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TPAM in Yokohama 2012 follow-up information: Overseas presenters for Japan Foundation invitation selected
The foreign presenters to be invited to TPAM in Yokohama (Feb. 13-19) by the Japan Foundation as member of the TPAM organizing committee have been selected. As of Jan. 13, a total of 17 festival and theater directors from Southeast Asia, Latin America and Eastern Europe have been invited by Japan Foundation. They include director Alvin Tan of the Singapore Fringe Festival, Director Lidia Camacho of Festival International Cervantino, the director general of ten municipal theaters of the Argentine capital Buenos Aires, Alberto Ligaluppi and Petrova Pavla of the Czech Republic’s Art and Theatre Institute who serves as director of the Prague Quardriennale international performing arts expo, and others. The list of presenters invited to Japan for TPAM is as follows.
- Lee-chun Yao (Taipei, Taiwan), Director of Guling Street Avant-garde Theatre
- Dandan Liang (Beijing, China), Creative Director of Penghao Theatre
- Duanzi Cheng (Beijing, China), dancer, choreographer
- Jeannie Park (Jakarta, Indonesia), Executive Director of Yayasan Bagong Kussudiardja
- Alvin Tan (Singapore), Artistic Director of The Necessary Stage
- Jitti Chompee (Bangkok, Thailand), Director of 18 Monkeys Dance Theatre
- Angela R. Lawenko-Baguilat (Manila, the Philippines), Associate Artistic Director of U.P. Dance Company
- Tran Ly Ly (Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam), Instructor of Ho Chi Minh City School of Dance
- Ngo Thanh Phuong (Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam), choreographer, program director
- Ian Chow (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia), Group Theatre Manager of Kuala Lumpur Performing Arts Centre
- Lidia Camacho (Guanajuato, Mexico), Director of the Festival Internacional Cervantino
- Khatia Ekizashvili (Tbilisi, Georgia) Georgian National Dance Company “Sukhishvili”, Producer
- Alberto Ligaluppi (Buenos Aires, Argentina), Director General of Complejo Teatral San Martin
- Javier Ibacache (Santiago, Chile), Program Director of Centro Gabriela Mistral
- Juliano Bomeisel Campos de Azevedo (Sao Paulo, Brazil), Stage Art Coordinator for SESC SP Consolacao
- Pavla Petrová (Prague, Czech Republic), Director of Arts and Theatre Institute
- Edina Kenesei (Budapest, Hungary), Curator of International Relations at the National Theater
- Maria Malkina (Moscow, Russia), Vice Director General of Chekhov International Theatre Festival
+TPAM in Yokohama 2012 (English)