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City Contemporary Dance Company

Arts Review: 'The Buying Game' sells itself short

City Contemporary Dance Company's full-length production The Buying Game explores that most Hong Kong of occupations - shopping.

Tuesday, 30 April, 2013, 10:29am

The Comedy of K makes stunning comeback

City Contemporary Dance Company's closing show this year was a welcome revival of celebrated choreographer Helen Lai's 2004 The Comedy of K. The "K" refers to Franz Kafka (1883-1924), the Prague-born Jewish writer whose life and work inspired the piece, which reflects the surrealism and existentialism central to his oeuvre.

22 Dec 2012 - 4:06am

Dark piece lifted by moments of warmth

Blind Chance City Contemporary Dance Company Cultural Centre Studio Theatre April 21

Dominic Wong is one of Hong Kong's more unpredictable choreographers. Each work he creates seems to explore a new style, and his latest, Blind Chance, is no exception.

25 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Corrections & clarifications

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.

7 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

Poet's tale fails to sizzle onstage

The Legend and the Hero City Contemporary Dance Company Kwai Tsing Theatre Friday

City Contemporary Dance Company's The Legend and the Hero, based on the tragic poet who inspired the Dragon Boat Festival, fires up the stage with great costumes and lighting but flounders in its message.

11 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

Talk to Him

City Contemporary Dance Company (left) performs works about fading memories of Hong Kong choreographed by Chan Yi-jing, Lam Po, Luo Fan and Yang Hao. Sept 24-25, 3pm, also Sept 24, 8pm, HK Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$160, HK$220 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2329 7803

24 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

Off Screen

Off Screen City Contemporary Dance Company HK Cultural Centre Studio Theatre Reviewed: Apr 23

Off Screen is the first full-length work by Noel Pong Chi-kwan, one of Hong Kong's most promising choreographers. A triumph from start to finish, this piece shows she has reached a new level of maturity.

26 Apr 2011 - 12:00am

Off Screen

City Contemporary Dance Company Hong Kong Cultural Centre Apr 22-23, 8pm, Apr 23-24, 3pm

Dancer-choreographer Noel Pong Chi-kwan kicks off the City Contemporary Dance Company's (CCDC) new season with her first full-length show about the emotional tide experienced by an audience watching a movie.

21 Apr 2011 - 12:00am

Off Screen

City Contemporary Dance Company (including Dominic Wong and Yang Yizi, above) perform choreographer Noel Pong Chi-kwan's dance work inspired by the movie theatre. Apr 22-23, 8pm, also Apr 23-24, 3pm, Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$160, HK$220 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2329 7803

17 Apr 2011 - 12:00am

Six Degrees

Six Degrees City Contemporary Dance Company Kwai Tsing Theatre Reviewed: Dec 10

It's always exciting when an artist makes a breakthrough. With Six Degrees, Xing Liang's new work for the City Contemporary Dance Company (CCDC), he has taken a giant step forward as a choreographer.

14 Dec 2010 - 12:00am