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  • Beyond Words

    21.12.2019 to 22.12.2019, The Room, Freespace

    Take centre stage in a communicative art experience that brings together hearing and hearing-impaired participants and encourages new perspectives on inclusivity. A participatory art experience created by local interdisciplinary artist Kingsley Ng and graduate students of the Hong Kong Baptist University

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  • Freespace Little Stage Managers

    14.12.2019 to 22.12.2019, Freespace, West Kowloon

    This interactive role-play workshop introduces children to the behind-the-scenes world of performing arts production at Freespace. Acting as mini assistant stage managers, participants explore the Freespace venue and learn fun facts about performing arts

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  • Boh Boh’s New Friends

    14.12.2019 to 15.12.2019, The Studio, Freespace

    Boh Boh's New Friends is an interactive bi-lingual performance that takes children on an intergalactic space adventure with Boh Boh the alien puppet. Dancing and singing songs in Cantonese and English, the audience accompany Boh Boh on his journey through space, and helping him make new friends

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  • Arts and Cultural Management: A Series of Three Talks

    29.10.2019 to 26.11.2019, VTC Tower

    In this series of three talks, practitioners from a range of local cultural industries share the requirements and unique functions of their areas of expertise, present case studies on successful execution of projects, and explore and compare Hong Kong’s current landscape with the international art scene

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  • Dramaturgy and Beyond

    12.10.2019 to 31.10.2019

    The second year of our three-year “Dramaturgy and Beyond” programme and explores the role of dramaturgy in curating and festival making through a series of public seminars and professional workshops

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  • SHOWTIME! West Kowloon’s Artistic Strategy for Performing Arts

    15.10.2019, Jockey Club Innovation Tower, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

    Alison M Friedman, West Kowloon’s Acting Executive Director and Artistic Director, Performing Arts shares the artistic vision and strategies for our two major performing arts venues – the Xiqu Centre, a contemporary gateway to the ancient art form of Chinese traditional theatre, and Freespace, Hong Kong’s new centre for contemporary performance

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  • What is Stage: Space as Poetry

    01.07.2019 to 27.09.2019, The Box & The Room, Freespace

    This September, renowned German stage and costume designer Anna Viebrock joins us for a public seminar and five-day artist workshop on how stage design goes beyond space. In preparation for the workshop, Edward Lam introduces Viebrock’s work with a public talk and series of professional screenings exploring the aesthetics of some of her most important opera and stage productions

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  • Work-in-progress: Every Time You Walk into Our Class

    06.08.2019 to 18.08.2019, The Room, Freespace

    This August, Edward Lam Dance Theatre presents their first work-in-progress series in which Taiwanese actor Shih Yi-hsiu and a small audience of 60 people interact to shape both content and performance. Blending workshop and presentation, Shih Yi-hsiu revisits the role of teacher, this time with the audience as his students

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  • Screendance School Programme

    The Screendance School Programme connects artists and secondary school students to explore the synergy of dance and cinematography through talks and interactive workshops

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  • From a True Story – Christian Rizzo

    14.06.2019 to 15.06.2019, The Box, Freespace

    Incorporating eight male dancers and two live drummers, French choreographer Christian Rizzo’s acclaimed dance work From a True Story blends folkloric gesture and contemporary movement with repetitive tribal rhythms, creating a work that strikes at the core of human experience. Hong Kong debut

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  • Choreographic Landscapes

    07.06.2019 to 12.06.2019, The Room, Freespace

    French choreographer Christian Rizzo joins us to lead a five-day professional workshop for dancers and visual artists on choreographic compositions and the relationship between movement, performance and space. The collaboration opens with a public discussion on his work and the importance of emptiness as a space for imagination

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