Photos by Shaun Ho 
22 - 24 June 2018, 7PM & 8:30PM

    Venture out of the indoor spaces as the Festival takes contemporary dance to the Esplanade Outdoor Theatre, along the Marina Bay waterfront. Featuring the dance and circus wizardry of Swiss comapany Ici’bas alongside excerpts from T.H.E’s principal and second companies, this free event spread over three evenings is perfect for families, and anyone […]

4 offstage
19 & 20 July 2018, 8PM

  Featuring a brand-new festival commission and ten talented choreographers from Singapore and beyond, this year’s M1 Open Stage + DiverCity is a powerpacked event tracking the artistic pulse of contemporary dance from around the world. Spread over two evenings, come be surprised, delighted and entertained by these irrepressible dance talents.     Please note […]

"We speak to be heard;
We ask to get answers;
We communicate to connect.

This work questions the communication between man and people around him; man and himself; and man and his higher being. It also highlights the struggles a man faces to have his voiceheard in this increasingly digitised world.

Indonesian Dance Artist Jessica Christina joins Sigma in its third production in acollaboration with Sigma’s Artistic Director Hong Guofeng. This new work stems from a dialogue between both."
17 & 18 July 2018, 8PM

Young choreographers tackle some of life’s big questions in the Festival’s intimate studio showing of new talent. MODeCo, a collective by Twinkle Chua, presents a soul – searching reflection of the veils we wear in Réveil; Adam Lau’s i have nothing to do with explosions muses on the connections between people and the universe, while Lim Pei […]

4 borderline
15 - 16 June 2018 (Fri, 8PM / Sat, 3PM & 8PM)

  This must-see performance features an arresting collaboration between New Zealand company Muscle Mouth and T.H.E Dance Company. Inspired by the complexities of visual artist David Altmed, New Zealand’s Ross McCormack sculpts a multisensory vortex on stage with his theatrical and highly physical choreography; while Singapore’s Kuik Swee Boon, hailed for his mastery of form and aesthetic, […]

31 July 2018, 8PM

Savour the sheer delight of experimentation and new discoveries in AFX’s refreshed two-part performance. The first features Yokohama Dance Collection’s Kubota Mai and Seoul Dance Collection’s Younghun Lee and Jeongchan Seon, whilst the second half presents Albert Tiong’s new creation for T.H.E Second Company, as well as an informal showing of works-in-progress from the Japan […]

4 broken lines dimo
3 & 4 August 2018, 8PM

Two stunning duos headline this year’s annual showcase of outstanding international choreographers. Don’t miss husband-and-wife pair Dimo Kirilov and Tamako Akiyama’s highly-anticipated return to the festival stage, while Rudi Cole and Júlia Robert from UK’s Humanhood present a hypnotic piece transporting audiences into a dream-like world. Broken Lines by Dimo Kirilov (Bulgaria/Spain) & Tamako Akiyama (Japan/Spain) Broken Lines arises from the human tendency […]