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M1 CONTACT Contemporary Dance Festival 2019
Binary - International Artists Showcase
Synopsis

This 10th anniversary edition of Binary - International Artists Showcase presents two unforgettable past Festival artists hailed for their commanding stage presence and artistry.

For those who missed its highly-acclaimed 2013 staging at the Festival, here’s your chance to catch Stigma, a dark, enigmatic solo performance by Danish dance artist Kitt Johnson. Hailed as one of the New York Times’ Top 10 Dance Performances of 2003, this extraordinary work has lost none of its visceral power and hypnotic intensity 20 years after its astonishing debut.

Last seen at the Festival in 2014, Japanese dance artist Shintaro Oue presents 談ス (Dan-su), marking the Singapore premiere of this adventurous full-length work. Stripping away all dance rules, the work lets go of perfection to courageously explore states of uncertainty. Both a dance and a “talk”, the choreography develops from the myriad expressions of the body, as its three performers shape-shift in every scene.

A reflection on the life of creating and performing, Binary - International Artists Showcase celebrates the evolution and beauty of these artistic journeys.

Please note that part of the performance of Stigma contains top-half female frontal nudity.

Start Sales Date

Early Bird Sales:
Internet:
14 Mar 2019, 11.30am - 16 Apr 2019, 12am

Other Channels:
14 Mar 2019, 11.30am - 15 Apr 2019, 8pm


Public Sales:
Internet:
16 Apr 2019, 12am

Other Channels:
16 Apr 2019, 10am

Language

English
Kitt Johnson X-act (Denmark) Shintaro Oue (Japan/Sweden)

Duration

Approximately 130 minutes
(
Approximately with 30-minute intermission; includes light bites and drinks)

Promoter Name

Rating / Age Limit

  • No admission for infant in arms and children aged below 6 years old
  • Children 6 years old and above must purchase ticket for admission
  • Admission is subject to tickets produced at the entrance

*Please note that part of the performance of Stigma contains top-half female frontal nudity.

Late Seating Advisory

  • You are strongly advised to be seated 15 minutes before the performance start time.
  • No admission will be allowed into the venue once the performance has commenced.
  • Exceptions may be made at Esplanade's discretion depending on the nature of the performance.

Photography/Video Recording Rules

  • No Photography, Video recording and Audio recording is allowed for this event.

Through All SISTIC Channels
20% Discount for Early Bird Ticket Buyers
[Valid from 14 March 2019 till 15 April 2019]

S$23 per ticket for Senior Citizens (55 years old & above) / Students (Local &
Foreign) / NSFs / Children (6 to 12 years old)
[Verification: Present valid ID / Student Pass / SAF 11B (Military IC)]
[Please note that random checks on concession tickets may be conducted at the point of entry]
[Patrons who are unable to present proof of eligibility may require to upgrade their concession tickets to full price tickets]
[Valid from 14 March 2019 onwards]

10% Discount for OCBC Credit Card Holders
[Valid from 22 April 2019 onwards]

10% Discount for Esplanade & Me White Card Holders
[Not applicable for SISTIC Mobile]
[Valid from 16 April 2019 onwards]

15% Discount for Esplanade & Me Black Card Holders
[Not applicable for SISTIC Mobile]
[Valid from 16 April 2019 onwards]

15% Discount for PAssion Card Members
[Verification: Present PAssion Card at the ticketing counter or quote the first 4 digits of your PAssion Card Number as the promotion code for purchases through website or hotline to enjoy the privilege.]
[Valid from 16 April 2019 onwards]

15% Discount for OCBC Arts Platinum Card Holders
[Valid from 22 April 2019 onwards]


20% Discount for T.H.E Friends
[
Verification: Quote valid T.H.E Friends' Code upon purchase of tickets]
[Limited each T.H.E Friends' code allows 4 tickets per show]
[Valid from 16 April 2019 onwards]

S$100.80 for Show Bundle for 4 Shows
[Purchase the following shows:
DiverCity, Co.Lab.Asians, Binary - International Artists Showcase, Mr. Sign]
[Valid with same quantity of tickets for all shows]
[Valid from 25 March 2019 till 19 June 2019]


10% Discount
for Group Bookings of 10 tickets or more
[
For group bookings of more than 12 tickets, please contact M1 CONTACT Festival team at +65 63458454 or info@the-dancecompany.com]
[Valid from 16 April 2019 onwards]

School Group Booking
For every 20 student tickets purchased for a single show, an accompanying teacher or instructor gets a free ticket.
For school bookings, please contact M1 CONTACT Festival team at +65 63458454 or info@the-dancecompany.com

This programme is eligible under the Tote Board Arts Grant subsidy.

Please see the LOE, Letter of Eligibility by following the link here.

 

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Please note that several roads around Esplanade – Theatres on the Bay will be closed every Saturday from 15 – 29 June, due to the rehearsals for National Day Parade 2019.

As traffic congestion is expected and there may be significant delays, patrons are advised to arrive with a comfortable lead time on the day and to please use public transport to access Esplanade. Please visit https://www.ndp.org.sg/traffic_advisory.html for more information.

 
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Event Date
Fri, 21 - Sat, 22 Jun 2019

Fri and Sat: 8pm

Venue
Ticket Pricing
(Excludes Booking Fee)

Standard: S$38
(Free Seating)