Project Arts Centre presents

Dance

BAGASPATI & KABAR KABUR

Dates: 19 May - 20 May

Show Time: 7:00pm

Tickets: €15

BAGASPATI (2000) & KABAR KABUR (2000)

Using his background in classical Javanese dance, renowned for its tautness and intricate coordination, Mugiyono has created an homage to the cycles of the sun in BAGASPATI. Set amid a sea of candles, accompanied by traditional gamelan music, Mugiyono wears the mask of Panji, one of the most refined characters in Javanese mythology. In a mystical and spell-binding atmosphere, Bagaspati evokes the role of the sun as the vital life force.

In contrast, KABAR KABUR sees Mugiyono occupy a tiny square of the stage to use his body as a metaphor for society at large. Created after the fall of the Suharto regime in 1998, Kabar Kabur presents a wry commentary on a country in chaos. Playful contortions, poses and awkward balances reveal disorder and instability as Mugiyono embodies the

rumours and half truths of that time.

Mugiyono Kasido established his company, Mugidance, in 1992. A prolific creative force in Indonesia, he has also performed worldwide with a variety of collaborators.

“…a welcome and fascinating oasis of calm” Susan Reiter, Dance View Times.

There will be a Post-show discussion on Friday 20 May 2011.

Performance Dates, Tickets and Information

7PM, 19 & 20 MAY Jun 2011~

Tickets: €15/12 (CONC)

Post-Show Discussion: Fri 20 May

Duration – 50 mins (includes a short pause between works)

*Concession tickets are available, with valid identification, to Students, Senior Citizens, Equity Members and the Unwaged.

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Groups

Group discounts available in advance only, ask to speak to Melanie or email melanie@projectartscentre.ie (Mon-Fri during office hours) Seating

Our seating is unreserved so you will choose your seat on the night of the performance. We advise you to arrive at least 10 minutes before the start time as we are unable to seat patrons once a performance has begun.

Before the show, why not…?

…have a look around our gallery. During exhibitions our gallery is open Mon-Sat from 11AM until the performance begins…. …or catch up with your friends by having a drink in our bar. We offer a full bar service so if you just can’t wait to talk about the show join us afterwards for another.

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Present your Project Art Centre ticket (evening performances only) at the Fleet Street Car Park and you will qualify for a special fixed price of just €5. Ask at box office for more information.

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Want to grab a bite to eat before the show? Why not pop down to Milano Restaurant in Temple Bar and pick their pre-theatre menu – Pizza, Pasta or Salad plus and a glass of wine – for just €12.50. Available from 5pm -7pm, just show your tickets or email booking confirmation to avail of this offer.

And if you’re in a rush remember that Milano also delivers to Project Arts Centre. Choose from a range of delicious made to order pizzas delivered to you in our bar. No queues and no need to even leave the building. Ask a member of our bar staff for more information.

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As part of the 2011 Dublin Dance Festival programme.

BAGASPATI (2000) & KABAR KABUR (2000)

Choreography/ performance: Mugiyono Kasido

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