CHUNG Po Yuan
The Rodin Project - Lady Macbeth
Using Auguste Rodin's sculpture "The Gates of Hell" as an inspiration, and flipping the images of Adam and two shadows on the Gates of Hell, if, in Rodin's concept of creation, men fall into hell due to women in their lust, then where will Eve and her past and future build a gateway to?
This project is jointly participated by Hsieh, Yi-Chun, the artistic director of the Ya-Zhi Dance Company, which was involved in the Want to Dance Festival with dancers as the core, outstanding Japanese butoh dancer Emiko Agatsuma, and Chen Chia-Yi, a member of Shinehouse Theatre, to open up the possibility of composite co-production in the dance festival in the future.
Chung Po-yuan is the artistic director of Shinehouse Theatre and Wan Theater, as well as the curator of Want to Dance Festival. He excels for interpreting the beauty of literature through theatre and has published a series of works recording urban changes, including Armageddon and Underground Women script collections. With extensive experience in directing and producing, he has been invited to various international festivals, including the Shanghai International Contemporary Theatre Festival, Bangkok International Theatre Festival, Festival/Tokyo, Taipei Arts Festival, Tainan Arts Festival, Korea People Theater Festival, and Taoyuan Iron Rose Festival. His productions Fish and The Whisper of the Waves were selected to be part of the Taiwan Season of The Edinburgh Festival Fringe in 2019 and 2022. Additionally, he was the producer of the 10th anniversary of the 2020 New Choreographer project (Meimage Dance) and served as the principal of the 2020 and 2023 Taiwan Creative Dance Competition.
Choreographer／Director：CHUNG Po Yuan
Co-creator and Performer：Chen Chia-Yi; Emiko Agatsuma; Hsieh, Yi-Chun