About BALAM

Some history




Founded as a contemporary dance company in 1979 by choreographer and movement researcher Islene Pinder, BALAM Dance Theatre (BALAM), the company offers a new vision of contemporary dance that emanates from diverse dances and historical periods from around the world blended with the dazzling opulence and magical aura of Balinese theatre. BALAM's fusion repertoire presents a dance theatre that integrates contemporary choreography, eclectic music, striking masks, imaginative props, vibrant costumes, and mythic stories to create a performance that appeals to audiences of all ages and backgrounds. of the demonic trickster,



Activities include customized choreographies, lectures, demonstrations, master classes and workshops that educate the community at the grassroots level. BALAM has been featured at numerous festivals and venues, including First Night New York, Lincoln Center Out-of-Doors, Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival, and Downtown Dance Festival and has also appeared throughout the United States and internationally. Praise has been received from the New York Times and Village Voice, the Governor and people of Bali and the Indonesian Consulate of New York, as well as others.


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