Come and watch Airdance company members Rhosam Villareal Prudenciado Jr., Mia Cabalfin, Jed Amihan and Chantal L. Primero during the Philippine leg of the MAU J-Asean Dance Collaboration on Sat Nov16 7pm and Sun Nov17 3pm at the CCP Little Theater. Also featuring performances by cultural groups from Japan, Indonesia, Malaysia, and Singapore
MAU (meaning ‘to dance’ in Japanese) celebrates the 40th Year of ASEAN-Japan Friendship and Cooperation as it showcases the rich tapestry of Asian dance tradition
MAU weaves a dance fabric with the vibrant colors of Kelantanese dance from Malaysia, stylized Mindanao dance from Philippines, Balinese traditional dance from Indonesia, Japanese kabuki dance, and the Chinese liyuan opera from Singapore. Choreographed and directed by Fujima Kanjuro VIII, the Grandmaster of the 300 year old Fujima School of Kabuki, the dance collaboration is laced with Kabuki leitmotifs to create a multi-layered dance adventure full of elegance and wit.