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Tiger Is Coming

South Korea is home to one of the oldest and also the most vibrant, inventive and astounding new cultures in the modern world. From 26 August and throughout September The Coronet Theatre presents TIGER IS COMING – a celebration of contemporary Korean art, performance and culture. 

With a dazzling mix of music, pop, dance, theatre, performance and art – TIGER IS COMING showcases some of South Korea’s most famous artists, coming to the UK for the first time. 

From artist Choi Jeong Hwa whose lively, vibrant, large-scale, inflatable pieces will encase the Coronet Theatre façade, to global dance sensations Ambiguous, and Korean pop icons, Leenalchi, this festival brings the buzz and excitement of the current Korean arts scene to London.

Anda Winters, Artistic Director ’I have been going to Korea for many years and fell in love with the culture. I have observed it growing further and faster culturally and economically than any other I’ve seen. Their commitment to and investment in arts has produced a very visual, energetic and quirky artistic landscape, and I want to share the thrill of it with UK audiences.’

Festival Line-up

Choi Jeong Hwa: Tiger, Journey, Love
A major exhibition of the world renowned installation artist’s work
26 Aug – 01 Oct

Leenalchi: Sugungga Live
South Korean music icons Leenalchi perform live in the UK for the first time ever
10 – 12 Sep

Kim Modeun: Modeun Tour: The Path of the Body
A free screening of six extraordinary dance films
13 – 15 Sep

Ambiguous Dance Company: Body Concert
A fresh, exciting and electric evening of genre-defying dance from international dance sensation Ambiguous Dance Company
16 – 18 Sep

Collective A: Body-Go-Round
A genre-bending, mixed reality, dance spectacle from visionary choreographer Cha Jinyeob and collective A
23 – 24 Sep

Tacit Group: tacit.perform[o]
A unique and riveting contemporary live music experience
26 – 28 Sep

Dolpagu: XXL Leotard and Anna Sui Hand Mirror
A groundbreaking theatre production exploring gender and social class across generations
29 Sep – 01 Oct

 

Supported by the British Korean Society.

 

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