American contemporary dancers to perform in Ulaanbaatar


The Arts Council of Mongolia (ACM) and the Embassy of the U.S. in Mongolia are set to present American Contemporary Dance Night, a performance by dancers of the Northwest Dance Project, on September 25, at the State Academic Theater of Opera and Ballet for the first time in Mongolia.
Art Council of Mongolia is aiming to bring local audiences the best of the world’s art and the most prestigious professional artists from around the world to promote awareness of cultural diversity and expansion of international cooperation in the art and cultural sectors.
Northwest Dance Project was founded in 2004 by acclaimed dancer, mentor and choreographer Sarah Slipper. The dance troupe is dedicated to the creation and performance of innovative, contemporary new works from established and emerging choreographers, who create an open and artistically stimulating environment. Northwest Dance Project has fostered the creation and premiere of over 175 original contemporary works to date. The troupe consists of 12 performers who will present their four best works for Ulaanbaatar audiences.

Workshops and master classes will be conducted for Mongolian dancers of the State Academic Theater of Opera and Ballet, as well as more than 100 young dancers from local dance troupes. Northwest Dance Project will also offer training for stage lighting designers and stage managers that will involve more than 50 professional lighting engineers and designers.

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