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  1. Circus school

    Posted Nov 19th 2003, 12:00am by Jonathan Powell

    ... Jonathan Powell The Kely Support Group's Circus School is proving a huge success, with more than 6,000 students having taken part in the first year alone. The ongoing series of workshops is led by young graduates of past programmes, and bring big-top ...

  2. News - China - OBITUARY

    Zhou Weishi, a pioneer of the performing arts in China, dies aged 98

    Posted Sep 14th 2014, 06:34am by Oliver Chou

    ... 1916-2014 Zhou Weishi, a key driver of the performing arts in China and a protégé of the late premier Zhou Enlai, has died in Beijing. He was 98. Zhou Weishi's interest in the performing arts ... Wang Kun, sang the title role. After 1949, Zhou, as head of the Ministry of Culture's arts bureau, began to establish performing arts companies that embraced not just socialist works ...

  3. Magazines - Post Magazine

    The Academy for Performing Arts honours the city’s great and good

    Posted Jun 21st 2014, 11:51pm

    ... scene Hong Kong may be first and foremost a business town, with celebrated tycoons and entrepreneurs, but the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts (HKAPA) is trying to redress the balance a little by conferring honorary degrees on the great and the good of the performing arts world. “It puts us up on a different pedestal, paying tribute to those contributing to the arts,” says ...

  4. Magazines - 48hrs - ARTS

    Performance art: Ryan McNamara

    Posted May 07th 2014, 10:49pm

    ... Text: Vanessa Yung TWENTY-TWENTY VISIONS SCORE Ryan McNamara   Ryan Mcnamara has a short attention span. So the performance artist knows exactly how to engage his audience — by keeping ... McNamara was trained in photography but dabbled in sculpture and video. He is known for sitespecific performances that feature a thought-provoking blend of dance, theatre, pop culture and history ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - HISTORY

    Concert of inmate's music and poetry to mark Holocaust Memorial Day

    Posted Jan 20th 2013, 12:00am by Christy Choi

    ... and a prayer for the dead- music written in Nazi concentration camps will be performed for the United Nation's Holocaust Memorial Day at the Academy of Performing Arts next Sunday. "What ... Sunday's concert, which is free of charge, will be held at the Academy of Performing Arts' main concert hall. Reservations through the Hong Kong Holocaust and Tolerance Centre are encouraged ...

  6. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Zen and the art of chilling out

    Posted Oct 14th 2012, 12:00am by Janice Leung

    ... her master's degree in theatre arts at New York University. It was then that she began to understand that life and art are one. "Grotowski taught us to perform through our ... Janice Leung Taiwanese U-Theatre's multi-arts piececelebrates calmness, writes Janice Leung Zen and the art of chilling In 2008, members of U-Theatre of Taiwan embarked on "a ...

  7. Lifestyle - REVIEW

    Shanghai Ballet is yet to show its true style

    Posted Jan 28th 2013, 12:00am by Natasha Rogai

    ... Culture and Arts Exchange Association. White Haired Girl and Red Detachment of Women are the most famous ballets to have emerged from the Cultural Revolution. Works of propaganda typical ... performances long on technique but short on expressiveness. Shanghai Ballet has well-trained dancers and a good technical standard. It also has a varied classical and contemporary repertoire. We hope ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Will door to Asian actors in Britain truly be opened?

    Posted Jan 17th 2013, 12:00am by JINGAN YOUNG

    ... actors in just three out of 17 roles in the Chinese classic. Next month, several British arts institutions including the Arts Council, Equity, and the Casting Director's Guild will form ... to the old adage, "Is casting colour-blind?" There is a vicious catch-22 for any non-white performer, because there are simply not enough parts to go around. If a production ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    'Big nine' performing arts groups to ignore calls to share government cash

    Posted Jan 15th 2014, 03:57am by Vivienne Chow

    ... to ignore calls to share cash Some big, publicly funded performing arts groups will press ahead with bids for extra money put up by the government, despite a call to leave the cash for emerging ... amount of financial provision for the major performing arts groups was about HK$304 million, including HK$13.5 million earmarked for new projects. Medium-sized groups and projects get HK$33.8 ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Academy for Performing Arts to focus on employability and research

    Posted Dec 16th 2013, 05:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... to focus on jobs and research The city's only academy for the performing arts is to focus on preparing students for the "real world" of work by teaching them a wide range of disciplines while building partnerships with the cultural sector and bolstering research. The Academy for Performing Arts also plans to raise HK$10 million for new initiatives over the next five to 10 ...




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