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



‘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




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.



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 New Motion




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.




Online Premiere

hkdancealliance - YouTube



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



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



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




Jamie Wu



Hong Kong Dance Alliance


DanceHub Lecture Series: Practical Handbook for Dance Practitioners



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


►Event Details
Session 1: Win-win resolution of 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


HKDA Members: Free Admission
Non-members: $90/session; 10% off for any two sessions (Total $162); 20% off for all the three sessions (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




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Dance Sector Gathering



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.



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





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Natalie Mak & Poon Chun Ho: Dancers Audition



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



- 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



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


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



Cancellation: ‘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. Please keep the original tickets intact (with stubs), for details of the ticket refund arrangement, please refer to the latest announcement on the Cultural Presentations website and Facebook afterwards.

Cultural Presentations website: http://www.lcsd.gov.hk/cp

Cultural Presentations Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/culturalpresentations


If you have purchased tickets through the Hong Kong Dance Alliance, please contact us at 2267 6733 or email to hkdancealliance@gmail.com for refund arrangements. Thank you for your support!

'New Force in Motion' Series returns in 2021 with a Fresh Look - Call for Choreography Proposals



'New Force in Motion' Series returns in 2021 with a Fresh Look - Call for Choreography Proposals

Presented by the Hong Kong Dance Alliance for the first time and sponsored by the Leisure and Cultural Services Department, the 'New Force in Motion' Series 2021 will showcase the artistic ideas of emerging choreographers in Hong Kong in an enhanced format. Besides providing a professional platform and sponsorship to the new generation of choreographers, the series also encourages the development of various dance genres within the local dance scene with the aim of sparking creativity and diversity in choreography. The deadline for submitting proposals has been extended to 6:00pm, 23 December 2020.


Throughout the years, the Series presented numerous talented choreographers including Rex Cheng and KT Yau (2017); Gabbie Chan and Jennifer Mok (2018); Joseph Lee, Terry Tsang and Tsang Wing Fai (2019); Chan Wai Lok, Sudhee Liao and Alice Ma (2020). Many of them went on to win awards at the annual Hong Kong Dance Awards, as well as being invited to conduct dance exchange and sharing in different countries.


Subsidized Items

-Performance venue and production cost;

-Administration, marketing and production team;

-Venue rental for 120 hours of rehearsal for each choreographer;

-Recommendation and audition of dancers;

-Artistic advisor(s)


Performance Information

Date:                           10-12 September 2021, 4 performances (tentative)

Venue:                         Kwai Tsing Theatre, Black Box Theatre

Stage type:                  End-stage

Audience Capacity:     120 / performance

Length:                        20-30 minutes for each work

Number of dancers:    Maximum of 6 for each work



  1. Applicant must be a Hong Kong resident;
  2. Priority will be given to emerging choreographers;
  3. Choreography of any dance genre is welcome;
  4. Applicant must have presented choreography publicly;
  5. The proposed choreography must not be presented in the public before;
  6. If the proposed choreography is a solo work, the choreographers would not be able to take part as the dancer



Applicant may be required to attend an interview during 7-13 January 2021.


Submission Deadline Extended to

23 December 2020 6:00pm


How to apply

Please complete the Choreography Proposal Form and send it to san@hkdanceall.org . Please state “ 2021'New Force in Motion' Series - Call For Choreography Proposals” in the email subject.


Download Choreography Proposal Form: Word format

                                                                   PDF format



San Ho

Assistant Project Manager

2267 6733 / san@hkdanceall.org


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

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



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


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. Tickets are now available at URBTIX, with a standard price $180.


'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.


"Dance Tutorial Video Testing Ground" 2.0 - Release of selected videos


"Dance Tutorial Video Testing Ground" 2.0
Release of selected videos




Thank you for your active support to "Dance Tutorial Video Testing Ground" 2.0 presented by Hong Kong Dance Alliance. After a round of selection process, below are the extracts and full-length videos of selected applicants. Let's dance together!


「Dance Tutorial Video Testing Ground」2.0 YouTube Channel


Kammy Lau

About going en pointe


林寶 Lam Bo

Girls’ Hip Hop ‘Like that’ Dance Teaching


陳振楊 Anliex Chan

Flow Dancing Warrior


曾詠暉 Tsang Wing Fai

13 minutes workout

Music: 'Supalonely' & 'I Feel Space'

Filming Venue: Tin Project


梁麗婷 Siuting Leung

K-POP Dance

Acknowledgement: Little Dance Moon Studio


梁繼文 Leung Kai Man

Moonwalk & slide


Sai C

Jazz Funk - ‘Motivation’

Acknowledgement: NoWhere studio


勞展程 Carl Lo

Dance fitness video 

Acknowledgement: Carl Dance Fitness


郭石南 Bboy Blast

Introduction to Freeze


張芷君 Cheung Tsz Kwan

Introduction to Arm Wave 


潘俊維 Poon Chun Wai

Acknowledgement: Studiodanz


李嘉玲 Lee Ka Ling

Online Ballet Class

Acknowledgement: Fantasy academy of Ballet
Video Production: iloveblack workshop (addwong)


黃羨晴 Janette Wong


Acknowledgement: BulletDreads X Cave


王立言 Wang Liyan

Arm position in Mongolian folk dance

Acknowledgement: FusionART Communication LTD.


丸仔 yuenjie MARU

Symbiotic Dance

Acknowledgement: ImproKids


施寶穎 Sze Po Wing Iris

Creative Dance: Direction

Acknowledgement: 黃念慈


陳琬懿 Yuen Yi

Hip-Hop: Roger Rabbit


伍婉儀 Carter Ng

Locking: Wrist Twirl & Point


簡威玲 Kan Wai Ling

Breaking (1): Intro, Pose, Top Rock, Join-in


Breaking (2): Go down, Go up, Tricks 


Breaking (3): Footwork – Monkey Swing & Six-step


Breaking (4): Freeze

"Dance Tutorial Video Testing Ground" 2.0 - Call for submission


"Dance Tutorial Video Testing Ground" 2.0

Call for submission




"Dance Tutorial Video Testing Ground" is a project presented by Hong Kong Dance Alliance (The Alliance) earlier this year, and launching phase 2 now in response to the dance community situation under the 3rd wave of COVID-19 pandemic in Hong Kong. The Alliance will prioritise applicants who did not join phase 1 of this project.


The Alliance is showing support to the dance community with this project, hope to encourage dance tutors to research on how dance tutorials could be adapted to video/digital format in a creative way and provide free tutorials for general public to dance/exercise at home.


This project would not be only beneficial to dance tutors and dance students, general public who are interested in dance and workout whom could not attend physical dance lessons due to COVID-19 would also be benefited.


Please click here for the Application and video submission form.



【Research fee is available】


A research fee of HKD 2,000 will be offered to the applicant who submitted the dance video which is later being selected to share on the Alliance online platforms. A total of 15 quotas are available. Application and selection will be in process at the same time, if 15 quotas are used up before the application deadline, The Alliance will arrange another round of selection among those unpublished videos after the deadline, 5 quotas have been reserved for this round of selection.

[Remark: One selected applicant can receive a research fee of HKD 2,000 once only.]



【 Details of important dates】


  • Application: 7 – 30 Aug 2020
  • Notify Results: 7 – 30 Aug 2020
  • Notify Results: 31 Aug 2020
  • Video Launching: 7 Aug – 4 Sept 2020
  • Payment to Applicants: Payment will be settled within 15 days after the video is launched



【Video requirements】

  • Teaching Language: Cantonese or English
  • Dance genres including but not limited to: Ballet, Chinese dance, Street dance, Jazz, Contemporary, Yoga, etc.
  • The submitted dance tutorial video(s) shall remain unlisted on any media platforms or for private use only before the notification of selection result and before the publication by the Alliance.



If you are interested, please submit your dance tutorial videos on or before 30 Aug 2020 (Sun)! A a single or series of tutorial videos are welcomed! 


Enquiries: Ms Yvonne Yau

(+852 2267 6733 / yvonne@hkdanceall.org)