Once again, the Dance Alliance is grateful to be the presenter of New Force in Motion 2023. We've received a lot of submissions from talented local choreographers for this year's entry. The judges are truly captivated by the variety of genres and the uniqueness of each choreographer.
The Dance Alliance is excited to announce the three up-and-coming local choreographers chosen after rounds of assessments and auditions by a team of professional judges. Congratulations to Ryan Lee, Kingsan Lo and Suen Nam!
//About Ryan Lee, Kingsan Lo and Suen Nam//
Born and raised in Hong Kong, Ryan graduated from the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts with a Bachelor of Fine Arts (Hons) in Dance with first-class honor, majoring in Chinese dance. Currently he is a dancer of the Hong Kong Dance Company. During his studies, he received numerous scholarships and awards in recognition of his academic merits and contributions to the school, such as the Director’s Award and HKSAR Government Scholarship Fund - Scholarships for Outstanding Performance. Ryan has been actively engaging in the art field, covering the area of performing, creating, art administration, music and education.
Ryan believes in the healing power of performing arts, and he is interested in exploring and expanding the creative boundaries of the art of Chinese dance.
King is a professionally trained versatile artist specialised in body movement and energy harmonisation. Graduated in Contemporary dance from the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts, and later received his Master degree from the London Contemporary Dance School, equipped him with a thorough and profound understanding in movements and expressions. His passion and interest in Eastern philosophies and spiritualities has attracts great teachers and masters to share the Ancient wisdoms and techniques with him. The opportunity of understanding Qi Gong and Wing Chun provides inspiration for King’s artistic development and one-of-his-kind self exploration and discovery techniques. He wishes to create an immersive theatre space for the audience to experience a transcendent journey. King believes that through his tailor-made move sets and mindfulness techniques, we would discover key of being grounded, centered and balanced that will lead to huge benefit to our mental and physical health, thus he had devoted his practice in personal discovery of one’s own body through movement and mindfulness.
SuenNam is a member of the Hip Hop dance crews FlowRulerz & Pentaverse, and also a DJ. In recent years, he has been active in the field of theater dance creation, participating in various projects such as West Kowloon CClab, dance theater The Box 2.0, and Unlock Dance to be 2022. SuenNam hopes to use his years of training in street dance, as well as his creative ability in dance and movement, and his sense of music, to create more outstanding works.