The premise of contemporary dance is in the now. It is current, relevant and reflective. The making of new performance works and projects by and for the company (touring and education/community based) in Malta will allow for an inherent Maltese identity to be developed and defined through the artistic growth. More about ŻMDE →

Carmen

ŻMDE presents Carmen

Friday 16th April, 2018 Saturday 21st April, 2018 Monday 30th April, 2018 Tuesday 1st May, 2018

Carmen will always be free
a contemporary adaptation

ŻFINMALTA, UNDER ITS NEW ARTISTIC DIRECTOR, PAOLO MANGIOLA, PRESENTS THE COMPANY'S NEW UPCOMING PRODUCTION, CARMEN, CHOREOGRAPHED BY THE SPANISH-BORN ARTIST JOSE AGUDO AND SET TO AN ORIGINAL MUSIC SCORE BY BERNHARD SCHIMPELSBERGER.

Tnejn(2)

ŻMDE presents Tnejn(2)

Friday 12th May, 2017 Saturday 13th May, 2017 Sunday 14th May, 2017

ŻFINMALTA PRESENTS A DOUBLE BILL FRAMED BY A STRONG MEDITERRANEAN SENSIBILITY BY TWO SPANISH CHOREOGRAPHERS IVÁN PÉREZ AVILÉS & LUCÍA PIQUERO

BAHR

ŻMDE presents BAHR

Saturday 14th January, 2017

'BAHR' IS A 50-MINUTE DANCE WORK CHOREOGRAPHED BY ŻFINMALTA DANCE ENSEMBLE'S ARTISTIC DIRECTOR MAVIN KHOO IN COLLABORATION WITH INTERNATIONALLY ACCLAIMED LIGHTING DESIGNER FABIANA PICCIOLI. THE WORK INCLUDES A NEWLY COMMISSIONED SCORE BY YOUNG MALTESE COMPOSER ALBERT GARZIA FOR THE MALTA PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA UNDER THE DIRECTION OF MRO. BRIAN SCHEMBRI

Tlieta(3)

ŻMDE presents Tlieta(3)

Monday 11th July, 2016

ŻFINMALTA DANCE ENSEMBLE, THE NATIONAL CONTEMPORARY DANCE COMPANY OF MALTA, PRESENTS TLIETA(3), AN EVENING OF THREE WORKS BY FEMALE CHOREOGRAPHERS AND COMPOSERS.

HOME

ŻMDE presents HOME

Friday 29th April, 2016 Saturday 30th April, 2016 Saturday 7th May, 2016

HOME EXPLORES THE NOTION OF IDENTITY. THE EVER-CHANGING SHIFTS AND DYNAMICS THAT DETERMINE WHO WE ARE PROVIDE A FLUIDLY EVOLVED CONSTRUCT THAT EXPLORES THE CYCLE OF LIFE.

Je Tiens la Reine

ŻMDE presents Je Tiens la Reine

Wednesday 15th July, 2015 Thursday 16th July, 2015

WHAT HAPPENS TO A LAND AND ITS CREATURES WHEN THE PRIMAL ENERGIES THAT RUN THROUGH IT ARE SHAKEN AND SHIFTED? WHAT HAPPENS WHEN THE HORROR OF OUR DREAMS BECOMES REALITY?

Erbgħa(4)

ŻMDE presents Erbgħa(4)

Wednesday 11th March, 2015 Thursday 12th March, 2015 Saturday 14th March, 2015 Sunday 15th March, 2015 Saturday 21st March, 2015

ŻMDE, LAUNCHES ITS FIRST SEASON WITH ERBGĦA(4), A PREMIERE FEATURING FOUR DANCES BY FOUR DIFFERENT CHOREOGRAPHERS. AN EVENT SET UP IN COLLABORATION WITH THE UNIVERSITY OF MALTA, SCHOOL OF PERFORMING ARTS. THE MIXED BILL PRESENTS DISTINCTIVE WORKS THAT DEMONSTRATE THE VERSATILITY AND DIVERSITY OF THE COMPANY WITHIN ITS EURO-MEDITERRANEAN CONTEXT AND SENSIBILITY.

Interview with Luke Azzopardi
14.02.18

Interview with Luke Azzopardi

Luke Azzopardi is a couturier. He studied at Central Saint Martins in London and at the University of Malta, after which he proceeded to launch his self-titled brand. The Luke Azzo...

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Call for Dancers_April 7, 2018
09.02.18

Call for Dancers_April 7, 2018

ŻfinMalta Dance Ensemble, the National Repertory Dance Company of Malta, under the artistic direction of Paolo Mangiola, is holding an audition for female and male full-time dancer...

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Education & Outreach

ŻfinMalta Dance Ensemble provides Education and Outreach community programmes making dance accessible and creating imaginative, enjoyable and artistically inspiring projects for people of all ages, races, economic backgrounds and abilities. Workshops and residencies are created to suit the specific needs and interests of participating groups.

View our Education or Outreach programmes.