CLOUD GATE THEATER’S SELECTED PERFORMANCES
An Artistic 1 day Group Tour
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● Pichet Klunchun – Dancing with Death
One of the most exciting choreographers in Asia today, Pichet Klunchun is internationally acclaimed for his contemporary works developed from classical Thai dance.
Inspired by a carnival “Phita Khon” that celebrates death from the northeastern Thailand, Pichet transforms Dancing with Death into a dance that is exuberant and spiritual. “I want to show that death is beautiful,” said Pichet. With dancers covered with colorful strips, whirling and running on a high-raised loop, the audience is transported to a world of ecstasy. Here death is not feared but celebrated, and dance is free, fluid and organic in expression
● Israel Galván – La Edad de Oro / The Golden Age
Winner of Golden Fine Arts Medal (Spain), National Dance Award (UK), Bessie Award (US), and Grand Prix de Danse (France), Israel Galván is the most celebrated king of Nuevo Flamenco.
Stripping flamenco to its very essence: fast footwork and magical timing, rhythm, and silence, he conjures an intensity unparalleled on any stage. In La Edad de Oro, translated as The Golden Age, Galván and his team of a top guitarist and a singer from Spain create a world of fire and flame that leaves the audience breathless.
CLOUD GATE AND CLOUD GATE THEATER
Cloud Gate is the name of the oldest known dance in Chinese culture.
In 1973, choreographer Lin Hwai-Min adopted this classical name for the first contemporary dance company in the Chinese speaking community–Cloud Gate Dance Theatre of Taiwan. In 2015, Cloud Gate moved to its new home base–Cloud Gate Theater.
Life Rhythm Studio: Included in this tour is a “body rhythm” class led by a professional dancer of Cloud Gate. The course helps you relax your muscles and release the tension in your joints.
Bali Four Seasons Restaurant
A picturesque Bali-themed restaurant that offers panoramic views of the sea and a wide menu featuring many international cuisines.
Taiwan Golf & Country Club
Futian House became famous through recommendations among foodies. Many eaters feel enchanted with the chef’s excellent cooking skills.
The restaurant serves no-menu meals prepared with selected seasonal ingredients. “The secret ingredient is love!” says Tian-Tian Huang, main chef and owner of Futian House, jokingly. For those who love rustic farm-style cuisine, Futian House offers the perfect dining experience.
10:00 Gather up at Exit no.2 of Taipei Metro Zhongxiao Fuxing Station, and board the comfortable tour bus that will accompany your trip.
10:30 Pick up the guests who came from southern Taiwan at Nangang Station of Taiwan High-Speed Rail.
11:00 Stroll along Wutu Creek and enjoy the calm landscapes while a local guides shares inside knowledge.
11:30 Lunch at Futian House. Seasonal dishes prepared with organic ingredients harvested from nearby farms.
14:15 Enjoy afternoon tea at Bali Four Seasons Restaurant.
16:20 Guided tour at the Cloud Gate Theatre, their headquarters is surrounded by beautiful mountainous landscapes and tastefully decorated with a number of contemporary art installations.
17:00 Life Rhythm Studio course, learn to relax your tensed muscles with elegance from a professional Cloud Gate dancer!
18:10 Dinner at Taiwan Golf & Country Club, established in 1919, this is the first golf club of Taiwan.
19:40 Attend a top-quality dance performance show at Cloud Gate.
●8/25 Pichet Klunchun – Dancing with Death. Pichet Klunchun bridges traditional Thai Classical Dance language with the contemporary sensibility, he trained in Thai Classical Mask Dance, Khon, from age 16 with Chaiyot Khummanee.
●9/15 Israel Galván – La Edad de Oro / The Golden Age. Israel Galván became a celebrity in flamenco thanks to his dancing steps with complicated feet movements, showing rapid-fire footwork punctuated by moments of stillness and silence. He has been awarded several dance prizes.
21:30 Arrival at Taipei and end of this tour.
*On special circumstances, dining and lodging location might be changed into a different place of the same value.