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Boot-leg Butter-fly

15-17.05.2009 Shouson Theatre (Hong Kong)

23-25.05.2009 Guang Zhou Modern Dance Theatre (China)

9-11.10.2009 Taipei Kuandu Arts Festival (Taiwan)

Inspired by the renowned Chinese tale Butterfly Lovers, the new collaboration of renowned Hong Kong novelist Chan Wai and the two female dancers/choreographers Yeung Wai-mei and Abby Chan. Boot-leg Butter-fly explores the intimate relationship between females as well as their living situation, constraints and competition modern women are facing with,
through well structured text, body movement and music. The three female artists are no feminist but are all fascinated by the surprises and creativity of women in todays modern cities, not to mention the struggle between in-born traditions and heritage. The inspiring piece will incorporate new forms of stage performance through the dancers/choreographers
edge on presentation and interpretation of the traditional oriental tale. The involvement of renowned artistic director Man Lim-chung in the movie industry will surely bring in artistic and creative surprises to the Chinese as well as international audiences.



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