Ophelia Huang Jiadai Observes Swiss Dance Days
Pro Helvetia Shanghai has invited Ophelia Huang Jiadai, Shanghai-based performance maker and theatre professional, to research at Swiss Dance Days.
From February 6 to 9, 2019 in Lausanne, the 10th Swiss Dance Days will showcase the winning performances selected by the jury from over 150 entries. The programme offers a snapshot of the trends that are currently inspiring Swiss choreographers and dancers. The 15 productions selected include the latest shows by Cie Philippe Saire, Neopost Foofwa, Cie Yasmine Hugonnet, Alexandra Bachzetsis, Simone Aughterlony, Tabea Martin, Cie Gilles Jobin, Cie Greffe and others.
Ophelia is an active participant and leading figure of China’s performance field, with experience in curating Forest Fringe in China, and is currently working for Shanghai Drama Arts Center in charge of international projects and ACT Shanghai International Theatre Festival. In 2016 and 2018, she has participated in the Staging Alterity performance festival initiated by Pro Helvetia Shanghai.
Watch RTS.ch’s interview with Ophelia about her discoveries during Swiss Dance Days.