Calling all experienced male dance professionals!

Yamada.FaceDZ8A5866sCo. Yamada Un is set to launch its fourth-year project in Malaysia: a dance piece featuring an all-male Malaysian cast. The programme includes locally-held auditions, before successful applicants proceed to Japan for rehearsals. They will then return to Malaysia for a series of final performances, which will also bring together the full extent of Co. Un Yamada’s ranks for a double-bill event.

“one◆piece” was first performed in Tokyo in 2004. This famous work, choreographed and directed by Un Yamada, has toured worldwide and been performed by various female dancers. However, the Malaysian version will solely comprise male dancers. This reworking had just launched last year.

Dates and Venues of the Project

23 December 2015 to 10 January 2016 (tentative)
Tokyo, Japan

8:30 pm, 30 January 2016 (tentative)
8:30 pm, 31 January 2016 (tentative)
Pentas 1, The Kuala Lumpur Performing Arts Centre

Audition Details

Date: 30th & 31st October 2015 (Friday & Saturday)
Time: 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Performer requirements:
1. Age: 18 – 45 years old
2. Male
3. In good physical health
4. Able to commit to the full length of the rehearsals and shows
5. Minimum one year dance or physical theatre experience

* Roundtrip flight (KL-Tokyo), accommodation, per-diem and travel insurance during rehearsal period in Japan, as well as artist’s fee, will be covered for 5 successful applicants by the Japan Foundation, Kuala Lumpur.

How to Apply

Please provide us the following information:

1. Full name
2. Artist name (to be used in publicity materials)
3. Age/Gender/Height/Weight
4. Occupation/Place of work or study
5. Name of dance/performance company you belong to (if any)
6. Experience in performing (please state briefly)
7. Video recording of your performance (if available)
8. Why do you want to apply? (please state within 300 words)
9. Photos (one head shot, one full body shot)
10. Handphone number
11. Full CV

Please send the above information to Ms. Amira at by OCTOBER 15, 2015

For further enquiries, please call us at 03 2284 6228 (8:30 am – 4:30 pm Mon – Fri)

*Please do NOT attach any heavy files to your e-mail. Instead, please use file sending services or give us the link of your file/video.

** If you have video and photo samples of your work available, we strongly recommend that you upload them to Youtube, Vimeo, Google Drive, MySpace and other such social media.

The Japan Foundation, Kuala Lumpur will notify you of the results by October 20. Only shortlisted candidates will receive audition details.

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Co. Yamada Un
MyDance Alliance
The Japan Foundation, Kuala Lumpur

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