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Modern Dance
 
Modern DanceIntroductory
Class DayTimeStart DateSessionsInstructorFeeCourse Number
Fri5:00-6:25pm7.0710Char Hoi-yan1220MD101Full
Fri8:15-9:40pm7.0710Char Hoi-yan1220MD102Full
Sun4:00-5:25pm9.0710Terry Tsang1220MD103Full
The Course would include the basic modern techniques, and teaching a set of combination in order to enhance the student's understanding of modern dance. Suitable for anyone and beginners.


Modern DanceElementary
Class DayTimeStart DateSessionsInstructorFeeCourse Number
Mon6:45-8:10pm3.0710Lai Tak-wai1220MD104Full
Mon8:15-9:40pm3.0710Lai Tak-wai1220MD105
The course introduces students to the basic techniques of Modern Dance. It enhances their understanding on dance and helps them to release their potential.

Modern Dance - Elementary 
Class DayTimeStart DateSessionsInstructorFeeCourse Number
Tue6:45-8:10pm4.0710Peggy Lam1220MD106Full
Students can explore the possibility of body movements through training focuses on simple combinations, basic dance movements and weight transfer.

Modern Dance - Elementary 
Class DayTimeStart DateSessionsInstructorFeeCourse Number
Wed5:00-6:25pm5.0710Jocelyn Chung1220MD107
An introductory course focuses on basic body movements, incorporating rhythmic training and simple jump combinations.

Modern Dance - Elementary 
Class DayTimeStart DateSessionsInstructorFeeCourse Number
Wed6:45-8:10pm5.0710Benny Fung1220MD108Full
The course focuses on the basic Modern Dance technique training for students; especially emphasizes body coordination, physical dance combinations of weight transfer and balance, ability to express different qualities of movement; comprehends spatial sense of the difference in between individual and collaborative work; sequentially stimulates students' creativity and self-confidence.

Modern Dance - Elementary 
Class DayTimeStart DateSessionsInstructorFeeCourse Number
Thu6:45-8:10pm6.0710Lee Ka-ki1220MD109
The course focuses on the basic Modern Dance technique and simple dance combinations. It aims to enhance the student’s understanding of body and modern dance. Suitable for anyone and beginners.

Modern Dance - Elementary 
Class DayTimeStart DateSessionsInstructorFeeCourse Number
Fri6:45-8:10pm7.0710Noel Pong1220MD110Full
Apart from the basic Modern Dance technique, the course also emphasises the combinations of weight transfer such as running, jumping, sliding and rolling. This allows students to experience the freedom and sense of liberation in Modern Dance.

Modern Dance - Elementary 
Class DayTimeStart DateSessionsInstructorFeeCourse Number
Sat5:30-6:55pm8.0710Bobo Lai1220MD111
This course is set with basic technique training. It aims to train students’ physical, rhythmic sense and spatial utilisation while improving their physical condition through practice. Instructor arrangement for course code MD110 as follow:

Modern Dance - Elementary 
Class DayTimeStart DateSessionsInstructorFeeCourse Number
Sun10:00-11:25am9.0710Ronny Wong1220MD112Full
The course focus on fun and clear movement combinations. Within a relaxing and fun atmosphere, we will start with releasing and body work, contemporary dance technique training and finishing on movement combination which emphasis body expression. Suitable for anyone and beginners.

Modern Dance - Elementary 
Class DayTimeStart DateSessionsInstructorFeeCourse Number
Sun11:30-12:55pm9.0710Malvina Tam1220MD113額滿
The class is constructing from a combine of imaginary and contemporary dance exercises. It stacks up to an understanding of correct alignment and focus on posture to avoid awful injury. It gradually builds up to a series of fun and physical dance combinations with a selection of great play list and ensures you to indulge in every notes of sound. The outcome of this course is student should develop essential understanding of body structure with movement, transfer of weight and increase flexibility. Suitable for beginners of Modern Dance.

Modern Dance - Elementary 
Class DayTimeStart DateSessionsInstructorFeeCourse Number
Sun2:30-3:55pm9.0710Shirley Lok1220MD114
An introductory course focuses on simple and basic Modern Dance technique, emphasizes a whole-body approach including flexibility, strength, coordination and body awareness to allow freedom of expression. Suitable for beginners of Modern Dance.


Modern DanceElementary Progressive
Class DayTimeStart DateSessionsInstructorFeeCourse Number
Tue8:15-9:40pm4.0710Peggy Lam1220MD115Full
Wed8:15-9:40pm5.0710Benny Fung1220MD116
Thu5:00-6:25pm6.0710Jocelyn Chung1220MD117
Target: suitable for students who had received Modern dance basic training before and half year of dance training.


Modern DanceIntermediate
Class DayTimeStart DateSessionsInstructorFeeCourse Number
Tue6:45-8:10pm4.0710Lam Po1220MD201
This course is take dances happily as the goal, explores and the experience together picks the varied movement worlds, thus makes itself to be possible to have more dialogs and the communication with the body.

Modern Dance - Intermediate 
Class DayTimeStart DateSessionsInstructorFeeCourse Number
Wed6:45-8:10pm5.0710Ronny Wong1220MD202
Sun11:30-12:55pm9.0710Ronny Wong1220MD205
The course focus on fun and clear movement combinations. Within an relaxing and fun atmosphere, we will start with releasing technique and body work, contemporary dance technique training and finishing on movement combination which emphasis body expression. This course can be instructed in English. Suitable for students with at least a year of contemporary dance training.

Modern Dance - Intermediate 
Class DayTimeStart DateSessionsInstructorFeeCourse Number
Fri8:15-9:40pm7.0710Noel Pong1220MD203Full
Through different dance combinations, the course aims to improve coordination and sense of space, which leads to strengthening of dance flow and aesthetic presentation. Target: suitable for students with at least one year of Modern Dance training.

Modern Dance - Intermediate 
Class DayTimeStart DateSessionsInstructorFeeCourse Number
Sat4:00-5:25pm8.0710Terry Tsang1220MD204
This course focuses on movement combinations. Suitable for students who have prior basic Modern Dance training. Target: suitable for students with at least one year of Modern Dance training.

Modern Dance - Intermediate 
Class DayTimeStart DateSessionsInstructorFeeCourse Number
Sun1:00-2:25pm9.0710Malvina Tam1220MD206
The class is constructing from a combine of imaginary and contemporary dance exercises. It stacks up to an understanding of correct alignment and focus on posture to avoid awful injury. It gradually builds up to a series of fun and physical dance combinations with a selection of great play list and ensures you to indulge in every notes of sound. The outcome of this course is student should develop different senses of movement dynamic, body co-ordinations, flexibility and musicality in order to find your bodily expression. Target: suitable for students with at least one year of Modern Dance training.

Modern Dance - Intermediate 
Class DayTimeStart DateSessionsInstructorFeeCourse Number
Sun2:30-3:55pm9.0710Bruce Wong1220MD207
Starting from pure body movements, this course focuses on simple and continuous warm up exercises. Different kinds of dance elements will be combined in the training of dance combinations and technique, allowing students to archive their bodies’ possibilities.


Modern DanceAdvanced
Class DayTimeStart DateSessionsInstructorFeeCourse Number
Thu8:15-9:40pm6.0710Lam Po1220MD301Full
This course emphasises on the training of technique and expression through the more complicated combinations to enhance students’ ability on the use of space, body and weight. Set to beautiful music, the practice of the challenging steps further develops students’ musicality, body coordination and muscle control. Target: suitable for students with at least three year of Modern Dance training.



 
 

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  • Hoi-yan Char
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    Graduate of the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts (Modern Dance)
  • Jocelyn Chung
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    Graduate of the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts (Modern Dance); London Contemporary Dance School BFA; Founding member of Danseomanie
  • Benny Fung
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    Benny graduated from Hong Kong Academy of Performing Arts for Modern Dance & Performance (1998-2000) ; California Institute of Arts, Valencia,CA Bachelor of Fine ArtsDance and Choreography (2002-2005) ; University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ ; Master of Fine Arts Performance, Choreography and Education (2010-2012)
  • Bobo Lai
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    After graduating from The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts in 2008, Bobo Lai joined the Guangdong Modern Dance Company (GMDC) as a fulltime dancer after working a year as a freelance dancer. Her early performances at GMDC including works by renowned choreographers, such as Liu Qi’s Upon Calligraphy and Sang Jijia’s Sticks. She has also showcased her own works One Plus One Ant and X -85213 at GMDC. She joined CCDC in 2015.
  • Tak-wai Lai
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    Graduate of the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts (Modern Dance) and Conservatoire de Paris
     
    CCDC Dancer (2008-2014)
     
    He is now a Choreographer and Dancer.
     

     

  • Peggy Lam
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    Born in Hong Kong, Lam was the member of CCDC's Scholarship Class and dancer of CCDC's youth dance ensemble Young Sky and WuDaoQingNian.

    She has performed widely with various professional dance companies. During her study at the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts majoring in Modern Dance, she was awarded several scholarships and has toured overseas with the Academy.

    She graduated from the Academy in 2007 and joined CCDC in the same year.
  • Po Lam
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    Lam Po studied at The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts since 1997.

    During his study at the Academy, he was awarded several scholarships, participated in the Tokyo International Dance Festival and performed with variety of dance groups.

    He was awarded a scholarship from the Asian Cultural Council to participate in the American Dance Festival in 2000 and joined City Contemporary Dance Company from 2001 to 2014.

    His choreography includes Self-obsession in CCDC’s 2003 programme All of A Sudden, Dialogue at the 7 Guangdong Modern Dance Festival, The moment I saw it in Hong Kong Dance Alliance’s Perfect Pair and Odd Couples and Reflections in CCDC’s 2011 programme Talk To Him. The Voice Inside in CCDC’s 2013 Programme It’s My Turn. Lam received 2012 Hong Kong Dance Award “Outstanding Independent Dance” and “Outstanding Performance by Male Dancer” for his performance in The Moment I Saw It.

    Now he is a freelance

  • Ka-ki Lee
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    Born in Hong Kong.

    He graduated from the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts with a Bachelor of Fine Arts (Honours) Degree, majoring in Contemporary Dance.

    He was the recipient of several scholarships. In 2009, he was awarded a scholarship to participate in the American Dance Festival. He has appeared in many local and overseas dance performances.

    Ka-ki is CCDC dancer.

  • Shirley Lok
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    Born in Shanghai, Shirley Lok graduated from The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts in 2009 majoring in Ballet.

    During her studies she was awarded several scholarships. She has performed widely in Hong Kong and toured with various professional dance companies including The Hong Kong Ballet. In 2007 she joined CCDC's youth dance ensemble WuDaoQinNian, when her interest in modern dance was sprouted.

    She joined CCDC in 2010.
  • Noel Pong
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    Graduate of the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts (Modern Dance); CCDC dancer
  • Malvina Tam
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    Born in Hong Kong, Malvina Tam started ballet training at an early age and entered The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts in 2005 majoring in contemporary dance and choreography. She was awarded a full scholarship from the Hong Kong Jockey Club for outstanding local students and toured overseas with the Academy. In 2009, Tam moved to London to pursue her performing career, where she worked with Clod Ensemble, Shobana Jeyasingh Dance Company, Bawren Tavaziva, Rhiannon Faith:dancingtheatre, Tempered Body Dance Theatre and London College of Fashion with Anton Mirto.  She has also made her debut commerical appearance with Love Amongst Ruins for two of their music videos. Tam moved back to Hong Kong in 2011 and joined CCDC in 2013.
  • Terry Tsang
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    Terry Tsang fell in love with dance and music during young age. He graduated from HKAPA, majoring in contemporary dance. He joined CCDC in 2013 . 

    During his studies, he embarked on his journey in choreography and was invited to perform in various productions at the Academy and beyond.
    Between 2012 to 2013, with a scholarship awarded by the CCDC Dance Centre,

    he presented his choreographies Exotic Territoryand Sound • Gravity at the Bejing Dance Festival. Exotic Territory was also invited to the 9th Guangdong Dance Festival and Imagination Boom for E- Side Dance Company in 2012 and 2014.

    In early 2016, his new work Hide‧ Flee premiered at 2016 Dancers' Homework by CCDC and was a resounding success. In this year, Tsang also unveiled his latest choreography, Sole, was invited to the 18th Hong Kong Dance Awards Presentation & Gala Performance.

     

  • Bruce Wong
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    Born in Hong Kong.

    Bruce Wong was admitted to The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts in 1995 and joined the City Contemporary Dance Company in 2000. In 2009, Wong was the recipient of the Hong Kong Jockey Club Music and Dance Fund, a full scholarship to attend the Hollins University/American Dance Festival MFA program in the United State of American.

    Besides involving in the performances of CCDC, he also participated in various productions, dancing in the concerts of Aaron Kwok and Shirley Kwan, preformed in the musical Luv70% with HOOK Dance Theathre and choreographing (with other eminent dance artists) for the dance productions keep in touch, Venusian, Oh Venusian!, Little Men’s Blue, BSP2006 and Dust.

    Bruce is also passionate in martial arts, in 2006, he was the Bagwa champion at the 2nd Hong Kong Open Wushu Championship.

    Bruce is CCDC dancer.
  • Dominic Wong
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    Graduate of the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts (Modern Dance); CCDC dancer; Founding member of Zero Zero Ensemble.

  • Ronny Wong
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    Ronny gained a BFA (Hons) degree at The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts (HKAPA) in 2007, majoring in contemporary dance.

    He performed a solo called 'dialogue' by Lam Po, presented in Hong Kong as part of an Asian choreographic collaboration in 2007. He represented HKAPA in performance tours to Berlin and Brussels with a piece called ‘Memory’ by Tsung-Lung Cheng in 2007, and has also been on tour to Perth, Malaysia in 2004 and Paris in 2005. In 2006, he joined Expression Dance Company in Brisbane, Australia on a short term internship. In 2007, he received a grant from HK Jockey Club Music and Dance Fund and joined Transitions Dance Company 07 where he toured England, Ireland and Norway and gained his MA in dance performance. He then worked with Caroline Bridge, Jean Abreu Dance, Luca Silvestrini’s Protein, Tempered Body Dance Company, Iratik Dance Theatre, Candoco Dance Company, Claire Cunningham, Marc Brew, Maresa Von Stockert’s Tilted Production and also Lea Anderson’s The Featherstonehaughs as a London bases dancer.

    He recently joined the part time teaching staff at HKAPA.
 
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