Eng Kai Er mostly works in the fields of contemporary performance, dance, and theatre. In 2016 Kai continues as associate artist at TheatreWorks, where she previously created Indulgence (2015) with Bernice Lee and Jereh Leong. In 2013 Kai participated in The Substation’s Directors’ Lab, creating Fish (2014) with Vincent Chia, Alvin Koh and Jey Lim Jun Jie.
Prior to that, Kai worked on numerous collaborations with Sviatlana Viarbitskaya, including House Hole (2010) and The Pleasure of Eating Oranges (2013). The latter was performed in Singapore, Toulouse, Berlin, Brussels and Stockholm in 2013 and 2014.
Kai also created a solo performance, The Prayer (2012), commissioned by the M1 Singapore Fringe Festival 2012. The Prayer was performed in Singapore, Stockholm and Prague, and was shortlisted for the Outstanding Performance Award at Prague Fringe Festival 2012.
Kai started dancing Contact Improvisation (CI) in 2007 and has been organising, facilitating, and occasionally teaching CI since 2014.