a free chance to view this master at work!

        Fashion-dance collaboration

        Dance and wine appreciation workshops

        Dance documentary film from UK

Calendar of events available at
Ticket Prices: S$35, S$28 (students, NSF, senior citizens)
Tickets from: The Arts House Box Office (
ECNAD is proud to present Together Higher, a dance documentary directed by Paul Zetter from the United Kingdom, featuring Vietnam*s first deaf contemporary dance troupe. The film is part ECNAD*s FireBall programme at The Arts House.
Film: Together Higher by Paul Zetter
Presented by: ECNAD Project Ltd as part of FireBall programme
Dates/Times: 30 April 每 1 May 2006, 2pm, 4pm, 8.30pm, 10pm 2 每 3 May 2006, 8.30pm (There will be a Q&A session with director Paul Zetter on 30 April and 1 May after 2pm screening)
Place: The Arts House Screening Room
Description: The film produced by Ensemble Films, follows Vietnamese dance troupe Together Higher as they perform at schools and universities in Hanoi, Hai Phong, Da Nang, Ho Chi Minh City and Da Lat. It shows how the dancers raise awareness amongst audiences of Vietnamese sign language, the deaf community in Vietnam and above all the use of non-verbal forms of communication such as touch and body language as they communicate with each other and the audience.
Ticket Price: S$8
Ticket from: The Arts House Box Office (
As part of ECNAD*s outreach and education, workshops in dance and other aesthetic lifestyle themes are organised for the general public.
Dance Workshops
Facilitated by: Tan How Choon (ECNAD Associate Artistic Director) Yusuke Toyomi & Atsushi Takita (FireBall Guest Artists)
Venue: Play Den
Dates/Times: 29 每 30 April 2006, 3 每 4.30 pm
Ticket Price: S$25, S$15 (students, NSF, senior citizens)
Tickets from: The Arts House Box Office (
Lifestyle Wine Appreciation Workshop
Speaker: John Chua
Presented by: Sevenoaks Wines and Gardenasia as part of FireBall programme
Venue: Blue Room
Dates/Times: 30 April 2006, 3:30 pm
Ticket Price: S$40
Tickets from: The Arts House Box Office (

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