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Ballet Choreographers

Choreographer Terence Kohler promises an innovative take on The Nutcracker

Terence Kohler went back to the original story of The Nutcracker by E.T.A. Hoffmann. Photo: May Tse

It's like watching a flower blossoming, with its petals slowly unfolding, as Australian choreographer Terence Kohler whispers his free-flow creative ideas to his team of dancers at a dance studio inside the Hong Kong Cultural Centre.

Sunday, 9 December, 2012, 2:27pm

Dance companies join forces for Mayan prophecy pieces

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Hong Kong Ballet

The Mayan prophecy - which predicts the world will come to an end on December 21 - has inspired the latest collaboration between the Hong Kong Ballet and the Hong Kong Dance Company.

27 Nov 2012 - 11:47am

Four Tendances

Ballet de l'Opera National de Bordeaux performs excerpts from its repertoire, highlighting works by French choreographers. A Le French May programme. Jun 8-9, 8.15pm, HK Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$220-HK$680 Urbtix. Inquiries:

3 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Lyric Theatre transformed into Parisian townhouse as Dior supports annual Hong Kong Ballet Ball

More than 300 guests attended this year's Hong Kong Ballet Ball at the Lyric Theatre of the Academy for Performing Arts, helping to raise more than HK$5.5 million for the ballet.

16 May 2012 - 12:00am

Thoroughly modern mix failed to satisfy

Lyon Opera Ballet Hong Kong Arts Festival Cultural Centre, Grand Theatre February 9

13 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

Lyon Opera Ballet

5 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

Light touch but dated feel to ballet opener

Third Symphony of Gustav Mahler Hamburg Ballet Tuesday Cultural Centre Grand Theatre

The Hamburg Ballet has brought two full-length works by artistic director John Neumeier to these shores for the Hong Kong Arts Festival.

2 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

The Hamburg Ballet

John Neumeier directs and choreographs the German ballet company's productions of: Third Symphony of Gustav Mahler, Jan 31, 7.30pm; and A Streetcar Named Desire (below), Feb 3-5, 7.30pm. A HK Arts Festival programme. All shows: HK Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$200-HK$680 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2824 2430

29 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

New York ballet school taps talent in Hong Kong

Put on your dancing shoes - the New York-based Joffrey Ballet School will hold its first Hong Kong auditions next month for its summer tuition programmes.

Hopeful dancers will take part in a classical ballet class at the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts, during which their skills will be judged by Joffrey's artistic director, Alice Alyse.

12 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

Spoilt for choice

The Hong Kong Arts Festival 2012 reaches a milestone: it marks four decades in the business with an edition that will see some 160 paid performances and 140 free events at 53 venues between January 28 and March 8.

1 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

Dancers of tomorrow shine at Jean M. Wong's annual recital

There was not a single black swan to be found at Jean M. Wong's annual ballet recital, Stars of Tomorrow, at Sha Tin Town Hall.

More than 160 twinkle-toed young dancers who have taken part in the summer dance programme of Wong's ballet school graced the stage throughout Saturday night's playful line-up.

17 Aug 2011 - 12:00am

The buzz

Are any of the seasons more closely associated with dance than spring, a time of rebirth and renewal that seems to lend itself to movement and sensuality?

7 Apr 2011 - 12:00am

Pioneer of ballet wants girls to have more choices

Being born female set sometime actress Christine Liao on the road to a career in ballet, but it could all have been so different.

Growing up in a traditional, male-dominated environment, the founder of the Christine Liao School of Ballet and the Hong Kong Ballet Company may never have had such an impact on the art form had she not seen other career paths blocked.

3 Apr 2011 - 12:00am

New York City Ballet

New York City Ballet HK Cultural Centre Grand Theatre Reviewed: Mar 5

8 Mar 2011 - 12:00am

New York City Ballet's debut lives up to expectations

New York City Ballet HK Cultural Centre Grand Theatre

The Hong Kong Arts Festival pulled off a major coup this year with the Hong Kong debut of the New York City Ballet, which has been universally acclaimed as one of the world's greatest dance companies.

4 Mar 2011 - 12:00am