feature image: Georgia O’Keeffe Gloria walked to the roadside curb to sit down, pulling the back of her short skirt to prevent her flesh from scorching on the cement pavement as she lowered her ass down. It was an hour past noon, on cue for the sun to be more than warmly felt on the dusty streets of Petaling Jaya, but that wasn’t good enough a reason to skip a cigarette break, in fact, if you ask, Gloria, there’s never a reason not to light up a stick. Cancer sticks they call it nowadays, she’d scoff hearing that from...Read More
Are you dreaming of becoming an actor or actress? Have you got enough dramatics and theatrics to power up a stage? You better haul your ass over to the Kuala Lumpur Performing Arts Centre’s (klpac) in Sentul because the Theatre for Young People (T4YP) auditions are open again. If you haven’t heard by now, you should know that T4YP is klpac’s landmark programme for youths between 16 and 25 years to develop some serious theatre chops. Some of the stuff you’ll pick up in the three month period between April and July, are acting, storytelling, voice work, writing, Shakespeare, traditional...Read More
Image credit: The Kuala Lumpur Performing Arts Centre Would you consider your life a private, limited? Or are all our lives one big company? Explore these questions with Life Sdn Bhd, which will be staging for the 13th time at the Kuala Lumpur Performing Arts Centre (klpac) next month. This year, for the first time, one half of klpac’s founder, Joe Hasham, will join the line-up of casts. It is indeed surprising that the show started by Faridah Merican, (klpac and Joe’s other half), which has gone on for over a decade, had never included Joe until now. The show is also marking the...Read More
feature image credit: Aleksander Peca The old man looked upon his dead wife in her casket. He could think now. The numbness in his mind had begun to fade away as he stared at the lifeless body in the box. His eyes were crinkles of swelled skin, like two giant dumplings with a black pearl in the middle. No one could tell anymore what he was looking at, or if he was looking at all. He had neatly combed to the side, slivers of white long strands on his head, what was left of his hair. Still, it failed...Read More
“Engge porrr… ennadei….,” they sang as their hands reached out to touch one another in what I guessed was a game of tag. Whatever they were saying in the Semai language sound very much like Tamil, and I tried to join in the game by “tagging” one of the kids and singing like they did, “engge porrr.” which in Tamil roughly translates to “where to go”. What follows is a peal of laughter that I took as acceptance by the Orang Asli children from Kampung Rasau, near Slim River, Perak. “Yay!”I thought. “Score for getting included despite saying a...Read More
A performance on the canonical
A performance on the canonical speeches and scenes from MACBETH, each comes with narration of plots and discussion of the themes.
Audience members are invited to join the discussion during Q&A session
KL Shakespeare Players, The Actors Studio Seni Teater Rakyat
Pentas 2, klpac
Date & Time:
2 – 5 May @ 11am, 8.30pm
6 May @ 3pm, 8.30pm
7 May @ 3pm
Standard – RM55
Students / Disabled / Seniors / TAS Card – RM45
2 (Tuesday) 8:30 pm - 7 (Sunday) 3:00 pm
Singapore Dance Theatre’s long-anticipated Ballet
Singapore Dance Theatre’s long-anticipated Ballet Illuminations Malaysia Tour returns with a medley of diverse and exquisite mix of classical and contemporary ballet by award-winning choreographers!
Be captivated and exhilarated as Singapore Dance Theatre brings to the stage a fine mix of classical and contemporary ballet at this year’s Ballet Illuminations!
Presented by: Singapore Dance Theatre & klpac
Incomparable Beauty by Ma Cong
Swipe by Val Caniparoli
Raymonda after Marius Petipa
Date & Time:
5-6 May 2017 @ 8.30pm (Fri & Sat)
6 May 2017 @ 3pm (Sat)
7 May 2017 @ 2pm (Sun)
Venue: Pentas 1, klpac
5 May @ 8.30pm – RM 25
6 May @ 3pm – RM 38 (Concession RM 25 | Package of 4 RM 128)
6 May @ 8.30pm – RM 48 (Concession RM 38 | Package of 4 RM 152)
7 May @ 2pm – RM 38 (Concession RM 25 | Package of 4 RM 128)
Early Bird Sales from 22 Feb – 15 March | May 6 & May 7 Matinee RM32, May 6 Evening RM38
MASTER CLASS Ticket Prices
Regular Price: RM75 per person
Purchase 1 Ballet Illuminations Ticket: RM68 per person
Purchase 2 Ballet Illuminations Tickets: RM 64 per person
Purchase 4 Ballet Illuminations Tickets: RM60 per person
Register with Sharifah at email@example.com by 10th April 2017 (Monday), 6pm Malaysia time.
May 5 (Friday) 8:30 pm - June 7 (Wednesday) 2:00 pm
Malaysia Century Chinese Orchestra (MCCO),
Malaysia Century Chinese Orchestra (MCCO), formerly known as PCCO, will be having two days season opening concerts at The Kuala Lumpur Performing Arts Centre (klpac) in April 2017.
The concert, under the baton of Resident Conductor Chong Koi Min, presents a Chinese classic, A Moonlit Night on the Spring River which originally a Pipa solo that has been popular in China since the Ming Dynasty, in a modern Chinese orchestra arrangement and together with Low Wei Kuok, who were twice gold award recipients for national instrumental competition in 2013 and 2015 will be performing Dizi concerto An Eagle’s Affection, follow by talented local young pianist Jeremy Yeo in an emotively overwhelming rendition of Yellow River Piano Concerto.
The orchestra will also showcase Symphony No.2 “Ode to Peace” by renowned composer Zhao Ji Ping, towards a transformative anti-fascism.
A Moonlit Night on the Spring River 春江花月夜
An Eagle’s Affection 鹰之恋
Yellow River 黄河钢琴协奏曲
Ode to Peace 和平颂
Presenter: Malaysia Century Chinese Orchestra
Conductor: Chong Koi Min
Dizi: Low Wei Kuok
Piano: Jeremy Yeo
Executive Producer: CHAN POH YEE
Musical Director : CHONG KOI MIN
Orchestra Manager: CHUA SU TING
Date & Time;
29 April 2017 @ 8.30pm
30 April 2017 @ 3pm
Venue: Pentas 1, klpac
Premium : RM50
Ticket sales launching date: 24th Jan 2017
(Saturday) 8:30 pm
A Very 1st solo art
A Very 1st solo art show by upcoming artist, May.
There will also be live performances by a few musician friends and possibly one or two indie bands.
(Friday) 9:00 pm