Highlights

Experimental Chinese Opera Festival 2020

Highlighting new perspectives on contemporary Chinese opera, this year’s festival includes performances of the experimental Cantonese opera productions Wenguang Explores the Valley and Farewell My Concubine (New Adaptation), as well as sharing sessions with four regional troupes
10.10-15.11.2020|Studio, Xiqu Centre and live-streaming

Tea House Theatre Experience

Presented by our Tea House Rising Stars Troupe, this 90-minute narrated performance is specially designed to introduce new audiences to Chinese traditional theatre
8-31.10.2020|Tea House, Xiqu Centre

Xiqu Centre Guided Tours

Supplemented with multimedia elements, our 60-minute guided tours help you explore the Xiqu Centre facilities and discover fascinating facts about the design of our venue and the culture and stories behind the ancient art of Chinese opera
3-31.10.2020|Xiqu Centre

Music in the Atrium

Presented in the Xiqu Centre Atrium, our free performances of Chinese music by a changing line-up of invited professional troupes showcase a range of styles and traditional instruments
2-11.10.2020|Atrium, Xiqu Centre

Musical Theatre Appreciation Series

In this series of three talks, award-winning composer and music director Cynthia Wong Chi-wing offers a short history of musical theatre, discusses iconic and upcoming UK and US productions, and looks at Hong Kong’s blossoming musical theatre scene
19.8-30.9.2020

Using Confucian Texts and Ancient Classics in Cantonese Opera

In this series of two talks, writer Woo Kwok-yin discusses the creative process behind his work The Peregrinations of Confucius and explores how Cantonese opera, as a multidisciplinary art form, can breathe new life and relevancy into classic texts
27.10-3.11.2020|Seminar Hall, Xiqu Centre

Paper Puppet Making Workshop: Lion Dance Head

Join our hands-on handicraft workshop and create your own paper puppet lion dance head and learn more about this unique cultural tradition
17.10.2020|Studio, Xiqu Centre