After London, “Zhang Ding: Enter the Dragon 2″ is the second iteration of Zhang Ding’s project curated by Matt Williams and presented at K11 Art Foundation in Shanghai. Following a special performance on the opening night, there will be five public performances held on the following Saturday evenings: 28th May, 4th June, 11th June, 18th June and 25th June.
By Lucille Enel on May 23, 2016
By Lucille Enel on May 18, 2016
Chinese avant-garde Director Tian Gebing takes up the Ten Commandments, Book of Exodus and faith in God, looking into them with no preconceived notions. In his work Tian Gebing, co-founder of the “Paper Tiger” artistic group, uses a great variety of texts, also those non-theatrical, such as court records, instruction manuals, and press releases. One of the most important elements of his performances is dance, choreographed in collaboration with actress and choreographer Wang Yanan. Featured Image © Paper Tiger
By Lucille Enel on September 23, 2014
Beijing Paper Tiger Theater company’s new production “Totally Happy 非常高兴” will be shown at Münchner Kammerspiele in Munich from October 2nd until November 1st. The show is a co-production with Paper Tiger Theater company under the direction of the choreographer Tian Gebing, Goethe-Institute China and the Münchner Kammerspiele.
By Lucille Enel on March 14, 2014
If the only thing standing between Beijing and Hong Kong is a lone iron barrier… this is the starting point for Iron Horse a conceptually driven new work, jointly devised by Beijing’s avant-garde director Tian Gebing (Director of Beijing Paper Tiger Theater studio) and cutting-edge Hong Kong director Vee Leong.
By Lucille Enel on February 23, 2014
Below the glass roof of Grand Palais’ nave transformed for Nuit de Chine, Chinese and French artists were surrounded by the public in a staging of images, sounds and lights, created under the direction of Patrick Bouchain, Thierry Dreyfus , Chen Weiya and Pierre Giner, who presented an original video produced for the event. Nuit de Chine was curated by Renaud Donnedieu De Vabres, the former French cultural minister and produced by the French production agency ARTER.
By Lucille Enel on January 9, 2014
This year is the 50th anniversary of China and France diplomatic relationship. The first event of this year of celebration, Nuit de Chine au Grand Palais will take place on Monday 27th of January. Below the glass roof of the great nave transformed for the event, Chinese and French artists will be surrounded by the public […]
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By Lucille Enel on November 7, 2013
The Beijing based theater company Paper Tiger has been invited to participate to Projet Ervaar Daar Hier curated by Frie Leysen. The company will perform «Reading» in 7 cities in The Netherlands including Amsterdam on November 9th at Frascati Theater. «Reading» explores the limits of performing arts mixing dance, corporal expression and reading. Reading or even […]
By Lucille Enel on June 21, 2013
Beijing Paper Tiger Theater Cie came back enchanted from Munich, where it was invited this month to perform “Reading” at Relations International Theaterfetival. The show has been really well received by the public, seduced by the unusual character of the performance. Five Chinese male dancers and actors reading aloud text in hand and performing schematic body […]
By franck on May 5, 2012
May Performances’ schedule: _ 5th May, 2012 (Saturday) 20:00PM Opening performance :Theater performance Absolute Scene 70 minutes Zhang xian @ Paper Tiger Performers: Zhang Xian, Wang Ya’nan, Gong Zhonghui, Gong Bin, Zhang Xingjie, Meng Yan, Liu Zheng During Playing the Fool’s opening performance at Paper Tiger Theater Studio. Zhang Xian will perform improvising on different […]
By franck on February 9, 2012
“Play the Fool” Performances Show will be held in both spring and autumn 2012 at Paper Tiger Studio, in Beijing. “Play the Fool” is about to create a space for performing arts where all the institutionalized habits will be questioned. Iinstead of using “festival” which always stresses the spectacular aspect of the works, we chose […]