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Peter Li to share stage management experience in lecture series and guided tour

     At the invitation of the Leisure and Cultural Services Department (LCSD), veteran stage management practitioner Peter Li will hold a series of talks entitled "Lecture Series on Stage Management (3)", as well as a guided tour on the production of a stage show, from August to October.

     In the lecture series and guided tour, Li will once again offer pointers for stage management teams and discuss why one must consider both the artistic and technical aspects of a performance in order to achieve the best results. The talks will start at 7.45pm and details are as follows:

August 25 (Monday)
Lecture Room, Yuen Long Theatre
Topic: "Stage facilities"

September 8 (Monday)
Lecture Room, Yuen Long Theatre
Topic: "The functions of the studio theatre and the black box theatre"

September 15 (Monday)
Lecture Room, Yuen Long Theatre
Topic: "Venue equipment and in-site set-up: co-ordination and operation"

September 29 (Monday)
Lecture Room, Yuen Long Theatre
Topic: "The connection between a designer and the theatre venue"

October 6 (Monday)
Lecture Room, Yuen Long Theatre
Topic: "How to coordinate and work with the technical team"

October 20 (Monday)
Auditorium, Yuen Long Theatre
Guided tour

     Participants for the session on October 20 will be able to attend a guided tour of the Auditorium of Yuen Long Theatre for an introduction to the venue facilities in order to gain a more in-depth understanding of theatre operation.

     Peter Li began his stage management career in 1978 as a stage lighting technician. During the 1980s and '90s, he was a lighting designer for various performing arts companies in Hong Kong, with productions ranging from drama and dance to opera. In 1992, he won the Best Lighting Design award at the first Hong Kong Drama Awards presented by the Hong Kong Federation of Drama Societies. He joined the Hong Kong Cultural Centre in 1989 and worked on the stage management team for 23 years. During his career, he has worked on musicals, classical operas and drama productions by international and local performing arts groups. He has also worked on many technically challenging productions that required exceptionally high standards.

     With years of experience in stage management, Li succeeds in making each show a success by meeting the highest possible standards, whether in technical or artistic terms, or in addressing the needs and expectations of theatre professionals.

     "Lecture Series on Stage Management (3)", to be conducted in Cantonese, is presented by the LCSD. Tickets priced at $60 per talk are now available at URBTIX. Half-price tickets are available for senior citizens aged 60 or above, people with disabilities and their minders, full-time students and Comprehensive Social Security Assistance (CSSA) recipients (limited tickets for full-time students and CSSA recipients are available on a first-come, first-served basis). A maximum discount of 20 per cent is offered for the group booking package.

     For programme enquiries, please call 2268 7325 or visit . Ticketing enquiries can be made on 3761 6661 and telephone credit card booking on 2111 5999. Tickets can also be booked online at .

Ends/Friday, July 25, 2014
Issued at HKT 11:55


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