★★★★★ Sydney Morning Herald
★★★★ The Financial Times, The Independent
“A piece of physical and visual theatre capable of swallowing you whole.” Online magazine Exeunt
“The choreography is wonderfully eclectic and expressive, and performed by all four men with exquisite precision and feeling.”
The Financial Times
“Overwhelming… one’s memories of the performance will stay forever.” Website The Public Review
An intimate, funny and moving exploration of human behaviour
We live in a busy world of high-pressure targets and even higher expectations, struggling on the verge of collapse…
Institute is a visually captivating, emotionally driven performance, which openly invites its audience to consider what it means to care and be cared for.
The programme contains strong language, some English, German and French, partly with Chinese and English surtitles.
With post-performance talk on 7 Sep (Conducted in English)
Recommended for ages 12 and above. Children under the age of 6 will not be admitted. One ticket per person regardless of age.
The running time of each performance is about 1 hour 15 minutes without intermission.
Audience is strongly advised to arrive punctually. Latecomers and audiences who leave their seats during the performance will not be seated.
'Beyond Multi-arts’ Series: Institute by Gecko (UK)
Gecko, founded in 2001 and winner of the Total Theatre Award at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, is one of the leading physical theatre companies in the United Kingdom. Famed for its visceral, ambitious and visual theatre, Gecko creates works through collaboration, experimentation and play. Their productions have toured to over 20 countries and various international arts festivals. Gecko received brilliant reviews for their performances of Missing (Hong Kong 2015), Institute (Shanghai 2018), and their latest work, The Wedding, staged at the Barbican Theatre in London earlier this year.
Artistic Director: Amit Lahav
Created by: Amit Lahav
Producer: Rosalind Wynn
Production Manager: Chris Swain
Devising Performers: Chris Evans, Francois Testory, Ryen Perkins-Ganges, Amit Lahav
Solo Vocalist: Francois Testory
The English version will be available soon.
Tickets available from 5 July onwards at all URBTIX outlets, on internet, mobile ticketing app and credit card telephone booking.
Half-price tickets available for senior citizens aged 60 and above, people with disabilities and the minder, full-time students and Comprehensive Social Security Assistance (CSSA) recipients. Limited tickets for CSSA recipients available on a first-come-first-served basis.
20% off for each purchase of standard tickets from 5 July to 31 August.
Group Booking Discount*
For each purchase of standard tickets for stage programme(s) in the ‘Beyond Multi-arts’ Series, the following concession applies:
10% off for 4-9 standard tickets; 15% off for 10-19 standard tickets; 20% off for 20 or more standard tickets.
‘Beyond Multi-arts’ Series Package Discount*
For each purchase of standard tickets for different stage programmes in the ‘Beyond Multi-arts’ Series, the following concession applies:
10 % off for any 2 programmes; 15 % off for any 3 programmes; 20% off for 4 or more programmes.
*Not applicable to tickets for all lectures and workshops in the ‘Beyond Multi-arts’ Series.
Patrons can enjoy only one of the above discount offers. Please inform the box office staff at the time of purchase.
Internet Booking www.urbtix.hk
Mobile Ticketing App My URBTIX
Credit Card Telephone Booking 2111 5999
Ticketing Enquiries 3761 6661
Programme Enquiries 2268 7323
The presenter reserves the right to change the programme and substitute artists.
The programme does not represent the views of the Leisure and Cultural Services Department.
Date: 25.8.2019 (Sun)
Topic: Decoding Intimacy
Moderator: Bernice CHAN (General Manager, IATC-HK)
Speakers: William CHAN Wai-yam (Dance and Theatre Critic)
Cally YU (Dance and Culture Critic, Playwright)
Conducted in Cantonese
Free Admission. Limited seats available on a first-come-first-served basis.
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