Asia TOPA – 2017 highlights

The inaugural Asia-Pacific Triennial of Performing Arts is taking over Melbourne in February and March

Photograph: Bernie Ng'Cry Jailolo' – EkosDance Company

The Asia TOPA festival is a massive multi-venue festival of theatre, visual arts, dance and discussions focusing on the region. Major companies including TAO Dance Theater and the National Ballet of China are coming to Melbourne for the inaugural event, and collaborations between local and international companies are premiering, including new works by Circa, Chunky Move and Malthouse.