The Next Generation: In the Studio with Studio Wayne McGregor and Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts

Photo credit: Bernie Ng

The Next Generation returns to the da:ns festival with two notable festival artists working closely with students from Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts (NAFA) and LASALLE College of the Art in a one-week creative residency respectively. With a strong focus on the process, the students get a chance to learn movement phrases from each artist and co-create with them as they get introduced to different creative practices, philosophies and movement styles. 


As part of the creative residency, NAFA students will be engaged in high-energy technique classes as well as be exposed to creative practices by Eileih Muir from Studio Wayne McGregor, founded by award-winning British choreographer, Wayne McGregor. Students will create new materials with the assistance of McGregor’s unique creative methods, tasks and exercises.

This session will be a casual and informal sharing of the creative residency. Audiences will get to hear about the interactions and exchanges between the festival artists and students in between presentations of the works-in-progress.

Join in the conversation between the artists, students, educators and other audience members to learn more about the process of the residency!

Duration: Approximately 40 minutes, no intermission

Admission by Invitation

Pre-registration is required: https://www.esplanade.com/whats-on/festivals-and-series/festivals/2022/dans-festival/events/in-the-studio-with-studio-wayne-mcgregor-and-nanyang-academy-of-fine-arts

Seats are available on a first-come, first-served basis.

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