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Dance Productions - Platform for Emerging Choreographers

‘New Force in Motion’ Series 2021: Vivian Luk, Natalie Mak, Poon Chun Ho

2021.9.10 - 12

 

‘New Force in Motion’ Series 2021: Vivian Luk, Natalie Mak, Poon Chun Ho

 

‘New Force in Motion’ Series aims to provide a professional platform for young choreographers to showcase new dance works, stimulate creativity through artistic mentoring, and foster the development of the local arts scene.

 

10-11*.9.2021 (Fri-Sat) 8PM

11-12.9.2021 (Sat-Sun) 3PM

Black Box Theatre, Kwai Tsing Theatre

* With Meet-the-Artist session after the performance

$200 Free Seating

 

Vivian Luk - -ology

 

Might it be an evidence, an imagination, or resources of faith, hope and spirit.

 

Choreographer/Dancer: Vivian Luk

Artistic Advisor: Rebecca Wong Mei Yuk

Devising Dancers: Ivan Chan, Phygmus Tang, Carmen Yu

Composer/Sound Designer: Lawrence Lau

Set / Props Deviser: Olive Tsui

 

Natalie Mak - ½ TBC

 

You are me, I am you; Who am I?

 

Choreographer: Natalie Mak

Artistic Advisor: Ho Ying Fung

Devising Dancers: Henry Chan, Jasmine Lam

Composer/Sound Engineer: Martin Lai

 

Poon Chun Ho - Before...

 

So that the Universe felt love, by which, as some believe, the world has many times been turned to chaos. - Dante Alighieri

 

Concept/Choreographer/Performer: Poon Chun Ho

Artistic Advisor: KT Yau

Creative Performers: Rain Chan, Marco Chiu, Peggy Chow, Candy Hung, Ng Hei Wai^

Composer/Sound Designer: Annisa Cheung

Concept: Marcus Au

 

Production Manager: Jason Ma

Lighting Designer: Lai Tze Yu

Costume and Props Designer: Ainsley So

Graphic Designer: Peter Bird Studio

Publicity Photographer: Worldwide Dancer Project

^By kind permission of The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts

 

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Tickets available from 1 August onwards at URBTIX

 

◆Discount Schemes◆

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. (available on a first-come-first-served basis).

 

Group Booking Discount: 10% off for each purchase of 4-9 standard tickets; 15% off for 10-19 standard tickets; 20% off for 20 or more standard tickets.

 

Hong Kong Dance Alliance Member enjoys 30% off for each purchase of standard tickets.

 

Patrons can enjoy only one of the above discount offers for each purchase.

 

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Recommended for ages 6 or above.

The duration of the whole performance is approximately 1 hour 30 minutes including a 15-minute intermission.

Seating arrangement subject to change according to the latest COVID-19 prevention measures.

 

Presented by

Hong Kong Dance Alliance

Hong Kong Dance Alliance is financially supported by the HKADC

 

Dance Productions

Dance New Motion

2021.6.25

Dance New Motion : Chan Wai Lok, Sudhee Liao, Alice Ma

 

Online Programme

 

Following the direction of ‘New Force in Motion’ Series, 'Dance New Motion' presents new dance video works of emerging choreographers. It aims to provide a professional platform for them to showcase their choreography, encourage local arts development and stimulate creativity under the new normal for the arts amid the pandemic.

 

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25.6.2021

Online Premiere

hkdancealliance - YouTube

 

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POV --- Chan Wai Lok

Let’s have a duo, shall we?

 

Choreographer: Chan Wai Lok

Performers: Chan Wai Lok 、Lee Ka Hei

Video & Art Director, Editor: Wong Hei Wa

Assistant Director & Gaffer: Yuen Hon Hin

Cinematographer & Gaffer: Dino Rib

Assistant Art Director: Boski Chan

Sound Designers: Karen Yu 、Amy Chan

Costume Designer: Cheng Nga Yan

Make-up & Hair Stylist: Suen Wing Chi

Artistic Adviser: Joanna Lee

 

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Interconnectivity --- Sudhee Liao

A multi-layered performance that explores the state of the connection. By weaving physicality and movement, we play with the idea of equilibrium between body and space.

 

Choreographer: Sudhee Liao

Artistic Adviser: Tsang Man Tung

Devising Dancers: Chan Lok Hin、Jonathan Hung Chun Lok

Video Director, Dop  & Editor:  Vincent Ip

Sound Composer: Shane Aspegren

Costume, Props & Set Designer: Audrey Ng

 

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I don’t mean it --- Alice Ma

“We know that they are lying, they know that they are lying, they even know that we know they are lying, we also know that they know we know they are lying too, they of course know that we certainly know they know we know they are lying too as well, but they are still lying.” - Russian writer and Nobel Prize winner, Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

 

Choreographer & Dancer: Alice Ma

Video Director& Dop: Vincent Ip

Composer & Sound Designer:  Leung Po Wing

Costume & Props Designer: Luise Yau^

Make-up & Hair Stylist: Jadeson Fu

Rehearsal Assistant & Editor: Christy Poinsettia Ma

Artistic Adviser: Ata Wong Chun Tat

^By kind permission of the Hong Kong Dance Company

 

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Producer

Jamie Wu

 

Presenter

Hong Kong Dance Alliance

 

Festivals, Seminars, Workshops

DanceHub Lecture Series: Practical Handbook for Dance Practitioners

2021.5.18 - 6.2

DanceHub Lecture Series: Practical Handbook for Dance Practitioners

 

DanceHub Lecture Series makes a glory return! Hong Kong Dance Alliance (HKDA) has invited three experts to share their professional knowledge and experience in mediation, insurance and legal issues. Participants would be able to learn more about practical information other than artistic creation. Friends from different performing disciplines are also welcome.

To register for any of the sessions, please complete the application form below. We shall send you an email with registration confirmation and payment details.
Don't miss the chance, reserve your seats in advance!

 

►Online Registration Form

https://forms.gle/crszNSmwmsGs5K6DA


►Event Details
Session 1: Win-win resolution for disputes
Date & Time: 18 May 2021 (Tue) 7:00pm
Venue: Hong Kong Mediation Centre (Room 504, 5/F, West Wing, Justice Place, 11 Ice House Street, Central)
Speaker: Dr. Law Wai Hung Francis (President of Hong Kong Mediation Centre)
- Introducing the aim and function of mediation
- Explaining the process of mediation
- Illustrating the significance of mediation in performing arts

Session 2: Comprehensive protection & planning for your future
Date & Time: 25 May 2021 (Wed) 7:00pm
Venue: Garage Wanchai Lockhart (Beverly House, 1/F & 2/F, Lockhart Road, Wan Chai)
Speaker: Mr. Si Chor Kit Freddie (Professional Insurance Agent)
- Explaining the function and importance of insurance for rehearsals and performances
- Displaying how insurance can protect arts practitioners and how to establish long-term plans
- Introducing different types of insurance for activities and their corresponding content

Session 3: Legal issues for online performances
Date & Time: 2 June 2021 (Tue) 7:00pm
Venue: Art and Culture Outreach (ACO) (14/F, Foo Tak Building, 365-367 Hennessy Road, Wan Chai)
Speaker: Mr. Fan Hoi Kit Alex (HK Dance Alliance Honorary Legal Advisor)
- Identifying copyright and its related regulations
- Introducing copyright issues related to arts
- Revealing legal issues for online performances
 

►Registration deadline
Session 1: 12/5/2021 (Wed) 5pm
Session 2: 19/5/2021 (Wed) 5pm
Session 3: 26/5/2021 (Wed) 5pm

►Language
Cantonese

►Fee
HKDA Members: Free Admission
Non-members: $90/talk; 10% off for any two talks (Total $162); 20% off for all the three talks (Total $216)
*Join the HKDA 2021-22 membership now with an annual fee of HKD$200 to enjoy extra TWO months' complimentary membership starting from May 2021, as well as FREE admission offer to all three sessions of this Lecture Series.
Application and member benefits:

http://www.hkdanceall.org/?a=group&id=be_a_member
*No refund will be accepted once the registration has been confirmed

 

Enquiries

hkdancealliance@gmail.com

2267 6631

Festivals, Seminars, Workshops

Dance Sector Gathering

2021.5.7

Dance Sector Gathering

 

Since our gathering in April last year, the dance sector has continued to be impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, especially those working in dance education.

 

Daniel Yeung(楊春江), the Chairman of the Dance Art Form Group of the Hong Kong Arts Development Council, would like to meet with all members of the dance sector again to discuss long-term support plans and development. He would also like to introduce the new grant category “Research / Archiving / Critique / Publication in Dance” of HKADC – which targets dance teachers and also dance artists who had to cancel their productions last year.

 

Details

Date: 7 May 2021 (Friday)

Time: 16:00 - 18:00

Venue: CCDC Dance Centre

 

In response to the development of the pandemic and relevant disease prevention measures, there will be a quota on the number of attendees. Interested parties please send your name, contact number and affiliated organisation (if any) to admin@hkdanceall.org so the Alliance can arrange accordingly. Seats will be reserved on a first-come-first-served basis. A registration confirmation will be sent to you via email.

 

*Special thanks to CCDC Dance Centre for sponsoring the venue

 

 

Enquiries

admin@hkdanceall.org

2267 6631

Festivals, Seminars, Workshops

Natalie Mak & Poon Chun Ho: Dancers Audition

2021.4.10

Natalie Mak & Poon Chun Ho: Dancers Audition

Choreographers Natalie Mak and Poon Chun Ho are now looking for dancers to perform in their new works in September 2021.

 

Audition Details

Date: 10/04/2021 (Saturday)

Time: 14:30 - 18:30

Venue: City Contemporary Dance Company CCDC Dance Centre

 

Requirements

- Performing experience is necessary

- Performers of any dance, theatre and/or movement genre background are welcome

 

Audition Format

- Audition will be held in the form of a workshop

- Participants will need to prepare a solo of approximately 1-2 minutes

* Dress code: Any clothing that is comfortable or convenient for body movement / exercise

 

Performance Details

Rehearsal Period: 04/2021-09/2021

Move-in and Performance Period: 06-12/09/2021

Performance Venue:  Black Box Theatre, Kwai Tsing Theatre

 

Application

Interested parties will need to fill in and submit Application Form. Selected participants will be contacted via email.

Application Form: https://forms.gle/XwjtHsz7UXYcG66b9

Application Deadline: 02/04/2021 (Friday) 18:00

 

 

//About Natalie Mak//

Natalie Mak graduated from The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts (HKAPA) with Bachelor of Fine Arts (Honours) Degree, majoring in Chinese Dance. During her studies, she was awarded The Spring Time Stage Production Scholarship and twice awarded the Disney Scholarship. She was the representative of HKAPA to perform in Italy and Taiwan. Natalie has been a full-time dancer with the City Contemporary Dance Company since 2014 to 2020. She has worked with a number of emerging choreographers and arts organisations, and has performed in a wide range of dance performances in Hong Kong. Natalie is now actively involved in dance teaching and related work. She is also a Yoga Teacher (RYT®) with Yoga Alliance and a Certified Flyoga® Teacher.

 

//About Poon Chun Ho//

Poon Chun Ho is the core member of Beyond Dance Theater, freelance performer and theatre educator. He won the Distinct Actor Award at the 11th Hong Kong Theatre Libre with “Castle of Glass” produced by Hong Kong Repertory Theatre. Poon graduated from the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts (HKAPA) with Bachelor of Fine Arts (Honours) Degree, majoring in Acting. After graduation, he joined Theatre du Pif with the support of Hong Kong Arts Development Council and became a full-time intern actor. In 2015, he cooperated with a contemporary dance company from Singapore, The ARTS FISSION, and he was the Assistant Choreographer in the piece “Anonymous”. In 2018, Poon was invited to join the Professional Intensive Training Workshop by Gecko Theatre in UK. From 2015 – 2018, Poon was a part-time instructor at the School of Drama and School of Dance at the Hong Kong Academy for Performing arts.

 

Enquiries: 2267 6631 / hkdancealliance@gmail.com

 

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

 

Dance Productions - Platform for Emerging Choreographers

‘New Force in Motion’ Series: Chan Wai Lok, Sudhee Liao, Alice Ma

2020.12.31 - 2021.1.2

‘New Force in Motion’ Series: Chan Wai Lok, Sudhee Liao, Alice Ma

 

**In view of the latest situation of COVID-19, all LCSD venues are temporarily closed for live performances until further notice. 'New Force in Motion' Series: Chan Wai Lok, Sudhee Liao, Alice Ma scheduled on 31 Dec 2020 – 2 Jan 2021 at Black Box Theatre, Kwai Tsing Theatre has been cancelled.

 

Presented by the Leisure and Cultural Services Department(LCSD), the Hong Kong Dance Alliance(HKDA) will produce the upcoming 'New Force in Motion' Series, and stage 4 public performances on 31 December 2020 to 2 January 2021 at Kwai Tsing Theatre Black Box Theatre. The Series will showcase 3 new works by three local emerging choreographers: Chan Wai Lok, Sudhee Liao and Alice Ma.

 

'New Force in Motion' Series aims to offer a professional platform for emerging choreographers to showcase choreography, encourage development, and stimulate creativity. This year, HKDA produced the Series for the fourth consecutive year, to continue the shared vision for dance development, and to facilitate the professional production process. 


 

Performance details:

 

Date: 2020.12.31 - 2021.1.1* 8pm; 2021.1.1 - 2021.1.2 3pm

Venue: Black Box Theatre, Kwai Tsing Theatre

Tickets: $180 Free Seating

*with meet-the-artist session


 

Chan Wai Lok《Click》

Delete, copy, return...Click to open a space, or close.

Choreographer & Dancer: Chan Wai Lok

Artistic Adviser: Joanna Lee

Video Designer: Cheng Nga Yan 

 

Sudhee Liao《Interconnectivity》 

By weaving physicality and movement, we play with the idea of equilibrium between body and space. 

Choreographer: Sudhee Liao

Artistic Adviser: Kelvin Tsang Man Tung

Devising Dancers: Chan Lok Hin, Jonathan Hung Chun Lok

Sound Composer: Shane Aspegren 

Costume, Props & Set Designer: Audrey Ng (Malaysia) 

 

Alice Ma《I don't mean it》  

We don’t even know whether the words from us are as intended, or simply lies.  

Choreographer & Dancer: Alice Ma

Artistic Adviser: Ata Wong Chun Tat

Composer & Sound Designer: ^Leung Po Wing

Rehearsal Assistant: Luk Wai Shan Vivian

^By kind permission of the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts


 

Production & Stage Manager: Meilin Ho 

Deputy Stage Manager: Ho Tak Ching

Lighting Designer: Lai Tze Yu

Audio Coordinator: Jeffery Fung

 

Presented by: Leisure and Cultural Services Department

Produced by: Hong Kong Dance Alliance

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

 

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.