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EXCHANGE a collaboration between Cloud Gate and TAO Dance Theater

Oct 17, 2019 - Oct 20, 2019
Venue:National Theater (No.21-1, Zhongshan S. Rd.)


a collaboration between Cloud Gate Dance Theatre of Taiwan and TAO Dance Theater

The last program Lin Hwai-min curates before his retirement from Cloud Gate broadens the horizons of the company and brings to its audience the unexpected and the enthralling.

In addition to presenting his Autumn River, Lin invited two choreographers at their innovative heights—Tao Ye, the artistic director of TAO Dance Theater, and Cheng Tsung-lung, Lin's successor—to choregraph for each's troupes, culminating with Tao's 12, staged by Cloud Gate dancers and Cheng's Multiplication, performed by TAO dancers.

Cloud Gate recently won the “Outstanding Company Award” of the prestigious National Dance Awards, UK, while TAO Dance Theater has performed in more than 40 countries, acclaimed by The Times as a “radical new presence” on the contemporary dance scene.

Three world premieres by visionary choreographers and performed by two celebrated companies, EXCHANGE presents heart-stopping moments of wonder and discovery you cannot miss.

LIN Hwai-min / choreographer of Autumn River

TAO Ye / choreographer of 12

CHENG Tsung-lung / choreographer of Multiplication