1992: Studied modern dance at the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts
1995: Clinched a scholarship to join the US Dance Festival
1996: Graduated from the advanced diploma course and joined the City Contemporary Dance Company
2001: Won the Hong Kong Dance Awards for his performance in Plaza X
Programmes: Bachelor of Fine Arts (Honours) degree, diploma, advanced diploma, professional diploma, certificate, advanced certificate, professional certificate
Duration: 1 to 3 years
Majors: Ballet, Chinese dance, modern dance, musical theatre dance
Admission: Entry for 2006 courses starts in March. Candidates may be invited to auditions and interviews from May to July
Annual tuition fee: $42,100 for degree programme, $31,575 for other programmes
There is usually no ranking within a dance group, but some experienced principal dancers may be more well-known among local audiences.
Dancers employed by a theatre group usually receive a regular monthly salary, irrespective of how many shows they perform.
Freelance dancers are paid per performance. The rate usually depends on the individual dancer's experience and reputation.