SINGAPORE – Keigo Nozaki is cling wrapping his dancers. With painstaking care, the Japanese choreographer, 27, swathes each one in plastic, here an elbow pressed up against a torso, there a hand clasping a shoulder.

“Can you breathe?” he checks as he pats cling wrap over faces. The dancers nod.

Please subscribe or log in to continue reading the full article. Learn more about ST PREMIUM.

Enjoy unlimited access to ST’s best work

  • Exclusive stories and features on multiple devices
  • In-depth analyses and opinion pieces
  • ePaper and award-winning multimedia content