Speakers & Instructors: Xing Liang, Justyne Li and Wong Tan-ki@NeoDanceHK and Pulsation Creative Team
Born in Beijing, Xing Liang graduated in classical dance division from the Beijing Dance Academy in 1991. He joined Guangdong Modern Dance Company in 1993. Xing has won numerous awards including the Gold Award in the Male Solo Class at the 6th Paris International Dance Competition in 1994, "The Top Ten National Performers" in 1996, "The Star of the Century" by the Guangdong Provincial Government in 1997, the Gold Award in the Modern Dance Section at the 8th Paris International Dance Competition in 1998, the Hong Kong Dance Awards in 1999, 2004 and 2006, the Silver Award in the Modern Dance Section at the 1st Italy International Dance Competition and the 2nd Class Award in Choreography at the 5th National Dance Competition. His recent major choreographic works include Stranger Than Fiction, The Conqueror, Nijinsky and Out Of The Box. He is currently the Resident Artist of CCDC.
Graduated from the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts, majoring in Ballet and Modern Dance. Li is also the former member of the Hong Kong Ballet and Tanz Graz (Austria), and soloist with Ballett Bremerhaven (Germany). She is currently working as an independent dancer and choreographer. Her recent choreographies include: 5 Solos & Toy Story (Ballett Bremerhaven); Symphonic Magic (Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra), Narcissus and Echo (Emerging Choreographer Series I - Taking Off), A Serpent Eating Its Own Tail (Fringe Festival, Bare Stage Project ’07), Angel #666 vs Demon #999 (Hong Kong Dance Festival 2006, IndepenDance) and Studio Storm. Other recent performances include: Y/N (Jumping Frames, Hong Kong Dance Festival 2006, choreographed by Dick Wong), B. O. B. (choreographed by Dick Wong), Spooool & Nocturnal Vista (produced by Theatre du pif), The Story of Island and Boat (produced by Y-Space); RJ Diary (produced by Unlock Dancing Plaza) and The Rite of Spring (choreographed by Natalie Weir). A recent production Galatea and Pygmalion was presented in the International Dance Symposium for Hong Kong Dance Festival in November 2010.
Graduated from the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts, Wong is currently working as a freelance dancer, teacher, choreographer and multimedia designer. His recent performances include: La Fille Mal Gardee (Stadt Theater Bremerhaven, 2010), Positioning, Key to Strange Realm (Mcmuimui Dansemble, 2009), As Time Goes By (Hong Kong Dance Federation, 2009), Symphnic Magic (Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra, 2008); Narcissus and Echo (Emerging Choreographers Series I - Taking Off, 2007). His recent choreographies include: Passenger (2010); Studio Storm (2006), Angel #666 vs Demon #999 for Hong Kong Dance Festival 2006, IndepenDance; A place for us (Tap Ensemble, 2006), A Serpent Eating Its Own Tail for Fringe Festival, dance video Capture..Captured of Bare Stage Project ’07, Dance machine for A showcase of Asian Dancers (2008), Pause (2008), Under The Hood (2008), BeatMeTap (2009). In 2003, he founded the Tap Ensemble with Anthony Suen and the first piece was A place for us. In 2007, he has passed the Australia’s Commonwealth Society of Teachers of Dancing (CSTD), Tapping Advanced Gold, with Honours plus.