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2010
March
Muse Motion performs "Opening Doors With A New Set Of Keys"
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     Local dance group Muse Motion and choreographer Allen Lam will perform the latest production "Opening Doors With A New Set Of Keys" to reveal enchanting movement and mind-blowing style in April and May.

     The shows will feature choreographer and dancer Allen Lam and dancers Rico Cheung, Ayako Fujioka, Icey Lam, Francis Leung, Eriko Ochiai and Mike Wang.

     Feel unconnected to music and dance?  Find contemporary dance queer?  Allen Lam blends contemporary dance with ballet, latin dance, flamenco and chinese dance, with respect for each tradition. The show is set to Nuevo tango music by Piazzolla (1921-1992), and is inspired by the lyrics of "Rendezvous at Lantern Festival night" by Xin Qi-ji (1140-1107), a poet of the Song Dynasty. There are many surprises and splendours in the performances that will open up the audience's instincts to dramatic expressions in dance.

     Allen Lam is a classically trained dancer and choreographer and is well known for exploring different styles in the world of dance. Balancing a career in New York City and Hong Kong, he has built a lifetime portfolio of collaboration projects using the great spectrum of dance disciplines. From classical ballet and flamenco to latin dance and traditional chinese dance, he continues to be fascinated by the aesthetics of each. "Opening Doors with a New Set of Keys"is a story about the passion of the classical form as it struggles with the free spirit of creation, and the result will always be something daring and new.

     Presented by the Leisure and Cultural Services Department, "Opening Doors With A New Set Of Keys" by Muse Motion will be staged at 8pm on April 30 and May 1 (Friday and Saturday) and 5pm on May 2 (Sunday), at the Studio Theatre, Hong Kong Cultural Centre. 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 recipients (limited tickets for full-time students and CSSA recipients available on a first-come, first-served basis).

     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 held after the performance on May 1 and the audience is welcome to join.

Ends/Tuesday, March 30, 2010
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