Presenter Interview プレゼンターインタビュー
A Base in Southeast Asia creating the future for
A spectrum of multidisciplinary performance arts
Tan E-Jan (Toccata Studio, Malaysia)
In 2012, Tan E-Jan started Toccata Studio (approx.50 seats) as a platform for experimental performance in Petaling Jaya, which is adjacent to the capital – Kuala Lumpur. Along with co-founder and artistic director Ng Chor Guan, the Malaysian independent producer Tan E-Jan pioneered the production and supports for cutting-edge, interdisciplinary creative programs. After turning from a professional musician to an international art manager, E-Jan has built an international network of performing arts producers while based in Southeast Asia. She is also appointed as the CEO of the INXO Foundation in 2018. In this interview, we asked about her inspiration and motivation for the unique career she has built over the years.
Interviewer: Mio Yachita [Tokyo University of the Arts]