Goethe's Faust

Spotlight on drama jobs

Group leaders, assistant leaders and student leaders Faust International Youth Theatre

Teaching drama to school kids at the Faust International Youth Theatre is certainly not child's play.

Saturday, 14 July, 2012, 12:00am

A pact with the devil

The scholar Faust did not care about others. He had no respect for humans or for any god. The only thing Faust respected was knowledge and, from an early age, he had one goal in life. He wished to become the most knowledgeable man the human race had ever known. How much knowledge could a man's brain hold? Faust intended to devote his life to finding out.

16 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

A dazzling interpretation of Mahler's grandest work

Mahler: Symphony of a Thousand Taiwan Philharmonic, choruses, soloists National Concert Hall, Taipei October 10

This performance of Mahler's Symphony No. 8 could be ranked as the best yet in China.

13 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

The Faust Festival 2007

Annual feast of dramatic art featuring 30 pieces by local youth performers from the Faust International Youth Theatre, including An Evening of Crooked Tales (above). In English. Today-Jun 10, various times, McAulay Studio, HK Arts Centre, 2 Harbour Rd, Wan Chai, HK$70, HK$60 (students) Urbtix. Inquiries: 2547 9114 or www.faustworld.com

3 Jun 2007 - 12:00am

New adventure for Peter Pan

The Faust International Theatre will present a new version of the much-loved classic Peter Pan next year. The show will be performed at the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts from January 27 to February 5.

18 Oct 2004 - 12:00am

What's On


Versatile choreographer and dancer Andy Wong will stage an hour-long show, Another Moment, where he will perform six excerpts of solo pieces exploring the theme

of time.

The 38-year-old Wong, who won an award for his efforts to promote dance among special education groups, is the associate artistic director of DanceArt Hong Kong.

15 Sep 2004 - 12:00am

What's On


The Little Little Faust is a multimedia performance by experimental collective Zuni Icosahedron that is inspired by the German tale Faust, in which the genius Dr Faust trades his soul for all the pleasures in the world.

The show is a combination of video, Chinese operatic movement and singing, contemporary dance and vocal showcases.

23 Jun 2004 - 12:00am

What's On


The Hong Kong Federation of Drama Societies will present Inherit the Wind, a thought-provoking drama based the real Scopes Trial which took place in the US in 1925.

17 Jun 2004 - 12:00am

The faust and the fearful

TWO MORE overseas theatre acts have joined the horde of international guests to pull out of yet another popular children's arts festival this summer.

Both the Patravadi Theatre from Thailand and The Pickwick Players from the United States have decided not to participate in this year's Faust Festival, scheduled to run from June 5 to 12, due to 'current world affairs'.

20 May 2003 - 12:00am

Faust Festival offers a second arts bonanza

The Hong Kong Youth Arts Festival is now complemented by a second theatrical extravaganza for young people, the Faust Festival, which runs for three weeks next month.

Faust International Youth Theatre, founded in 1999 by its director Matthew Gregory, offers drama workshops throughout the year, currently to about 200 children, as well as a special summer holiday drama programme.

17 May 2003 - 12:00am

Creative Forces

Q: Do you find it overwhelming working with large groups of children?

A: I'm not going to lie. It's a challenge, but definitely not overwhelming. The thing about dealing with large groups of children in a big show is to channel their excitement in the right direction. Actually, working with children is better than working with adults. No doubt about that.

8 Jun 2001 - 12:00am