British contemporary dance performs in Hanoi, HCM City

Two contemporary dancing performances titled “Without Stars” and “There We Have Been” which was inspired by Haruki Murakami’s novel Norwegian Wood, will be performed in Vietnam in October. This is part of the East Asia tour of the acclaimed James Cousins dance company.

The performances will be presented at the Youth Theater in Hanoi on October 22 and at Ho Chi Minh City’s IDECAF stage on 25 and 26.

James Cousin is known as one of the brightest new stars of contemporary dance in the UK. After graduated from London Contemporary Dance School, James Cousins founded the dance company in 2012 with creative producer Francesca Moseley to explore new ideas with his team of collaborators and to tour his critically acclaimed productions throughout the UK and internationally.

Also in 2012, James Cousins won the inaugural Matthew Bourne’s New Adventures Choreography Award. James Cousins has recognized by Time Out magazine as one of the future faces of dance.
James Cousins and his dancers will also deliver a dance workshop with choreographers and dancer students at the Vietnam’s Military University of Culture and Arts on October 23.

Ticket costs from VND100.000 - VND200,000 and are available at Hanoi’s Youth Theater, 11 Ngo Thi Nham, and Ho Chi Minh City’s IDECAF, 31 Thai Van Lung and HCM Ballet Symphony and Orchestra, 7 Cong Truong Lam Son. Online tickets are available on

Compiled by Kim Khanh

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