Local choreographer and dancer Cyrus Hui will present his latest work "Here it goes again" next month (January).
The creation studies how one person's fate can be changed by a bystander's decision on the spur of the moment. It also encourages audiences to review their influences and improve their unconcerned attitude on others.
Inspired by his observations of everyday life, news stories on television and experiences from family and friends, Hui found that bystanders' lack of concern about things and the people around them could cause disastrous results. They would not consider the possibilities with "if only" or ponder the "could have been's" unless irrevocable circumstances occurred. In "Here it goes again", Hui will turn back the clock on happenings with audiences and make an alternative decision. The different results are juxtaposed to let the audience reflect upon the need to seize the opportunities to rewrite stories in life, for the betterment of themselves and others.
Cyrus Hui graduated from the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts in 2006 with major in modern dance and choreography. He furthered his training in Folkwand Hochschule in Germany, the same year, and has performed in Germany, France, Italy, Guangzhou and Taiwan. As a freelance choreographer, dancer and dance instructor, Hui has created "Beyond the Light", "That's Dance", "A Double Room", "Fleeting Moments", "Go! Go!", "half:w", "Space Interpreted by Three and Some Time" and "Some Wait".
"Here it goes again" is one of the attractions of "New Force in Motion Series" presented by the Leisure and Cultural Services Department. It will be staged at 8pm on January 15 and 16 (Friday and Saturday); and 3pm on January 17 (Sunday) at Black Box Theatre, Jockey Club Creative Arts Centre. Tickets priced at $160 are now available at URBTIX outlets. Half-price tickets are available for senior citizens aged 60 or above, people with disabilities, full-time students and Comprehensive Social Security Assistance recipients (limited tickets for CSSA recipients available on a first-come, first-served basis). A 10% discount applies to purchases with “New Force in Motion Series: Tap Building by R&T”. A group booking discount is also available. Please refer to programme leaflet for details.
For programme enquiries, call 2268 7323; for ticketing enquiries and reservations, call 2734 9009; for credit card telephone bookings, call 2111 5999; for Internet bookings, visit www.urbtix.hk; for more information, visit www.lcsd.gov.hk/cp.
A meet-the-artists session will be arranged after the performances and people are welcome to join.
Ends/Tuesday, December 15, 2009