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  1. Dancing to happiness

    Posted Jun 11th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Vivian Wang Yang Yuntao is the assistant artistic director of the Hong Kong Dance Company. A member of the Bai ethnic minority in Yunnan, he started dancing at the age of 11. A former dancer with the Guangdong Modern Dance Company and Beijing Modern Dance Company, he came to Hong Kong in 2002 and was appointed to his present position in 2007. What are your responsibilities? ...

  2. Drop this dragon dance to brand Hong Kong

    Posted Mar 30th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The key to a successful branding strategy is consistency. Nike, Coca-Cola and countless other companies have shown this, regardless of their advertising campaigns. It is a point that Hong Kong's bureaucrats have missed once again with their tinkering ...

  3. Dance celebrates Hong Kong's enduring spirit and creativity

    Posted Sep 05th 2005, 12:00am by Lilian Goh

    ... LILIAN GOH The Hong Kong Dance Company (HKDC) will celebrate the Hong Kong spirit and promote artistic creativity with its new dance work Tempo of Hong Kong. Directed and choreographed by HKDC artistic director Hu Jialu, Tempo of Hong Kong will be staged from October 14 to 16. The dance show is about how Hong Kong people, once lost in the mechanical metropolitan life, ...

  4. Lord of the dance

    Posted Oct 04th 2005, 12:00am by Natasha Rogai

    ... Willy Tsao has worked tirelessly to establish Hong Kong as the modern dance capital of China, but local support is lacking, writes Natasha Rogai IT'S HARD TO talk about contemporary dance in China without mentioning the name Willy Tsao. Ever since founding the City Contemporary Dance Company (CCDC) in 1979, the award-winning dancer/choreographer has been a driving force ...

  5. HK dance shows fail to find a footing

    Posted Jan 12th 2004, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... Patsy Moy Hong Kong may aspire to become an international arts capital like Paris or London- but the public has little interest in dance performances, particularly by local artists, according to one critic. Even the building of the multibillion-dollar West Kowloon cultural hub would not ensure that Hong Kong was the first choice in the region for international dance shows, ...

  6. Bauhinia Cup Hong Kong Dance Championship

    Posted Aug 18th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... A selection of winning dance performances, including Hope by Wang Di, Dream Hangs on a String by Hong Chan U and War by Red Poppies (above), plus works by the Hong Kong Dance Company and Wenhuating kindergarten of Guangdong. Today-tomorrow, Ko Shan Theatre, Ko Shan Rd Park, To Kwa Wan, HK$90-HK$130 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2268 7323 ...

  7. Corrections & clarifications

    Posted Jan 07th 2012, 12:00am

    ... The report on Monday headlined 'Most arts groups looking further afield for talent' should have said there are 14 full-time dancers at the City Contemporary Dance Company, not 11. There are two from Southeast Asia, two from Taiwan, four from mainland China and six from Hong Kong. Twelve of them received training at the Hong Kong Academy of Performing Arts. ...

  8. Qingming Riverside

    Posted Jul 22nd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The Hong Kong Dance Company, with principal dancers Liu Yinghong (right) and Su Shu, transform the Song dynasty scroll depicting a panoramic scene during the grave-sweeping festival into a dance. In Cantonese with Chinese and English surtitles. Today, 2.45pm, 7.30pm, HK Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$150-HK$300 Urbtix. Inquiries: 3103 1806 ...

  9. Greater freedom of movement

    Posted May 14th 2006, 12:00am by Michael Taylor

    ... that is conducive to nurturing creativity, said Xing Liang, one of the mainland's most accomplished modern dance talents. 'The modern dance scene in Hong Kong is completely different from what ... on the mainland.' Xing graduated in classical dance from the Beijing Dance Academy in 1991. He won the gold prize in the Tao Li Bei Competition in both the junior and senior sections, and between 1991 ...

  10. What's On

    Posted Apr 30th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... MODERN DANCE The City Contemporary Dance Company (CCDC) will present One Table N Chairs, a dance showcase which gives traditional Chinese opera a stylish modern treatment. The show is choreographed by CCDC's artistic director Willy Tsao and Beijing Modern Dance Company's Li Hongzong and Ma Bo. Performances will be held today and tomorrow at 8pm in Hong Kong Cultural ...




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