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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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  • Chinese Culture Talk Series IV

    28.08.2019 to 30.10.2019, Seminar Hall, Xiqu Centre

    In this series of expert talks, renowned academics and artists including Ou Da-wei, Dr Otto Lee, and Tony Miller introduce some of the ancient arts of Chinese literati and scholar-officials

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  • Bookbinding Workshop

    19.10.2019, Studio, Xiqu Centre

    By learning the basic bookbinding techniques, participants will be able to create their own schedule book decorated with a traditional and exquisite cover inspired by Chinese paper-cutting

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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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  • The Music of Cantonese Opera The Music of Cantonese Opera West Kowloon 101

    The Music of Cantonese Opera

    24.09.2019, Seminar Hall, Xiqu Centre

    This talk explores the wide range of musical elements used in Cantonese opera, looking at the different vocal styles used for male and female roles, and the use of percussive instruments and rhythmic melodies to enhance mood and narrative

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