Close
Bali Discovery Tours: Homepage
Bali Hotels, Bali Villas and Bali News from balidiscovery.com
Home Bali Contact Bali Practicalities Bali News Bali Services Bali Transportation Bali Sports Bali Excursions Bali Villas Bali Hotels
Home · News · Bali's Rising Star on the International Contemporary Dance Scene
Bali Hotels, Bali Villas and Bali News from balidiscovery.com
Bali Hotels
Bali Villas
Special Deals!
Packages
MICE Handling
Bali Excursions
Culinary - Dining
Guided Tour
Bali Spas
Bali Sports
Diving
Golf
Bali Transportation
Car Rental - Selft Drive
Private Jet Charter
Bali News
Bali Services
Bali Practicalities
Bali Contact
Bali Career
Home
 
Bali Update
Subscribe to our free weekly newsletter!
 
PATA header
PATA Gold Award 2007
Bali Update
PATA Gold Award Winner 2007
 
Bali Contact
Bali Discovery Tours
Komplek Pertokoan
Sanur Raya No. 27
Jl. By Pass Ngurah Rai,
Sanur, Bali, Indonesia

Tel:
++62 361 286 283

Fax:
++62 361 286 284

U.S.A. Fax:(toll free)
1-800-506-8633

U.K. Fax:
++44-20-7000-1235

Australian Fax:
++61-2-94750419

24h:
++62 812 3819724

Bali Discovery

SITE PATA ASITA
Bali News

Bali's Rising Star on the International Contemporary Dance Scene

Bali's Nyoman Sura Taking the Contemporary Dance World by Storm – One Dance at a Time.


(9/23/2006)

Occasionally controversial and invariably exciting, Bali's Nyoman Sura is a rising star on the world's contemporary dance scene, enthralling audiences wherever he travels with his daring interpretations of a body of his work including his own choreography and the work of other leading creators of modern dance.

A 1996 graduate of the Indonesian Art Institute (ISI) where he majored in dance performance, Sura now works at his almamater as a professor of movement. A prolific creator of new dances, Sura credits a pantheon of Indonesian dance greats for his inspiration: I Wayan Dibyo, Martono, Sardono, and G. Boy Sakti.

Included in the highlights of an increasingly distinguished history or triumphal performance are:

o "Lakuku" choreographed in 1999 and performed at the Gedung Kensenian Jakarta where it was ranked among the top 10 choreographies.
   
o Collaboration in 2000 with Marcia Hydi of Germany in the creation of Rama-Sinta.
   
o 2001 joined the Singapore Arts Festival performing Ritus Legong.
   
o 2001 established the Nyoman Sura Dance Company dedicated to new creations of dance within the broad context of Balinese dance traditions.
   
o 2003 performance of the Calonarang at the Japan Art Festival.
   
o 2004 performance of Bulan Mati at the Indonesian Art Festival in Jakarta. In the same year, an artistic collaboration with Gary Malkin, a leading composer from California.
   
o 2005 performance at 11th International Conference of Noetic Sciences with performances in Arlington (Virginia), New York or California.
   
o 2005 screen performance as Laksmana in the Garin Nugroho musical film Requem From Java.
   
o 2005 collaboration with the Californian group Tuju Taksu.
   
o 2006 performance of Waktu Itu at the Lombok Arts Festival
   
o 2006 performance at the Hong Kong Fashion week.
   
o 2006 performance at Dance Wave Fukuoka ’06 in Fukuoka, Japan.


Press Comments –Nyoman Sura

"Able to capture the full attention of the audience from the very beginning to the very end of his performance."
- Raihul Fadjri & Iman Rasyid of Tempo Magazine, April 28, 2003 -


"Intense and modern, although rooted in tradition."
- Kompas newspaper in 2003 review of "Bulan Mati" -


"Using minimalism in both staging and movements, but at the same time meditative and strong, I Nyoman Sura, a dancer from Bali, thrilled with his choreography in "Bulan Madu/Laku Sang Bulan."
- Kompas newspaper, July 17, 2004 -


"I Nyoman Sura received the most enthusiastic response from the audience . . . he presented a repertoire that managed to bring the audience to a sea of contemplation."
- Indonesia Post, July 18, 2004 -


"Sura totally summoned his skills."
- Radar Bali, August 18, 2004 -


"Nyoman possesses a special body, with every part of his body able to communicate. His skills create a living text able to give an extraordinary effect to every movement."
- Tempo Newspaper, April 29 2005 -


"The opening ceremony was highlighted by a stunning Balinese classical dance and contemporary dance show by Nyoman Sura, entitled Peace for the World"
- The Jakarta Post on Sura's performance at the "Quest for Global Healing" conference, May 5, 2006. -


" . . .the audience was transported into a world of exotic and dynamic movements by the rare talent of contemporary dance (by) Nyoman Sura."
- Bali & Beyond Magazine, November-December 2005 -


Coming soon to a dance venue near you, Nyoman Sura, dancer extraordinaire.

© Bali Discovery Tours. Articles may be quoted and reproduced if attributed to http://www.balidiscovery.com.

 
 
Bali News by Bali Update
Subscribe to the Bali Update
Receive the latest news from Bali by email!



Our [Privacy Statement] explains how we handle the data you are providing.

 
Bali News by Bali Update
Explore the Archive of the Bali Update
Find related articles in our news archive!




or try to use Google Search :

Home · Bali Hotels · Bali Villas · Bali Excursions · Bali Sports · Bali News · Site Map · RSS

Bali News: More News
Reducing Fatal Snakebites in Indonesia
Indonesia Needs to Develop a Range of Poisonous Snakebite Serum Vaccines
(11/23/2014)
Imprisoned on Appeal
Supreme Court Send Bali Lawyer Rizaldy Wartuty to Prison for Fraud in a Property Deal
(11/23/2014)
Snatch Thieves, Catch Thieve
Police Arrest Two Pickpockets Operating on Poppies Lane II in Kuta, Bali
(11/23/2014)
Prisoners of Paradise
Bali’s Kerobokan Prison Bursting with Inmates While New Prison Construction in Bangli Stuck in Bureaucratic and Funding Delays
(11/23/2014)
Roadside Banditry
Villagers between Selat and Sideman Participating in Collection Illegal Retributions from Passing Trucks
(11/23/2014)
Where to Lunch in Ubud
Too Good Not to Share: Warung Teges, Peliatan, Ubud for Outstanding Nasi Bali
(11/23/2014)
Refusing Treatment Proves Fatal for Arab Tourist
Saudi Arabian Tourist Fall Ill and Dies in Bali
(11/23/2014)
Asia’s Best Street Food in a Single Locale
Too Good Not to Share: Bali Update Editor Discovers that Sarong’s Love Affair with Indonesian Cuisine Continues to Blossom and Bloom
(11/23/2014)
Saved from the Satay Grill
Bali Water Police Rescue 51 Endangered Green Turtles
(11/23/2014)
Man of the People
President Joko Widodo Flies Economy to Attend Son’s Graduation in Singapore
(11/23/2014)
A Dozen Years for Homicide
19 Year-Old Male Prostitute who Killed American Paul Latourell Sentenced to 12 Years Prison
(11/23/2014)
Fire in Ubud
Massive Fire Destroys Clear Café and Five Nearby Homes in Ubud, Bali
(11/23/2014)
All [News]!