B.DANCE was founded in 2014 by choreographer and artistic director Po-Cheng Tsai, who was named one of the world's most promising choreographers by German magazine tanz in both 2017 and 2018.

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The company’s style combines martial arts, other Asian movement traditions, and street dance with a contemporary kinetic vocabulary, and has showcased its work to captive audiences worldwide.

Among its most successful pieces are Floating Flowers, which was a sold-out phenomenon during its run at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival; RAGE, a resounding success at the Festival d’Avignon off; and the colorful and visually-stunning production Before We Say Goodbye, which premiered in Taipei in 2021.

Po Cheng Tsai

Artistic Director of B.DANCE / Choreographer

Po Cheng Tsai, from Kaohsiung, Taiwan, is the founder and current artistic director of B.DANCE.
Tsai was born in Kaohsiung, Taiwan. After graduating from Tsoying Senior High School, he went to Taipei National University of the Arts.

During his university days, he got a scholarship to go to Purchase College, New York for exchange and learning. His works are often based on his own life experiences, perceptual, supplicated, but still humorous, with unique dance languages and treacherous and changeable styles. He often integrates theatres, dance, and extreme limb movements in his works.

From 2014 to 2019, he had presented several original pieces to the international dance circles as touchstones and received high praises along with 4 gold medals and 1 silver medal from multiple choreography competitions around the world. In 2018, Tanz, a German magazine, included Tsai as one of the 2017/2018 most promising young choreographers around the world. Tsai was selected as the “best emerging choreographer of the year” by the France National Board of Performance Arts in 2020 and one of the “Ten Outstanding Young Persons” in Taiwan in 2021.

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