詩篇舞集 Stella & Artists

S&A

詩篇舞集成立於2012年,積極傳承中國舞蹈文化,同時擷取澳門生活文化為素材,融入,創編多樣性的舞蹈作品。致力推廣舞蹈藝術教育,促進澳門本地與外地之文化藝術交流,與舞者及合作的藝術家們共同推動澳門的舞蹈及文化藝術發展。

在促進本地與外地文化藝術交流方面,詩篇舞集自2013年組織澳門舞者赴葡萄牙參與UnityGate在里斯本的教學及創作演出活動。2016年起參與「起勢珠三角」國際交流計劃,分別組織了澳門舞蹈界參展德國杜塞爾多夫國際舞蹈博覽會 (tanzmesse) 及首爾表演藝術交易會 (PAMS) ,以及赴澳洲布里斯班參演 Supercell Festival of Contemporary Dance Brisbane。舞團同時積極推動澳門的舞蹈藝術發展,2013年開始每年舉辦「獨舞/雙人舞展」,鼓勵澳門原創舞作;2015年起與澳門四維空間及極舞館共同籌辦《舞•當》系列當代舞推廣活動,當中包括引進外地藝團的舞蹈節目、舞蹈小劇場實驗計劃、當代舞普及工作坊及學校推廣活動。同時,每年製作舞蹈專場,透過邀請外地優秀藝術家及藝團共同合作,提升本地舞者的水平,邁向專業,曾合作的藝術家及藝團包括邢亮、梅卓燕 (香港)、古名伸 (台灣)、汞動舞團 (葡萄牙) 及舞蹈生態系創意團隊(台灣)。

2017年,舞團成立詩篇舞蹈中心,貫徹實行推廣舞蹈藝術教育的理念。詩篇舞蹈中心致力推動本澳舞蹈教育的可持續發展,並以芭蕾舞及中國舞課程作為舞團的核心課程。本中心的導師擁有專業資格,均已取得英國皇家芭蕾舞學院註冊導師及北京舞蹈學院中國舞等級考試教師資格。為評估學生們的學習水平及能力,舞團每年都舉辦英國皇家舞蹈學院考試(芭蕾舞)及北京舞蹈學院中國舞等級考試。近年舞蹈中心更積極與藝術家合作舉辦不同類型的工作坊,當中包括芭蕾舞,中國舞及現代舞工作坊。

Stella & Artists was founded in 2012, Stella & Artists (SA) is a contemporary dance company in Macao which aims to pass on the culture of Chinese dance while taking inspirations from our daily lives and incorporating them into dance creation. SA endeavours to promote dance education and cultural exchange between Macao and foreign countries. Through active collaboration with different dancers and artists, SA enhances dance and cultural development of Macao.

In terms of cultural exchange, the company has been organising dancers in Macao to participate in the teaching and performing activities in Lisbon, Portugal under UnityGate since 2013. In 2016, SA joined “Delta Moves” (an international exchange programme) and organised Macao delegates to participate in the Tanzmesse’s exhibition in Dusseldorf, Germany. In addition, SA also participated in Performing Arts Market in Seoul (PAMS) and Supercell Festival of Contemporary Dance Brisbane in Australia. In order to promote the development of dance in Macao, SA hosts “Solo/Duets Showcase” every year since 2013 to encourage local creations. In 2015, SA co-organizes “Dancing in the Moment” with local groups Four Dimension Spatial and Max Dance Hall to promote contemporary dance in Macao. It covers a series of events by introducing programmes from other countries, small dance theatre experimental programme, contemporary dance popularization workshops and school promotion activities. Meanwhile, annual productions are created by inviting outstanding artists and performing groups to enhance the professional level of local dancers. SA has worked with Xing Liang, Mui Cheuk In (Hong Kong), Ku Ming-Shen (Taiwan), Amalgama Dance Company (Portugal) and Dancecology (Taiwan).

In 2017, the company establishes SA Dance Centre (SADC) in order to carry on with the mission on dance education. SADC emphasizes on the long-term development of dance education. The dance centre provides ballet and Chinese dance courses as the core training to students and dancers. The teachers possess professional qualifications such as Registered Teacher of the Royal Academy of Dance and the Beijing Dance Academy Chinese Dance Graded Examination. To recognize the students’ achievement and to assess their skills, the company organizes the Royal Academy of Dance ballet examination and Beijing Dance Academy Chinese Dance grading examination every year. SADC has been collaborating with artists in organizing different kinds of workshops in ballet, Chinese dance and contemporary dance.

 

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