SLATE contemporary dance company was formed in 2013, out of the desire to contribute to the independent dance scene is Shanghai. It’s members have included both local and international dance artists. The group has performed regularly at prominent institutions and as part of collaborations with local artists working in various mediums. Original pieces have been shown at: The Power Station of Art, Chronus Art Center, Minsheng Art Museum, Minsheng 21, MOCA Shanghai, Basement 6 Collective, ART021, A-Piece Gallery, Vision Art Center, and Hangzhou’s 1st International Dance Festival to name a few. The company works to cultivate local contemporary dance by creating original works amongst it’s members, as well as creating initiatives for local dancers in the community. SLATE has hosted workshops for the public and local professional dancers. SLATE acts as a springboard for dancers and choreographers to train and produce work.