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"Carry On" by Cyrus Hui, Elaine Kwok, Ivanhoe Lam, Chloe Wong, Max Lee & Rebecca Wong

Venue Date & Time Price
Black Box Theatre, Jockey Club Creative Arts Centre
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18.01.2013(Fri)
19.01.2013(Sat)
20.01.2013(Sun)
20:00
16:00, 20:00
16:00
$160

*18.1.2013 with post-performance meet-the-artists session

 

Six twisting routes converge here to shine on their own fields

Sail through dots and lines toward the seeming destination without a stop

 

Choreographers: Cyrus Hui, Elaine Kwok, Ivanhoe Lam, Chloe Wong, Max Lee, Rebecca Wong

 

Performers: Cyrus Hui, Leung Chi Shing, Li Lu, Mak Yuen Yi, Chloe Wong, Wu Wing Yan Janet, Yau Ka Hei, Christine He

 

Costume and Graphic Designer: Jo Leung

 

Lighting Designer: Bert Wong

 

Sound Designer: KingKong

 

Trailer

Choreographers

 

Cyrus Hui

Cyrus was born in Hong Kong and graduated from the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts in modern dance and choreography. He pursued further studies at Folkwang University of the Arts in Germany. Cyrus trained under Duminique Mercy. He has also worked with Malou Airaudo, Rob Kitsos, Michele Miller, Rodolpho Leoni, Mui Cheuk-yin, Yueng Wai-mei and Pewan Chow, as well as the companies Y-Space, DanceArt and Unlock Dancing Plaza.

Over the years, Cyrus has gained extensive performing experience in Germany, France, Italy, China and Taiwan, including the Hong Kong Arts Festival Contemporary Dance Series The Last Zoo (2012), DanceArt’s Overdue (2011), Hong Kong Theatre Design Company Ltd Positioning (2010), New Force in Motion Series Here it goes again (2010). In 2011, Cyrus received a Hong Kong Dance Award for Positioning.

Cyrus Hui now is the Artistic Director of Siu Lung Fung Dance Theater.

 

Elaine Kwok

Elaine Kwok graduated from The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts, with a major in modern dance.  In 2011, she was invited to perform her solo work Of Mud and Dust at Hong Kong Arts Festival. In 2008, she was invited to be guest curator and choreographer at Bare Stage Project 08 of the Hong Kong Fringe Club City Festival.  Her work Let the Body Flow commissioned by the Hong Kong Arts Development Council and Home Affairs Bureau were staged in Hong Kong and Thailand. 

In 2006, she performed with the Art Fission Company, Singapore and participated in various art festivals in the US and Australia. Kwok is active in the dance scene in Hong Kong, and has collaborated with various clubs and organizations, including the Hong Kong Fringe Club, Guangdong Modern Dance Company and E-side Dance Company.  Other works by Kwok include Player Rhapsody, That’s Dance, Build & Motivation, Positioning Series, and Dust.  She is choreographer in residence and core member of Passoverdance as well as working as a freelance dancer, teacher and choreographer.

 

Ivanhoe Lam

Ivanhoe graduated from Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts in Drama School and Dance School (Modern) with diplomas. He then attained a BFA in Codarts University (Rotterdam Dance Academy) majoring in choreography.  

Ivanhoe's own choreography, 27, Awakening and 27 scenes have been presented in Hong Kong, Rotterdam, Utrecht, Den Haag and Amsterdam.  27 scenes was even presented in ITs Festival in Amsterdam 2012 (Netherlands) and Hong Kong Dance Festival 2010 - International Dance Symposium. He also played the role as choreographer or movement coach in theatre productions like, Enron of Pants Production, Solar Project 2012 of RTHK, Hunger Artist of Perry Chiu Experimental Theatre and In and Out of Class 7A Drama Group.

He recently works as a performer including Maze by Passoverdance, working closely with a local choreographer, Pewan Chow and a New York choreographer, Rosalind Newman; a theatre piece named Sucks, working with a local director, Lee Chun-Chow and an international musician, Kung chi-sing; Wong Pik Kei's Choreography, When Time Limps.

 

Max Lee

Max Lee entered The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts in 1999 to study Musical Theatre Dance. While at the Academy, he received professional training in dance, choreography, singing and performance. In 2005, he received further training in modern dance at the London Contemporary Dance School in the U.K. On returning to Hong Kong from the U.K., Lee resumed his active involvement with the local arts scene.  He appeared not only in local productions but also overseas shows, some of the notable works being the opening ceremony of the Doha Asian Games (2006) and Paper Tiger Theatre of Beijing’s Cool (2009).  He also choreographed for the Hong Kong Repertory Theatre, Class 7A Drama Group and Theatre Ronin etc. His cross-media theatre in 2011, Room 9, spawned Room 9 Dance Theatre. He has since created a series of hallmark productions that explored the art of dance theatre as well as dimensions for its further development.

His recent works include Biuguk’s before the last second (as choreographer) and keep in touch (as choreographer and performer); the two-man show Broke Guy; and LCSD’s New Force in Motion Series.  He was Artistic Coordinator, Choreographer and Director of the Fringe Club’s BIG DANCE Little Red Riding Hood, which was part of the ArtAlive@Park project, and for the Room 9 Dance Theatre production, Room 9.  He also choreographed, directed and performed in Silence Box, which was part of the Hong Kong Arts Festival’s The Hong Kong Jockey Club Contemporary Dance Series.

 

Chloe Wong

Chloe Wong first came into contact with modern dance at the age of thirteen. She graduated from the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts with a Bachelor degree (Honours) in Modern Dance. She was awarded a scholarship by the Hong Kong Jockey Club Music and Dance Fund to attend a programme jointly organized by the Hollins University and the American Dance Festival. Afterwards she completed the Master degree programme in 2007.

Her choreography has been seen in Hong Kong, China, Malaysia, U.S., American Dance Festival 2007 and Greece. Her recent works include: Tiny Hong Kong, Another Traveler, Lifting Bones(Dance Day), MaD@WK-Cross the Line Theater, Across the border, Do Re DoReMe, The Living Split, Transitory in Nature-Audible Growth, Positioning Series, Pharse1-3, Planet Love, The Invisible Force, Bare Stage Project - That's Dance, Hip and Time Drifting etc.

She recently completed the acting & performing course “(Inter)acting with the Inner Partner & Authorial Performance” in Prague, Czech Republic. And showcased the solo work Tiny Hong Kong and performing an hour ensemble work at the edge of Aegean sea during 2 weeks artist’s residency “Fara, Performing at the Edge” in Lesvos, Greece.

 

Rebecca Wong

Rebecca Wong Mei Yuk gained her Bachelor of Fine Arts (First Class honour) majoring in Dance from Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts in 2003. At the same year she went to study her graduated diploma from Laban Centre London - Transition Dance Company (UK). She brought her dance to United Kingdom, Germany, Netherlands, Australia, Philippines, Malaysia, Singapore, Macau and China etc. 

Being a worldwide dance artist, she had worked with different company. 2007-08 she worked with Bode Lawal’s Sakoba Dance Theatre (UK) as a full time performer. 2009-2010, Rebecca started her choreography Hits or Miss and You are Special sponsored by Hong Kong Arts Development Council. LCSD presented her dance Right Here Right Now in the New Force in Motion Series 2011. Rebecca also created I am Here to CCDC Dance Centre WuDaoQingNan which they were pre-professional dancers. She joined the choreography In Time under the Line in Dance Day 2012. Now Rebecca is a freelance dance artist and choreographer.

Ticketing

Tickets available NOW at all URBTIX outlets, on Internet and by credit card telephone booking

 

Discounts

Half-price tickets are available for senior citizens aged 60 or above, people with disabilities and the minder, full-time students and Comprehensive Social Security Assistance (CSSA) recipients (Limited tickets for CSSA recipients available on a first-come-first-served basis).

 

Group Booking Discounts

10% off for each purchase of 4-9 tickets at regular price, 15% off for 10-19 tickets, and 20% off for 20 tickets or more.

 

For every purchase, only one of the above discount schemes applies. Please inform the box office staff at the time of purchase.

Concessionary ticket holders must produce evidence of their identity or age upon admission.

Enquiries

Programme Enquiries: 2268 7323

Ticketing Enquiries: 2734 9009

Credit Card Telephone Booking: 2111 5999

Internet Booking: www.urbtix.hk

 

Running time of this programme is about 1 hour 45 minutes including 15 minutes interval.

Participants are strongly advised to arrive punctually. No latercomers will be admitted unitl a suitable break in the programme.

The contents of this programme do not represent the views of the Leisure and Cultural Services Department.

The presenter reserves the right to substitute artists and change the programme should unavoidable circumstances make it necessary.

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