Dance

Flamenco Bacchanal face off with fancy footwork

From far left: Isaac de los Reyes, Clara Ramona, Adrian Santana and Kelian Jiménez.

Y-Theatre There are four reasons why I suspect my girlfriend is keen to see Flamenco Bacchanal. They are Pol Vaquero, Isaac de los Reyes, Adrián Santana and Kelian Jiménez.

Thursday, 13 June, 2013, 8:46am

Hong Kong Irish dance troupe reels in the medals at European championships

Danielle Parker, right, and enthusiastic troupe members at Sai Kung. Photo: David Wong

The Echoes of Erin School of Irish Dance clinched more than 75 medals in various age groups at last month's competition.

5 May 2013 - 5:03am

Reviews: Lio Kuok-wai Plays Mozart, Contemporary Dance Series, Drama: Dance

Lio Kuok-wai Plays Mozart

Lio Kuok-wai Plays Mozart

Hong Kong SinfoniettaCity Hall Concert HallReviewed: March 27

2 Apr 2013 - 10:37am

Shanghai Ballet is yet to show its true style

Dancers of the Shanghai Ballet Theatre in a performance of the revived revolutionary model opera 'The White-Haired Girl'. Photo: Reuters

Shanghai Ballet, considered the mainland's leading company after the National Ballet of China, made a long-overdue appearance in Hong Kong in the 1960s Cultural Revolution icon White Haired Girl, presented by the China Ethnic & Folk Culture and Arts Exchange Association.

28 Jan 2013 - 6:57am

Hong Kong Ballet dancers excel in Duato's 'Castrati'

The highlight of Hong Kong Ballet's new mixed bill, A Ballet Soirée, is the company's first production of a piece by celebrated Spanish choreographer Nacho Duato.

5 Nov 2012 - 5:45am

Opera classic told only through dance is a triumph

Tang Shu-wing (above) has teamed up with choreographer Xing Liang in an original take on Cao Yu's 1933 Thunderstorm.

ThunderstormTang Shu-wing Theatre StudioStudio Theatre, Cultural CentreOctober 26

29 Oct 2012 - 6:37am

Arts preview: Bolshoi Ballet in Cinema

Bolshoi ballerina Maria Alexandrova is Odette/Odile in Swan Lake.

There's nothing like the thrill of seeing great ballet live on stage but, unfortunately, it's not an option available to everyone. That's why some of the world's top companies have started filming their performances to be broadcast live at home and shown in cinemas abroad.

28 Oct 2012 - 4:49pm

Chavez entertains supporters ahead of his sternest election test yet

Hugo Chavez dances in the rain before a large crowd on the final campaign day before tomorrow’s presidential vote. Photo: Reuters

Venezuelan leader Hugo Chavez played air guitar, danced in the rain and blew kisses to a red sea of followers, some in tears, others shouting "I love you" ahead of his toughest election test.

6 Oct 2012 - 11:22am

Rambert dazzles in Hong Kong debut

Rambert Dance Company

Kwai Tsing Theatre

Saturday

The Rambert Dance Company is the UK's oldest and most respected modern dance troupe. It rarely performs outside Europe, so Hong Kong was fortunate to feature on its Asian tour.

18 Sep 2012 - 3:24am

Causeway Bay joins International Zouk Flash Mob dance for unity

International Zouk Flash Mob members dance outside Fashion Walk - while news footage of riots played on big screens. Photo: Nora Tam

While footage of anti-Japanese riots played on big screens in the background, a group of about 60 dancers came together on a Causeway Bay street for a performance representing unity among the nations of the world.

They were part of the International Zouk Flash Mob and were among 3,000 participants in 99 cities carrying out the same choreography at the same time.

17 Sep 2012 - 4:20am 1 comment

Pole-dancing granny Sun Fengqin is in her element

The irrepressible Sun Fengqin flaunts her stuff in a studio in Nanjing. Photo: Yang Lei

In mainland society, pole dancing is seen as risqué entertainment that should be confined to nightclubs. But 60-year-old Sun Fengqin, from Nanjing, is doing her best to change that.

16 Sep 2012 - 2:59am

Rambert Dance Company to make its Hong Kong debut

Rambert Dance Company to make its Hong Kong debut

It's been decades since I saw the Rambert Dance Company perform, at Sadler's Wells in London, so I was excited to hear that the British group would make its Hong Kong debut from Friday until Sunday.

10 Sep 2012 - 9:33am

Hong Kong is in for a treat with theatrical ice dance version of The Nutcracker

Hong Kong is in for a treat with theatrical ice dance version of The Nutcracker

It's a much-loved story: the nutcracker coming to life as a handsome prince, the beautiful girl who falls for him, the dancing sugarplum fairies - all set to Tchaikovsky's magnificent music, so familiar most of us could hum it.

31 Aug 2012 - 2:45pm

Dance review: Spring Ritual - Eulogy

Fluid choreography on display inHong Spring Ritual - Eulogy.

Spring Ritual - Eulogy

Hong Kong Dance Company

Cultural Centre Grand Theatre

 

20 Aug 2012 - 5:32am

Touch

British street dance group Boy Blue Entertainment performs hip hop dance moves. Aug 10-11, 7.30pm, Aug 12, 3pm, HK Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$160, HK$220 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2370 1044

15 Aug 2012 - 11:23pm

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