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 →
ŻFINMALTA PRESENTS A DOUBLE BILL FRAMED BY A STRONG MEDITERRANEAN SENSIBILITY BY TWO SPANISH CHOREOGRAPHERS IVÁN PÉREZ AVILÉS & LUCÍA PIQUERO
'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
ŻFINMALTA DANCE ENSEMBLE, THE NATIONAL CONTEMPORARY DANCE COMPANY OF MALTA, PRESENTS TLIETA(3), AN EVENING OF THREE WORKS BY FEMALE CHOREOGRAPHERS AND COMPOSERS.
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.
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?
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.
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.