A SCENE FROM RASA UNMASKED, A COLLABORATION IN 2009 BETWEEN SYDNEY’S LINGALAYAM DANCE COMPANY AND KUALA LUMPUR’S SUTRA DANCE THEATRE. PHOTO BY SIVARAJAH NATARAJAN – TAASA Review December 2011

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This article was originally found in the December 2011 edition of TAASA Review (Volume 20, Issue 4, Page 46).

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There has been no one else like Kai Tai Chan in the past 20 years ­ the life of TAASA ­ though there have been many other interesting dance creators and performers.

Tony Yap, also of Chinese Malay background, came to Australia to study graphic art and continues to make strongly individual, more introspective dance pieces in Melbourne, drawing on Malaysian trance dance and tai chi amongst a crosssection of movement styles.

He has been involved in collaborations across cultures at home and overseas. ...