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Festivals, Seminars, Workshops

2nd Collaborative Creative Lab

2017.12.4 - 22

 

2nd Collaborative Creative Lab

 

2017.12.4 – 12.22

 

 

Co-facilitated and curated by veteran artist Dick Wong, and veteran art critic and independent producer Joanna Lee

Hong Kong Dance Alliance announces the 2nd Collaborative Creative Lab from 4 to 22 December. Aimed at fostering research and development capabilities for dance and performing artists, through three weeks of intensive collaborative research workshops, the Lab seeks to encourage interdependent and multi-lateral learning strategies in the creative process. The sharing and presentation session will be held in the last session of the project. 

 

Workshop Details
Workshop: 4-22.12 (Mon-Fri) 10:00 - 14:00
Sharing/Presentation: 22.12 (Fri) 16:00 - 18:00
Venue: Studiodanz

Address: Workshop B, 5/F, Tontex Industrial Building, 2-4 Sheung Hei Street, San Po Kong

 

 

Presenter

Hong Kong Dance Alliance

 

Venue Sponsor

Studiodanz

 

Hong Kong Dance Alliance is financially supported by the Hong Kong Arts Development Council


Enquiry
Phone: 2267 6631
Email: admin@hkdanceall.org

Festivals, Seminars, Workshops

Nederlands Dans Theatre (NDT) Workshop for Professional Dance Artists

2017.11.8

 

NDT WORKSHOP FOR PROFESSIONAL DANCE ARTISTS
 

(NDT x LCSD x HKDA)

 

Led by NDT1 dancer Lydia Bustindy, a workshop for professional dance artists, which based on In the Event choreographed by Crystal Pite, will be held on 8 Nov.

 

 

Nederlands Dans Theatre (NDT)

Found in 1959 by Benjamin Harkarvy, Aart Verstegen and Carel Birnie in cooperation with eighteen dancers from Het Nationale Ballet, NDT was renowned in the modern dance field for its nonconformist, avant-garde productions. The company has built a rich repertoire of 600 works by renowned choreographers such as Jiří Kylián, Hans van Manen and Sol León. NDT now under the artistic guidance of Paul Lightfoot, consists of 28 dancers between 24 and 41 years old of different countries, acknowledged for their astonishing technique and expression.

 

【Workshop Details】

Date: 2017. 11. 08 (Wed)
Time: 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Venue: Studio Theatre, HKICC Lee Shau Kee School of Creativity
Instructor: Lydia Bustinbuy
Language: English

Target: Professional dance artist
No. of Participants: 30
Fee: $ 100

 


Co-organisers: Nederlands Dans Theatre, Leisure and Cultural Services Department, Hong Kong Dance Alliance 

Venue Sponsor: HKICC Lee Shau Kee School of Creativity

 

Enquiries: 
Hong Kong Dance Alliance
Email : admin@hkdanceall.org

 

*Organizer(s) reserves all right to select participants, to change venue, instructor and other arrangements.

 

Festivals, Seminars, Workshops - Dance Enhance

Dance Enhance - Dance Appreciation & Criticism Writing Project 2017 (Advanced Edition)

2017.9.5 - 12.19

 

Dance Enhance - Dance Appreciation & Criticism Writing Project 2017

(Advanced Edition)

 

Mentored and led by professional critics and dance artists - performance appreciation, lectures, workshops, post-performance discussions, review writing and publication opportunities.

 

Program Detail: 
https://goo.gl/vA8pZV

 

 

Program Fee:

HKD 1300 / 1000*

Inclusive of all lectures, workshops, and 1 ticket per participant for 4 dance performances

 

 

Contact and Enquiry: 2267 6728 / admin@hkdanceall.org

Festivals, Seminars, Workshops

Insurance Talk for Performing Artist

2017.1.23

 

Insurance Talk for Performing Artist

 

 

As a performing arts artists, do you know about labour insurance, or personal finance investment strategy? As a producer/performing unit, do you understand the related law and responsibility well? In order to equip the artists for future development, the Alliance will hold an insurance talk targeting freelance performing artists, details as follow:

Speakers: Insurance Practitioners from Zurich Insurance (HK), Bank Consortium Trust Co., and Metropolitan Life Insurance Company Of HK Ltd
Date: 23 January (Monday)
Time: 19:00 - 21:00
Venue: Joinsmart International Enterprise Ltd., 9/F, Wgrlex Building 61-63, Portland Street, Yau Ma Tei, Kln.
Content: 
- Third Party Legal Liabilities/Personal Accident/Labour Insurance during rehearsals and performances
- MPF terms/Investment strategy
- Financial planning for freelance performing artists
Target Audience: Freelance artists/dance industry players
Enquiry: 2267 6663/ 2267 6631

The talk will be conducted in Cantonese. 

Online registration: https://goo.gl/forms/69gwkAImuicgD4n73
***Deadline: 20 January (Friday)***

Free of charge with first-come-first serve basis. 
Confirmation email will be sent the day after the deadline.

*Organizer reserves the right to amend or cancel the event.

Festivals, Seminars, Workshops

Collaborative Creative Lab

2017.1.9 - 2.10

Collaborative Creative Lab

 

 

Facilitator & Curator: Dick Wong

 

Hong Kong Dance Alliance strives to foster dance and performing artists’ research and development capabilities by providing a platform to encourage inter-dependent and interactive learning strategies in the creative process and research; to enhance artistic standards; and, to support artistic development. Cross-media artist, Dick Wong, has been invited to be the Facilitator and Curator of a three-week Collaborative Creative Lab. A Work-in-progress Showing will be held in the last session for participants to share their research outcomes.

 

Collaborative

>>To inspire and be inspired during the inter-dependent and interactive creative process, open your mind to different ideas

 

Creative

>>Remove limits to creation, abandon mechanical patterns of producing arts

 

Lab

>>Encourage adventurous creative processes, sharpen your focus on developing research ideas

 

[Workshop Details]

1st & 2nd Week: 1.9-13; 16-20 (Mon - Fri) 10am-2pm

Research & Exploration – Thematic sharing sessions to explore research directions in groups

3rd Week: 2.6-10 (Mon - Fri) 10am-6pm, any 4 hours a day

Group Research – Smaller group collaborative discussion and development to further work on the research targets and prepare for the last showing

Work-in-progress Showing: 2.10 (Fri) 3-5pm

Present outcomes from the research weeks (open to all formats)

* Guests from various creative/arts fields will be invited

* Principal language of workshop delivery is Cantonese

*19th Hong Kong Dance Awards Fellowship

Three participants will be selected for a Hong Kong Dance Awards Fellowship to further develop their works and perform on stage at the Hong Kong Dance Awards Presentation.

 

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*Hong Kong Dance Alliance reserves all right to change the recruitment requirement and project arrangement items.

 

Presenter

Hong Kong Dance Alliance

 

Venue Sponsorship

CCDC Dance Centre

 

Hong Kong Dance Alliance is financally supported by the Hong Kong Arts Development Council

 

Festivals, Seminars, Workshops - Dance Enhance

Dance Enhance - Dance Appreciation & Criticism Writing Project 2016

2016.9.13 - 2017.1.10

 

 

 

 

Dance Appreciation & Criticism Writing Project 2016

Dance Enhance

 

Learn to appreciate and analyze dance!

Watch performances and interact with dancers and choreographers. Write reviews, get feedback from professional critics and have the chance to see your work published.

 

Appreciating Dance

l   Participants will attend 4 interactive lectures, including live demonstrations by dancers; 4 productions in those genres by local dance companies; a rehearsal of a new production, including Q&A with the choreographer, to help understand the process of creating dance.

 

Analyzing Dance

l   Participants will take part in discussion sessions led by professional dance critics after each performance; a workshop to review how “we see what we want to see” and a dance workshop conducted by a leading local choreographer to learn about dance as a language and experience movement and the process of creating movement.

 

Writing About Dance

l   Participants will write reviews of the productions they attend and will receive written feedback on their work from mentors who are professional dance critics; selected work will be published in dance journal/hk.

 

 

Mentors

William Chan - Performing Arts Critic

Kuh Fei - Arts Advisor - Arts Criticism, Hong Kong Arts Development Council

Kevin Kwong - Editor - Culture, South China Morning Post

Natasha Rogai - Dance Critic, South China Morning Post

Catherine Yau - Arts Practitioner in Dance

 

Fee

Inclusive of all lectures, workshops, and 1 ticket per participant for 4 dance performances

HKD 800 / 600*

*Early bird offer (Apply on or before 31 Aug 2016) / Full-time student / Members of HK Dance Alliance

 

Event Notes:

Applicants should be aged 18 or above.

Activities will be conducted in Putonghua, Cantonese and/or English.

Confirmed details of the programme will be provided with notification of acceptance.

Participants’ reviews may be selected for publication in dance journal/hk or on the Hong Kong Dance Alliance website

Programme events/activities/speakers subject to change (participants will be notified).

All rights reserved by project organizer.

Fees are non-refundable once the course has begun. 

 

 

Hong Kong Dance Alliance is financially supported by the ADC

 

Media Partner

dance journal

 

Enquiry:

Tel:2267 6631

Email:admin@hkdanceall.org