Four teams will be representing Taiwan culture at the world's most celebrated fringe arts festival this July. The selection of candidates for the 2018 Off Festival d'Avignon was carried out in two stages by the Taiwan Cultural Center in Paris and Avignon staff.
The final four are:
The Tjimur Dance Theatre is a contemporary dance troupe whose core inspirations are derived from the aboriginal Paiwan culture in Taiwan. The troupe introduces the aesthetics of aboriginal culture through modern expression, garnering international attention for its unique style after staging acclaimed performances in Toronto and Edinburgh … (read more)
The Jin Kwei Lo Puppetry Company is a glove puppetry troupe that seeks to preserve Taiwan's traditional culture and heritage as well as create innovative repertoires to reach younger audiences. As a family troupe involving three generations, the troupe has established a good reputation in Taiwan for its efforts in revitalizing traditional performing arts … (read more)
Circus P.S. is a Taipei-based contemporary circus troupe that seeks to discover new performing styles through integrating traditional circus skills with elements of theater, dance, acrobatics, martial arts, and interactive installations. Since its establishment, it has been steadily creating innovative productions and grooming new performers … (read more)
TTC Dance is a Taipei-based, non-profit dance company founded in 2012 by choreographer Ting-Ting Chang. The mission of the group is to actively cooperate and collaborate with both domestic and international artists in related fields, and to seek out and perform a wide range of creative possibilities to create a new vision of dance … (read more)