Mui Cheuk Yin x Yuri Ng x Daniel Yeung x Dick Wong
A dance programme that brings together four distinguished Hong Kong choreographers for four choreographies of being larger than life.
They have witnessed the development of the Hong Kong Cultural Centre over the past 30 years together with different generations of dancers.
Recommended for ages 12 or above.
The programme contains nudity scenes.
The running time of each performance is approximately 1 hour 40 minutes including intermission.
Audience is strongly advised to arrive punctually. Late comers and audiences who leave their seats during the performance will only be admitted to their own seats during the intermission.
Mui Cheuk Yin
Photo by Leo Yu
A student of Chinese classical and ethnic dance in Hong Kong during the 1970’s, Mui Cheuk-yin emerged as one of Hong Kong’s first generation of professional dancers, and in the 1980’s was the lead dancer in numerous dance drama productions of the Hong Kong Dance Company. In the 1990’s, Mui became an independent artist, choreographing, teaching, performing and producing dance works in Hong Kong. Her works have been featured during the 25th and 35th Anniversaries of Tanztheater Wuppertal Pina Bausch, at the Lyon Biennale de la Danse, the International Festival of Contemporary Dance in Venice, the Dance Biennale Tokyo and on major stages around the world including, New York, Copenhagen, London, Paris and Beijing. Her style traverses between traditional and contemporary with effortless fluidity. Mui has won two Asian Cultural Council fellowships to study modern dance in the United States, four Hong Kong Dance Awards, and in 2012 received a Distinguished Achievement Award from the Hong Kong Dance Alliance. She was also recognised with an Outstanding Women Award by the Wai Yin Association in 2001. Her recent choreography was featured in the Dance Season: Diary VI. Applause... presented by Tai Kwun in September 2018.
Photo by Pazu@萬象鏡社
Yuri Ng began classical ballet training with Jean Wong and later received the training at National Ballet School in Canada and Royal Ballet School in England. He was awarded the Adeline Genée Gold Medal from the Royal Academy of Dance in 1983 before joining The National Ballet of Canada as a dancer. Since his return to Asia in 1993, Ng has choreographed for various performing companies and organisations including La Valse Remembered, Ravel The Time Traveller and Know Your Ballet Music. Ng received the Artist of the Year Award – Choreographer by the Hong Kong Artists’ Guild in 1997 and 1998. He was awarded Prix d’Auteur at the 6th Rencontres Choreographiques Internationale de Seine-St-Denis (Bagnolet) with his choreography of Boy Story. His choreography of A Soldier’s Story, in collaboration with Hong Kong Sinfonietta, was awarded for the Exhilarating Production in the Hong Kong Dance Award 2008. Ng received the Distinguished Achievement Award in the Hong Kong Dance Awards 2012 and the Award for Best Artist (Dance) from the Hong Kong Arts Development Council in 2013. His recent choreography for the City Contemporary Dance Company’s Requiem HK was awarded for the Outstanding Choreography in the Hong Kong Dance Award 2019. Ng is currently the Artistic Advisor of a cappella choral theatre group Yat Po Singers.
Daniel Yeung graduated from the Chinese University of Hong Kong with a major in Fine Arts and a minor in Chinese Music. He is a self-taught dancer and was twice awarded scholarships to study choreography in Holland and the United Kingdom. In 2002, Yeung was nominated by the European Ballettanz yearbook as The Choreographer To Look At and was awarded the Rising Artist Award by the Hong Kong Arts Development Council. He was a six-time awardee at the Hong Kong Dance Awards (2000, 2005, 2009, 2012, 2013, 2014), and had twice been named as one of the Top Five Best Dance Works of the Year by the South China Morning Post. In 2013, Yeung was recognised as the Best Artist of the Year (Dance) by the Hong Kong Arts Development Council for his contributions as curator, choreographer, performer, teacher and critic for developing dance culture in Hong Kong. His recent choreography was featured in the New Vision Arts Festival 2018: Guan Yu’s Ride of 1,000 Miles Experimental Multimedia 'Lion Dance Theatre' in November 2018 which was nominated for the Outstanding Medium Venue Production in the Hong Kong Dance Awards 2019.
Dick Wong was a graduate of journalism. In 2004, he created B.O.B.* commissioned by the Hong Kong Arts Festival, and later on toured with two different versions of B.O.B.* in Europe and Asia. In 2009, Wong created 1+1 in Tokyo, and the piece was later invited by Kobe International Dance Festival and Cartier Foundation of Paris for Performance. In 2010, he was selected as the laureate of the International Residence Programme at Recollets, Paris. In 2011, Wong premiered Be Me in Berlin’s Haus der Kulturen der Welt commissioned by the In Transit Festival. In 2014, he collaborated with Xing Liang to present 0│2 in the New Vision Arts Festival. He was the course instructor of Multi-media and Performing Arts of ‘Creative Profession-Oriented Programme’ in 2007 and 2008. He was also the former instructor for dance and performance workshops organised by the Hong Kong University, the Chinese University of Hong Kong, the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, the Renaissance Foundation, Comuna de Pedra, etc. His recent choreographies included B.O.B.* Final Cut and ‘1+1 - The Self and The Other Series #2’ presented by Zuni Icosahedron in November 2018. He served as the dramaturg for Jump to Mars, Dance with Me presented by Unlock Dancing Plaza in April 2019.
Choreographer - dancer : Mui Cheuk Yin
Choreographer : Yuri Ng
Dancer : Icey Lam, Terry Tsang
Rehearsal Mistress : Iris Tang
Choreographer - dancer : Daniel Yeung
Choreographer - dancer : Dick Wong
Interviewer and Researcher : Pamela Tsui
Dancer : Carman Li
Producer : Jacqueline Wong
Assistant Producer : Fei Hung
Production Manager : Lau Sai Yau
Lighting Designer : Lai Tze Yu
Sound Designer : Kan Hei Chun
Co-Costume Designer : Tiffany Chow
Publicity Photo Team
Photography and Art Direction：Pazu@萬象鏡社
Photography Assistant : Stephen、Sing、聰、包
Image Stylist : Paddy Chan
Hair Stylist : @theattichongkong @king
Makeup Artist : Reghan Wong
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