Venom of Love is a four-act 60' musical composition for ballet based on the enthralling Legend of the White Snake 白蛇傳, one of China’s Four Great Folktales. This composition
deals with elements of fantasy and eroticism from a primeval, magical world. Fusing synthesized and acoustic instrumental sounds with soprano voice and percussion.
This 10' video showcases 3 short excerpts from ACT 1 from the premiere production by Little Pear Garden Dance Company at the Fleck Theatre, Toronto's Harbourfront Centre on May 15, 2014.
Emily Cheung, choreographer
Alice Ping Yee Ho, composer and sound design.
Vania Chan, soprano. Alejandro Cespedes, percussion/actor.
Dancers: Claire Wang, Megumi Kokuba, Irvin Chow, Sze-Yang Ade-Lam, Brandy Leary, Brendan Wyatt, Malgorzata Nowacka.