Yen-Ching Lin & Anton Lachky
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, 13th July 2015
Malta, University Dance Studios
BIOGRAPHY - Yen-Ching Lin
Born in Taiwan, Yen-Ching Lin studied at the Taipei National University of the Arts and the London Contemporary Dance School (LCDS) where she completed the Postgraduate Diploma program in 2003 and obtained an MA in Contemporary Dance in 2007. During her studies at LCDS Yen-Ching worked with choreographers such as Maresa von Stockert, Charles Lawrence, Jonathan Lunn and Jan de Schynkel. She was a member of a post-graduate company Edge05, joined the Bern Ballet in 2006 and danced for Hofesh Shechter Company from 2007 to 2010. She joined Akram Khan Company in 2010 and is the original cast of Vertical Road and iTMOi (in the mind of Igor).
BIOGRAPHY - Anton Lachky
Anton became a member of Akram Khan Company in March 2004 and followed long international tour of “MA” (48 countries all over the world) for two years. As a choreographer, Anton Lachky created different pieces. The most noteworthy are “Twice Read”, “Softandhard” – Helsinki City Theater, “Heaven is the place” – Prague, “Perfect Day To Dream” – Iceland Dnce Company, “Kids in a play” – Zagreb, “Mind a Gap” – Anton Lachky Company.
As a teacher he is invited all over the world (Belgium, France, Spain, Italy, Sweden, Iceland, Germany, Austria, Slovenia, Iceland, Costa Rica, Canada, Finland, Hungary).
Anton Lachky is co-founder of Les SlovaKs Dance Collective. They created “Opening Night” in October 2007, “Journey Home” in November 2009, in 2010 “Les SlovaKs – The Concert” and in 2012 “Fragments”. From 2007 Les SlovaKs performed and toured in Europe, Africa, Middle and North America.