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ICONS INSPIRE INTERVIEW

The exquisite dancing figure in the award-winning movie, House of Flying Daggers, was for many, their first glimpse of YABIN WANG’s talents. The brilliance of her technique stems from the fertile fusion of her training in classical Chinese dance, ballet, and contemporary, as does her creativity infused by the wealth of stories and the theatricality of China’s ancient performing arts tradition. She discusses with ICONS the philosophy and work ethic guiding her chosen career.

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Yabin Wang:
Drawing Pictures in Motion

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GLOBAL OPPORTUNITIES

RESIDENCIES & OPEN CALLS: Current listings for the U.S., Latin America, Europe & Asia: USArtists International Grants, ISPA Pitch New Works, Emerging Choreographers Series, NYC; Grand Boat Culture, CHINA; Aerowaves Twenty, CROATIA; Camargo Core Program, FRANCE; The Pina Bausch Fellowship, GERMANY; Play Practice, INDIA; CAOS, ITALY; RESID-ENS 2020, NETHERLANDS; TRAM, JAPAN.

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EVENTS AND TRENDING

EVENTS & PREMIERES:    New Pam Tanowitz for Royal Ballet; Lauren Lovette for NYCB; Crystal Pite for Paris Opera Ballet; Saburo Teshigawara for Tokyo Ballet; Annabelle Lopez Ochoa for the Washington Ballet; Kyle Abraham at Joyce Theater; Gisèle Vienne at Sadler’s Wells, and more... TRENDING:  The Immigration Issue: The Movement Dialogue of a Children’s Play

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MOVIES AND BOOKS

MOVIES: Anima, directed by Paul Thomas Anderson, featuring Thom Yorke of RadioHead and with choreography by Damien Jalet,  now available on Netflix, Queen + Béjart: Ballet for Life, an upcoming DVD, Blu-ray and digital video documenting the relationship between Queen’s music and ballet, due from Eagle Vision. BOOKS:  Borderwall as Architecture: A Manifesto for the U.S.-Mexico Boundary, by Ronald Rael

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