Join us as the M1 CONTACT Contemporary Dance Festival 2017 celebrates the human experience, expressed through the dynamism of contemporary dance. With signature events, festival commissions and free performances, experience the passion and artistry of bold international choreographers and Asia’s rising stars.

dance at dusk
2 - 4 June

Programme 1 - 6:30PM
Programme 2 - 8:30PM

esplanade outdoor theatre

Venture out of the indoor spaces as the Festival takes contemporary dance to the Esplanade Outdoor Theatre, and enhance your appreciation of dance with useful insights shared in this specially curated programme.

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M1 Open Stage +
DiverCity
2 - 3 June, 8:00pm

M1 Open Stage 1 + DiverCity
2 june
M1 Open Stage 2 + DiverCity
3 june
Esplanade Theatre Studio

Featuring a brand-new festival commission and ten talented choreographers from Singapore and beyond, this year’s M1 Open Stage + DiverCity is a powerpacked event tracking the artistic pulse of contemporary dance from around the world.

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off stage
9 - 10 June, 8:00PM

T.H.E Dance Company’s
Studio at Goodman
Arts Centre

Young choreographers tackle some of life’s big questions in the Festival’s intimate studio showing of new talent.

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Borderline - By
T.H.E Dance Company
& Muscle Mouth

22 June, 8:00PM
23 June, 8:00PM*
24 June, 3:00PM

Esplanade Theatre Studio

This must-see performance features an arresting collaboration between New Zealand company Muscle Mouth and T.H.E Dance Company. New Zealand’s Ross McCormack sculpts a multisensory vortex on stage; while Singapore’s Kuik Swee Boon pushes the limits of dancers in exploring the art of the fight.

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Asian Festivals
Exchange (AFX)

26 June, 7:30PM

Esplanade Theatre Studio

Savour new discoveries in AFX’s refreshed two-part performance. The first features Yokohama Dance Collection’s Kubota Mai and Seoul Dance Collection’s Younghun Lee and Jeongchan Seon, while the second half features T.H.E Second Company and an informal showings of works-in-progress.

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Binary -
International
Artists Showcase

29 June, 8:00PM*
30 June, 8:00PM

Esplanade Theatre Studio

Two stunning duos headline this year’s annual showcase of oustanding international choreographers.

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*There will be a post-show dialogue after these performances.

Learn from
the Masters

Our highly- anticipated technique classes and workshops are a perennial festival favourite. This is an opportunity to learn the ins and outs of contemporary dance, and get up
close with leading instructors from
Date: 3 June – 7 July
Venue: Goodman Arts Centre

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Tickets from $15