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20th Hong Kong Dance Awards - Recipients announced

2018.4.20

 

Press Release

For immediate release

 

 

20th Hong Kong Dance Awards Presentation and Gala Performance - Recipients Announced

 

24 April 2018, Hong Kong - The 20th Hong Kong Dance Awards Presentation and Gala Performance was held on 20 April 2018 at Kwai Tsing Theatre Auditorium. 

 

Presented by Hong Kong Dance Alliance (HKDA), the Hong Kong Dance Awards aim to recognize outstanding achievements in the Hong Kong Dance industry and raise public awareness of the diversity and excellence of the local dance scene. This year celebrated 20 years of the Awards with a gala performance to a packed house and Wilfred Wong Ying-wai, GBS, JP, Chairman of the Hong Kong Arts Development Council, as Guest of Honour.

 

Awards Presentation

This year, 13 awards were voted by a Selection Jury composed of the HKDA Executive Committee members and expert panellists and the results were announced live on stage.  Presentations included a newly created award for Emerging Choreographer, and awards for outstanding work in choreography, production, performance, design for dance, dance education, and services to dance.

 

Among the recipients were: KT Yau Ka-hei for Emerging Choreographer and Lai Tak-wai for Outstanding Choreography in So Low (Leisure and Cultural Services Department, ‘Dance On’ Series).  Hong Kong Ballet’s Le Corsaire, received four awards, including Outstanding Large Venue Production and Outstanding Performance by a Male Dancer for Xia Jun as Lankendem. Outstanding Performance by a Female Dancer went to Hua Chi-yu as Lady White in Lady White of West Lake (Hong Kong Dance Company).  Outstanding Medium Venue Production went to CCDC’s Why Not Kill Us All…

 

In addition to the above awards, the Distinguished Achievement Award was presented to Anna CY Chan for her indefatigable work in dance education, promotion of local dance, and innovation in ways to create, present, and sustain dance in Hong Kong.

 

Gala Performance

Under the artistic direction of David Liu, a dazzling gala performance showcased the diversity and high quality of dance in Hong Kong with performances from companies including City Contemporary Dance Company, Hong Kong Ballet, Hong Kong Dance Company, the School of Dance of the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts, K&B Dance Company, (R&T) Rhythm & Tempo, and Studiodanz. There was live music by pianists Chung Chi-woo, Yim Wan, Grace Lau and Stephen Xavier, and violinist Amelia Chan.  

 

 

The Awards recipients are listed below.

For complete press release, please click here.

 

For more information, please visit the HKDA website: www.hkdanceall.org.

 

 

20th Hong Kong Dance Awards - List of Recipients

香港舞蹈年獎2018 得獎名單

 

 

新晉編舞

Emerging Choreographer

邱加希

KT Yau Ka-hei

 

 

傑出編舞

Outstanding Choreography

黎德威 康樂及文化事務署 「續.舞」系列 《So Low》

Lai Tak-wai for So Low

(Leisure and Cultural Services Department, ‘Dance On’ Series)

 

 

傑出大型場地舞蹈製作

Outstanding Large Venue Production

香港芭蕾舞團 《海盜》

Hong Kong Ballet for Le Corsaire

 

 

傑出中型場地舞蹈製作

Outstanding Medium Venue Production

城市當代舞蹈團 《恐.集》

City Contemporary Dance Company for Why Not Kill Us All…

 

 

傑出小型場地舞蹈製作

Outstanding Small Venue Production

康樂及文化事務署/程偉彬、邱加希 「舞蹈新鮮人」系列:《獨.蝸》、《純生》

Leisure and Cultural Services Department (‘New Force in Motion’ Series),

Rex Cheng and KT Yau Ka-hei for Solitary and Unmixed

 

 

傑出男舞蹈員演出

Outstanding Performance by a Male Dancer

夏俊 飾 蘭根丹 香港芭蕾舞團 《海盜》

Xia Jun as Lankendem in Le Corsaire (Hong Kong Ballet)

 

 

傑出女舞蹈員演出

Outstanding Performance by a Female Dancer

華琪鈺 飾 白蛇 香港舞蹈團《白蛇》

Hua Chi-yu as Lady White in Lady White of West Lake (Hong Kong Dance Company)

 

 

傑出群舞演出

Outstanding Ensemble Performance

香港芭蕾舞團 《海盜》

Hong Kong Ballet for Le Corsaire

 

 

傑出視覺設計

Outstanding Visual Design

蘇.希利及黎宇文 西九文化區管理局「觀.影——香港舞者」

Sue Healey and Maurice Lai for ON VIEW: HONG KONG (West Kowloon Cultural District Authority)

 

 

傑出舞台及服裝設計

Outstanding Set and Costume Design

曉高.米蘭 香港芭蕾舞團 《海盜》

Hugo Millán for Le Corsaire (Hong Kong Ballet)

 

 

傑出聲音設計

Outstanding Sound Design

梁寶榮 城市當代舞蹈團 《恐.集》

Leung Po-wing for Why Not Kill Us All… (City Contemporary Dance Company)

 

 

傑出舞蹈教育

Outstanding Dance Education

康樂及文化事務署( 大專生藝術通識計劃)及新約舞流《真假距離》

Leisure and Cultural Services Department (General Education in Arts Programme for Tertiary Students) and Passoverdance for Grey Area

 

 

傑出舞蹈服務

Outstanding Services to Dance

城市當代舞蹈團 城市當代舞蹈節

City Contemporary Dance Company for City Contemporary Dance Festival

 

 

傑出成就獎

Distinguished Achievement Award

陳頌瑛

Anna CY Chan

 

 

Enquiries:

Ms Thalia Wong

Arts Administration Trainee, Hong Kong Dance Alliance

E-mail: thalia@hkdanceall.org

Tel: 2267 6631