Open Audition of Tea House Rising Stars Troupe, Tea House Theatre, Xiqu Centre

West Kowloon Cultural District is dedicated to conserve, promote and develop the art of Cantonese Opera and other theatrical genres.

Tea House Theatre in Xiqu Centre is set to open in early 2019. The decor of the 200-seat theatre draws reference from that of traditional Chinese teahouse blended with modern architectural feature. We offer a hand-picked repertoire of work, presented with fine dim sum and Chinese tea, to give audiences a new perspective on this ancient art form.

As the first venue-based performance troupe at Xiqu Centre, “Tea House Rising Stars Troupe” presents high quality xiqu performance regularly. We are now recruiting talents to join us as ensemble leader, percussion ensemble leader, performers and musicians (yangqin, dizi and xiao, pipa and zheng, cello, sheng and percussion). We offer comprehensive training and performance opportunities to young and passionate professionals.

As an Ensemble Leader (contract) or a Percussion Ensemble Leader (contract), you will:

  • perform music and be a supporting role in the performances
  • assist in organising and promoting the troupe performance
  • Personnel administration, supervise team members
  • collaborate with our partners on art education
  • observe a six-day working week on shift basis, including weekend and public holiday

      Eligibility:

  • Applicants shall be a Hong Kong resident aged between 18 to 45 years old
  • With five or more years' related working experience
  • Working experience in Arts Company and passion for Cantonese opera are preferred

As a Musician (contract) or Performer (contract), you will:

  • perform music or be a supporting role in the performances
  • assist in organising and promoting the troupe performance
  • collaborate with our partners on art education
  • observe a six-day working week on shift basis including weekend and public holiday 

      Eligibility:

  • Applicants shall be a Hong Kong resident aged between 18 to 45 years old
  • With three or more years' related working experience
  • Working experience in Arts Company and passion for Cantonese opera are preferred

Application details:

  • Application deadline is 29 June 2018 (for applying Ensemble Leader and Percussion Ensemble Leader) and 13 July 2018 (for applying Musicians and Actors);
  • Interested individuals are requested to read the "Application Guideline", complete the "Application Form"; and submit the form together with supporting materials to WKCDA via mail or in person: Units 608-613, Level 6, Core C, Cyberport 3, 100 Cyberport Road, Hong Kong. Please also indicate “Audition of Tea House Rising Stars Troupe” on the cover of envelope. (Data collected will only be used for recruitment purpose.)
  • Please see below for details and how to apply.

Remarks:

  1. All related information will be kept up to 12 months and all personal data will be destroyed afterwards.
  2. Personal data provided by applicants will be kept confidential and used for recruitment purposes only.
  3. If there are discrepancies between the English and Chinese versions of the terms and conditions, the Chinese version shall prevail.

Date:
June to August 2018

Application deadline:
29 June 2018, 6:00pm (For apply Ensemble Leader and Percussion Ensemble Leader);
13 July 2018, 6:00pm (For apply Musicians and Actors)

Enquiries:
For enquiries, please contact Mr. Lee at (852) 2200 0859, teahouse.audition@wkcda.hk

Adverse Weather Arrangements:
If a Black Rainstorm Warning or a Typhoon Signal No. 8 or above is in force two hours before the audition, the audition will be rescheduled. Affected candidates will be contacted by email.

 

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