Upon its establishment in 1996, EKI Dance Company has been the only professional dance company in Indonesia with a monthly salary system and insurance coverage for its dancers and management staffs – including bonuses for additional projects. The company provides dorms and studios, where dancers live and conduct a continuous 6-hour daily practice in classes such as modern ballet, contemporary, jazz, ethnic, hip-hop, traditional dance, drama/play and vocal classes. English and Ethics classes are also provided, as well as other supporting necessary subjects.
For the past 25 years, EKI has produced works of dances in different genres from modern ballet, contemporary, jazz, ethnic, to hip-hop. It staged dozens of musicals performances as well. These workpieces bring EKI dancers performing for state leaders, joining many international festivals across the world.
During the pandemic EKI works on musical films. Some of the titles are Jaka Tarub (2020), Calon Arang (2020) and Lutung Kasarung (2020) that within a week caught the attention of 500 thousand viewers.
EKI Dance Company has supporting divisions in broadcasting, stage management, wardrobe & stage craft, stage production, and talent management. With its solid team, EKI becomes a reliable partner in organizing event productions i.e. exhibition, talk shows (live or virtual), stage performances etc.