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  1. Cloud Gate Dance Theatre of Taiwan

    Posted Apr 29th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Choreographer Lin Hwai-min leads the dance company in a new show, White, an abstract exploration of colour. Today, 8.15pm, Grand Theatre, HK Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$120-HK$380 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2268 7323 ...

  2. A theatre-lover from the start

    Posted Feb 06th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Yang Jung-ung first fell in love with the theatre when he was five and he went to see a play with his mother. 'I was so impressed that I can still remember a few scenes. I think I got to play with some actors after the show, and it had a massive influence on me. 'Theatre is a reflection of life. If we don't experience things, then we don't feel life. I always ...

  3. One last trip down Theatre Lane and cinema will be a memory

    Posted Sep 30th 2007, 12:00am by Polly Hui

    ... Polly Hui Nostalgic couples who courted in Queen's Theatre 40 years ago have a final chance to share two hours in the stalls today before the cinema in Central turns up the lights ... they did not know if movies would be screened on Monday. The manager, Kwan Kwok-hong, had left town, an employee said. Luk Hoi Tong, the company that owns the cinema on the corner of Theatre Lane ...

  4. Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre

    Posted Nov 06th 2007, 12:00am by Natasha Rogai

    ... Natasha Rogai Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre Lyric Theatre, APA Reviewed: Nov 2 It has been nearly 50 years since the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre was set up to celebrate African-American culture, combining classical ballet and modern dance with jazz and African traditions to stunning effect. Its founder died in 1989 and was succeeded as artistic director by one of his ...

  5. Law student accuses theatre of Beijing bias

    Posted Jun 23rd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Christina Yang A graduate student has sued the new China National Grand Theatre in Beijing for discrimination against non-local job seekers, according to a 21st Century Business Herald report. Huang Yuanjian, a Central University of Finance and Economics law student, filed the suit against the theatre in April after reading a job advertisement requiring that applicants for all ...

  6. Curtain call for Queen's Theatre

    Posted Oct 01st 2007, 12:00am by Dennis Chong

    ... Dennis Chong It was a full house at the Queen's Theatre yesterday as nostalgic movie fans packed the colonial-era cinema for its final show. The ticket office was the setting ... and Mrs Kwok, who had their first date at the cinema in Central 30 years ago. They even remembered the Chinese-language film they saw that day: Sonny Come Home. 'I think this theatre has ...

  7. Bright ideas for Asian theatre

    Posted Jul 23rd 2007, 12:00am by Miranda Yeung

    ... Miranda Yeung ABOUT 50 young people from around the world marked the closure of The 6th World Congress of International Drama/Theatre and Education Association (IDEA2007) as they staged ... in Asia for the first time this year. The event gathers together young people from every corner of the globe to promote drama and theatre education. It also aims to use drama to highlight human ...

  8. Beyond political theatre in Myanmar

    Posted Oct 26th 2007, 12:00am by Ian Holliday

    ... junta to engage in dialogue with detained democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi and the wider opposition movement. However, these initiatives were little more than elaborate political theatre ... for interrogation and beatings. Many monks were defrocked and sent back to their villages. To move beyond political theatre and tackle the intransigent military elite that governs Myanmar, Asian leaders ...

  9. Theatre troupe comes out of its shell

    Posted May 19th 2007, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... with Alex Lo Just as the government is busy preparing celebrations for the 10th anniversary of the handover, a theatre troupe, FM Theatre Power, will be staging its own version of 'the handover'. The Return of the Turtles is a satire on Hong Kong's brand of high-pressure education, except in Cantonese its title sounds a lot like 'the handover'. ...

  10. Theatre of conflict

    Posted Jul 22nd 2007, 12:00am by Kevin Kwong

    ... some of the 13 performing arts venues managed by the Leisure and Cultural Services Department (LCSD) will give theatre companies, dance groups, orchestras and musical ensembles priority and flexibility in booking facilities such as rehearsal rooms, theatre auditoriums and concert halls for a set number of days each year. In return, the groups will offer innovative and engaging ...




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