“ Where ever the dancer stands is holy ground ”
“ I’m dancing to the madness of the music inside of me ”
So Far since 2013 going Solo
A summary of my Dance journey far from smooth since the beginning
MICHELLE JUENEY· WEDNESDAY, 3 MAY 2017
October | KL Lifestyle Magazine Cover and 6-page featured story
June | ‘Global Dance Festival’ Tokyo, Japan
March | Underprivileged 4 full-day teaching programme and performance, Jaipur, Rajasthan by Abhiyan Bharat Foundation
Nov | Dance Commissioned work for Shailly Gupta’s ‘Indian Ocean’ first solo art exhibition launch, by TeaBirdOrganic, KL
October | NTV7 ‘The Feel Good Show’ Performance for Deepavali
Aug-Sept | Brought other Malaysians with me on an ‘International Greece Dance Tour’.
July | NTV7 ‘The Feel Good Show’ Live Interview and Performance.
June | Dance Commissioned work for Lisa Von Tang new collection launch, Straits Clan, Singapore.
May | Global Dance Festival, Atsugi, Japan
April | Yoga IYIC International Yoga Instructors Course 150 hours.
July | TarikitaTum! An Odissi & Solo Dance Production.
Speech & Drama Outskirt Outreach program with Pemandu and Yayasan Sime Darby
August | Air Asia online Advertisement for Hari Malaysia.
August | ‘She Moves Me’ All Women Dance Production at KuAsh Theatre, Kuala Lumpur.
August | ‘Yayasan Sime Darby Arts Festival’ Odissi 2 day Dance Workshop at KLPac, Kuala Lumpur
July | Choen Lee Dance Photography Project
July | Certified Xtend Barre teacher examined by Anna Sarafina from England based in HK.
May/Jun | The Moving Body Dance Workshop at Federal Academy of Ballet, PJ
April | World Dance Day Workshop at Federal Academy of Ballet, PJ
Feb | Lunar Arts, Dance and Music Festival, Petaling Street, Kuala Lumpur
Oct | Choreographer for ‘Aladdin A Musical Comedy Pantomime’ at CitraWarna & PJ Live Arts Centre from Enfiniti Academy, Directed by Joanna Bassey
June | ‘Waiting for the Day’ Live Jazz Ensemble directed by Tay Cher Siang in collaboration with Odissi exploration together with vocals Yudi Yap, Janet Lee, Winnie Ho, Paul Wah, Keat Aun (chinese contemporary opera) and Chinese calligraphy.
May | ‘Portraits’ Exhibition by Amri Ginang, MAPS PUBLIKA
April | New Delhi India, workshop by Michelle Jueney at Debhadara Centre.
October | 38th World Dance Congress, Japan first time held in Asia. The only Malaysian selected.
August | ‘Odissi Allure’ premiere at the KuAsh theatre in collaboration with Taissia shulpulnikova (Russia) and Akane Hoshino (Japan)
June | Michelle became the first organizer to bring down CounterTechnique to Malaysia and 1st in South East Asia. CounterTechique is only available in Amsterdam, US and Melbourne. The Contemporary Dance Program was conducted by Jenia Kasatkina a qualified CounterTechnique Teacher based in Amsterdam, Netherlands.
April | Rasa Odissi – A Solo Self-Production in collaboration with musician Johann Sultan showcasing ‘Navarasa’ Michelle’s first contemporary version of an abhinaya classic.
Feb | III International Folklore Festival, Nyurba, Siberia as a jury member, dancer and masterclass conductor
January | Lunar Petaling Street Dance & Music Festival
Nov | 5TH Melaka Arts Festival, St. Paul’s Hill. Only Malaysian participant.
| 36TH World Dance Congress, Saint Peteresburg, Russia 2013. Odissi Workshop at the Boris Eifman Dance Academy and Solo Odissi Dance Performance. 2nd Malaysian and only SEA participant.
June | ’Light in Winter’, Federation Square, Melbourne, Australia
| ‘DUET’ A choreographic collaboration with Tim Crafti (Australian Ballet) and my Odissi Solo, DanceHouse, Melbourne, Australia
Sept | ‘Pallavis’ at Dewan Bandaraya Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
May | ‘Compelled’ my first Contemporary choreography in collaboration with long time dancer friend RenYing.
March | ‘In Spirit’ at the Muscat International Film Festival, Oman
March | ‘Alarippu to Moksha’ – Pray, love, Dance, PJLA, Malaysia
Feb | ‘Spellbound’ at Angkor Wat, Cambodia
Jan | ‘Spellbound’ at Alva Virasat Festival, Moodbiri, Mangalore, India
Dec | Solo performance at the International Odissi Festival, Rabindra Mandap, India performing ‘Suryastaka’ composition by Guru Durga Charan Ranbir. Participated by renown local and internatinal artists
Nov | ‘Alarippu to Moksha’
Oct | 72 hour Choreography Challenge, PUBLIKA. To work with unknown dancers and perform the piece to live audience at the end of challenge.
Sept |‘Into the Center’, a collaboration with Battery Dance Company, NY. US Tour Downtown Festival, NY, ‘Vision of Forever’ Odissi dance performance in Dallas and Texas
Jan | Contemporary Dance Program in London. Article featured in June issue of Just Dance! magazine, Malaysia
| ‘Vision of Forever’ to the Sultan Azlan Muhibbuddin Shah Ibni Almarhum Sultan Yussuff Izzuddin Shah Ghafarullahu-lah, GCB, KStJ was the the ninth Yang di-Pertuan Agong of Malaysia and His Raja Permaisuri Bainun | National Art Gallery of Malaysia | Pahang Art Museum | ‘Alarippu to Moksha’ | Represented Indian Classical Dance for JustDance! Magazine Launch | Choreographed flashmob for Cleo Magazine | ‘Spellbound’ & ‘Vision of Forever’, Istana Budaya, Malaysia | India Tour 2009 | ‘Spellbound’ tour Austria (Vienna), Tuscany & Florence, (Italy), Houstan, Washington DC & Carnegie Hall, NY (US) | International Stirring Odissi Festival, Malaysia | Malaysia Dance Tour