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2010
January
Tap dance group to perform "absurd" work
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     Tap dance group R & T嚗Rhythm & Tempo嚗will perform its "absurd" creation "Tap Building" from March 5-7 at the Black Box Theatre, Kwai Tsing Theatre.

     The story takes place in a dilapidated guesthouse and people with different stories and experiences in life have come from all over the world. They may not know each other, but they have the same hope of finding a "home" where they can settle down. They have a language problem, but they are able to become friends by making sounds from instinct. It is as if they are revisiting their past, looking at each other and they seem to recognise the same sorrows. They walk into that building with dilapidated windows and door, wanting to reconstruct their lives. Then they realise that they can build a glorious future with their own hands. The place is no longer the dilapidated guesthouse.

     R & T was founded by tap dancers Eve Leung and Ken Kwok and musician Andy Cheung in 2008. It aims to allow local audiences to get in touch with and learn more about tap dance through producing pieces with various styles by using different kinds of music and making rhythms with ordinary everyday objects.

     "Tap Building" 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 March 5 and 6 (Friday and Saturday) and 3pm on March 6 and 7 (Saturday and Sunday). Tickets priced at $180 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 (CSSA) recipients (limited tickets for students and CSSA recipients available on a first-come, first-served basis). A 10% discount applies to purchases with "New Force in Motion Series: Here it goes again". 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 performance on March 5 and the audience is welcome to join.

Ends/Thursday, January 7, 2010
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