A Late Bloomer - Annalouise Paul Dance Theatre
- Creativity & Culture
A new XR Dance work by Annalouise Paul
Set within UNESCO-listed heritage houses, shopfronts and natural beauty of Penang’s tropical gardens, A Late Bloomer is a new VR Dance work that explores identity, trade and heritage. The integration of emergent technologies to preserve and respond to these living spaces together with the human body, hold a multiplicity of stories.
An engaging and rich story created by local and international artists who will perform live and virtually in an immersive experience.
A Late Bloomer is a new collaboration between Annalouise Paul Dance Theatre (Australia) and Cahaya XR (Penang) and professional dance artists Chan Kar Kah (Kuala Lumpur), Ruby Jayaseelan (Singapore) and Luvenia Kalia (Penang) in a first artistic development in Penang from 30 August – 16 September 2022.
Malaysian partners: Angel Community Cafe, Blue Mansion, Euphoria Dance, George Town Festival, Hunza Properties, Pinang Peranakan Mansion, Tropical Spice Garden.
Supported by the Australian High Commission in Malaysia.
Director/Choreographer: Annalouise Paul
VR Director: Peta Khan
Dance Artists: Chan Kar Kah, Ruby Jayaseelan, Luvenia Kalia
Technologist: Stephen Voon
VR Production: Cahaya XR, Maitree House
Producer: Annalouise Paul Dance Theatre
Photos: Sherwynd Kessler
Photos: Development of ‘A Late Bloomer’ in Malaysia by Annalouise Paul Dance Theatre.