Date: 28 – 30 September 2018
Venue: Black Box Theatre, Kwai Tsing Theatre
Choreographer: Gabbie Chan Hiu Ling
Dancers: Chan Lok Hin, Cyrus Hui
Lördagsgodis, the Swedish Saturday Candy. Bites of irresistible sweetness conceal the bewildering deception, sugarcoat fragmented memories.
Chan graduated from The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts, majoring in Chinese Dance. From 2012 to 2014, Chan joined the DanceArt Hong Kong and performed in productions including In Search of Hui Sin, M-cident, and Lament of the Exile. In 2015, she joined Passoverdance and started creating choreography. Chan’s recent choreographies include the environmental dance Recycle Green presented in iDance Festival Hong Kong in 2015, and The 16th Day presented in The 44th Hong Kong Arts Festival in 2016. Other works include Whisper of Bubble, Fabric, He,She,It,Past,Chase and more. Chan is currently the Artist in Residence of Passoverdance.
Choreographer: Jennifer Mok
Devising Dancers: Pansy Lo, Kaspy Ma, KT Yau Ka Hei
Moha, ‘delusion’ in Sanskrit, the agony of ignorance to the entire reality. The fog of fear, obligation, and guilt, a cage of blinded extortion.
Mok graduated from The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts, majoring in Ballet and later in Modern dancer. Mok joined the City Contemporary Dance Company as dancer from 2007 to 2014. In 2015, Mok performed in her first choreography, A Major Clown in G Flat, in Femininity of E-sides Dance Company, and was nominated for Outstanding Choreography and Outstanding Performance by a Female Dancer in the 18th Hong Kong Dance Awards. In 2018, Mok was invited to the Hong Kong Dance Exchange Festival and 2018 Dance Round Table in Taiwan. In 2017, she presented her work You are Beautiful in The 45th Hong Kong Arts Festival. Currently, Mok works as an independent artist in different fields of performing arts.
‘New Force in Motion’ presents new dance works of emerging choreographers. It aims to offer a professional platform for young choreographers to showcase choreography, encourage development, and stimulate creativity through artistic mentoring and collaborative research. To continue the shared vision for dance development, and to facilitate the professional production process, the HKDA serve as the producer of the program again in 2018-19. Two young local choreographers, Gabbie Chan and Jennifer Mok, were selected by the LCSD Art Form Panel (Dance and Multi-Arts) from the proposals it received.
Presented by: Leisure and Cultural Services Department
Produced by: Hong Kong Dance Alliance
Hong Kong Dance Alliance is financially supported by the HKADC