FOR its upcoming second installment, Pitchpad ASEAN decided to level up big-time. On top of splitting the performing arts pitch platform into two sessions, organisers also opened submissions to artists beyond the ASEAN region.
HEARD of these performing arts success stories yet? Aida Redza‘s Moved by PADI was picked up by George Town Festival (GTF), Australia’s Darwin Festival took on Sipat Lawin‘s interactive Gobyerno, while Singapore’s Esplanade brought over dance performance Bordal Serei from Cambodia’s Amrita Performing Arts.
At the black box of the National Academy of Arts, Culture and Heritage (ASWARA) last week, choreographer and arts educator Joseph Gonzales staged the second phase of his project on makyung (also referred to as mak yong and mak yung).