Veteran fills drama post

THE newly appointed Assistant Artistic Director of the Hong Kong Repertory Theatre is Mr Ho Wai-lung.

Mr Ho succeeds Mr Ko Kin-lung, who will take up the post of Artistic Director of the Chung Ying Theatre Company after having served the Hong Kong Repertory Theatre for more than 10 years. Mr Ho will take up his new duties next month.

As Assistant Artistic Director, Mr Ho will assist Artistic Director, Dr Daniel Yang, in all artistic aspects of the theatre. He will also organise the theatre's school and outreach programmes.

Mr Ho was a full-time actor with the Hong Kong Repertory between 1979 and 1986, playing principal roles in almost 50 drama productions.

He subsequently worked for TVB and ATV between 1986 and 1992, and was for some time acting coach of the ATV training school.

Mr Ho is a part-time lecturer in drama at the School of Continuing Education at Baptist College.