performing art Events
Adapted from Bizet’s iconic opera and re-imagined as a story about a Hong Kong woman and her unwavering pursuit of self-actualisation as a modern woman, the multimedia theatrical production fuses classical opera, music theatre, video design, and modern dance into an immersive experience.
Hong Kong Ballet brings back the much loved classic, with additional modern choreography by Australian choreographer John Meehan, and performances by principal guest artists from established international ballet groups, including Bavarian State Ballet.
Zuni experiments with Professor Bell Yung’s recordings of Dou Wun’s naamyam, reanimating it via audio system image projection, and other theatre technology.
Described as “ultra-cool existentialism”, Breath by Finnish choreographer Tero Saarinen and musician Kimmo Pohjonenis offers visually stunning movements that defy the imagination and understanding of dance.
Fresh from a critically acclaimed run of Secret Theatre in London and Singapore, the team returns with the epic immersive thriller of cannibalistic serial killer Hannibal Lecter, set in the historic prison and police station of Hong Kong, Tai Kwun.
Faust International Youth Theatre turns Roald Dahl’s first classic novel into a stage production with elaborate sets and costumes where talking bugs and a giant peach are possible.
The English dancer and choreographer (b. 1974) performs in his last solo dance production dedicated to the beauty and horror of human condition as well as his descent.
With the dawn of the Anthropocene, NeoArctic charts this large and inconceivably complex subject via aesthetical and musical mixed forms.
The autumn festival brings together the breadth and depth of Berlin’s historical and significant influence as a powerhouse of creativity, culture and the arts.
Encompassing music, dance, drama, literature and circus arts, the festival showcases the artistic gems of five Nordic countries: Finland, Norway, Denmark, Sweden and Iceland.
As part of City Contemporary Dance Festival 2019, two thought-provoking dance productions and one virtual reality dance film dedicated to exploring body movements and established dance figures are staged.