ASK Dance Company (ADC)
ASK Dance Company (ADC) is a professional dance collective, specializing in providing training, workshops, master classes, performances, choreography courses as well as undertaking collaborative projects in traditional and contemporary dance genres. The company’s philosophy expounds that to live life to the fullest, one must continuously learn, and be unafraid to ‘ask’ pertinent questions. ASK’s dance productions cover issues about disenfranchisement to celebrations of life. It has become a shining example of Malaysia’s plurality unveiled through its repertoire and represented by the ethnicity of its company members. The company aspires to become a unique force with a distinct Malaysian identity providing employment, experience and a career pathway for outstanding dancers and choreographers. ASK Dance Company…Dancing the Malaysian!
Choreographer Shafirul Azmi Suhaimi
Group Composition Dancers of ASK Dance Company
Music Shafirul Azmi Suhaimi
Tapak 4 is a contemporary inspiration which explores the movement vocabulary of ‘Silat’, a Malay martial art form practiced widely in Malaysia and Southeast Asia – drawing from Silat’s philosophy of ‘surprise’ or ‘attack and defend.’