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'I-sensation' Series: I Infinite by Tom Dale Company (UK)

Venue Date & Time Price
Black Box Theatre, Kwai Tsing Theatre
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16.01.2014(Thu)-19.01.2014(Sun)
18.01.2014(Sat)-19.01.2014(Sun)
20:00
15:00
$220

 

 

No audience seating is available; Comfortable clothing is recommended; Audience are requested to keep their belongings (e.g. coats and bags) in the cloakroom, take off their shoes and wear a gown provided by the staff before entering the performing area.

 

With post-performance talk after each performance (Conducted in English)

 

 

Featured in the 2011 Edinburgh Festival as part of the British Council Edinburgh Showcase.

 

‘lmmerse yourself in I lnfinite – a fascinating integration of live dance and digital technology and the everyday melts away into a bravura haze of cosmic imponderables.’

~ The Herald, Scotland

 

 ‘I Infinite is an exquisite gem of a dance piece, combining elements of dance, theatre and installation.  A totally immersive experience that you step into and leave yourself behind.’

~ FringeReview, UK

 

 

About the programe

 

I Infinite is a new solo designed for galleries and white box spaces.  Part abstract dance, part video installation, it explores the boundaries between the artificial and the real, the digital and the organic.  Free to roam around the immersive digitally animated environment as they please, audiences remain in close proximity to the dancer and able to see refined movements – veering between robotic isolation and liquid fluidity – that are often missed in more traditional theatre spaces.  In one section audiences become participants, their bodies interacting with the projected image through a haze of fog.

 

I Infinite takes inspiration from the continuous evolution of the digital world and how its constant efforts to re-create nature, however fascinating may be fundamentally flawed if it is to achieve its ultimate ambitions.  The work is a mesmerizing meditation on the digital world’s quest to re-create life.

 

 

Programme Length

 

Running time of each performance is about 45 minutes without intermission

 

 

I-sensation Series: I Infinite by Tom Dale Company (UK)

Production Team

 

Tom Dale Company (UK)

Formed in 2001, Tom Dale Company (TDC) has established itself as belonging to the new wave of artists testing the boundaries of contemporary dance practice.  TDC creates collaborative performances, with a particular focus on the synergy between electronic music, the digital arts and dance.  Its work has a strong philosophical approach, reflected within the abstract worlds it creates to explore global issues pertinent to contemporary society.  Innovative worlds of performance are created as the company craft work that is woven into the fabric of our times.

 

 

Artistic Director/ Choreographer

Performer

Digital Media Artist

Creative Producer

Production Manager

Tom Dale

Maria Olga Palliani

Barret Hodgson

Claire Summerfield

Noel Murphy

 

Ticketing

 

Tickets available from 5 December onwards at all URBTIX outlets, on Internet and by Credit Card Telephone Booking

 

Discount Scheme

Half-price tickets available for senior citizens aged 60 or above, people with disabilities and the minder, full-time students and Comprehensive Social Security Assistance (CSSA) recipients (Limited tickets for CSSA recipients available on a first-come-first-served basis).

 

Group Booking Discount

10% off for each purchase of 4-9 standard tickets

15% off for each purchase of 10-19 standard tickets

20% off for each purchase of 20 or more standard tickets

 

Patrons can enjoy only one of the above discount schemes for each purchase.  Please inform the box office staff at the time of purchase.

 

Enquiries

 

Internet Booking www.urbtix.hk

Credit Card Telephone Booking  2111 5999

Ticketing Enquiries  2734 9009

Programme Enquiries 2268 7323

 

Audience are strongly advised to arrive punctually.  No latecomers will be admitted until a suitable break in the programme.

The contents of this programme do not represent the views of the Leisure and Cultural Services Department.

The presenter reserves the right to substitute artists and change the programme should unavoidable circumstances make it necessary.

 

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