You play a ruthless killer in the Nonsensemakers' adaptation of Ben Elton's black comedy Popcorn. How difficult is such a transformation?
TV newsreader-turned-actress Jo Ngai Yee-shan:
'Playing a cold-blooded killer is a great challenge. She's cruel and wild - completely different from me. Can you imagine how I look with an AK-47 in a gun fight?
'I've also been reading books on criminology, trying to understand the mental state of psychopathic killers.
'I've always like acting. Theatre is my favourite art form. That's why I founded the Nonsensemakers with a group of drama enthusiasts from the Chinese University of Hong Kong in 1991.
'Most of our productions are dark comedies. We hope to convey thought-provoking messages behind the laughter. Like Popcorn - it's a satire about a society where no one wants to take responsibility, and the role of media.'
Popcorn, Jul 6-14, 8pm (weekend matinees, 3pm), Hong Kong
Cultural Centre, Studio Theatre, HK$150-HK$380 (charity opening night) Urbtix. Inquiries: 9735 0233