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Modern Dance
 
Modern DanceIntroductory
Class DayTimeStart DateSessionsInstructorFeeCourse Number
Fri5:00-6:25pm27.0910Char Hoi-yan1260MD101
Fri8:15-9:40pm27.0910Char Hoi-yan1260MD102Full
Sun4:00-5:25pm29.0910Terry Tsang1260MD103
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
Mon6:45-8:10pm23.0910Lai Tak-wai1260MD104Full
Mon8:15-9:40pm23.0910Lai Tak-wai1260MD105Full
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
Tue6:45-8:10pm24.0910Peggy Lam1260MD106
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
Wed5:00-6:25pm25.0910Jocelyn Chung1260MD107
An introductory course focuses on basic body movements, incorporating rhythmic training and simple jump combinations.

Modern Dance - Elementary 
Class DayTimeStart DateSessionsInstructorFeeCourse Number
Wed6:45-8:10pm25.0910Benny Fung1260MD108
Sat5:30-6:55pm28.0910Benny Fung1260MD112
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
Wed8:15-9:40pm25.0910Felix Ke1260MD109
Through learning simple exercises and combinations, to build up fundamental skills of modern dance. Also, the course will forces on using torso to improve the expression of dancing.

Modern Dance - Elementary 
Class DayTimeStart DateSessionsInstructorFeeCourse Number
Thu6:45-8:10pm26.0910Lee Ka-ki1260MD110
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
Fri6:45-8:10pm27.0910Noel Pong1260MD111
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
Sun10:00-11:25am29.0910Ronny Wong1260MD113Full
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
Sun11:30am-12:55pm29.0910Malvina Tam1260MD114
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
Sun2:30-3:55pm29.0910Shirley Lok1260MD115Full
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
Tue8:15-9:40pm24.0910Peggy Lam1260MD116Full
Wed8:15-9:40pm25.0910Benny Fung1260MD117
Thu5:00-6:25pm26.0910Jocelyn Chung1260MD118
Target: suitable for students who had received Modern dance basic training before and half year of dance training.


Modern DanceIntermediate
Class DayTimeStart DateSessionsInstructorFeeCourse Number
Tue6:45-8:10pm24.0910Lam Po1260MD201
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
Wed6:45-8:10pm25.0910Ronny Wong1260MD202
Sun11:30am-12:55pm29.0910Ronny Wong1260MD205
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
Fri8:15-9:40pm27.0910Noel Pong1260MD203
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
Sat7:00-8:25pm28.0910Benny Fung1260MD204Full
The class is mainly to strengthen the students' physical coordination ability and sensitivity to space. It also as to enhance the fluency of the students during the dance and enhance the beauty. The instructor will perform warm-up exercises for the students with simple and coherent movements, and then combine various dance steps to enhance the dance skills. Suitable for students with basic training in modern dance. ESPECIALLY Suitable for people with modern dance or ballet training for one year or more.

Modern Dance - Intermediate 
Class DayTimeStart DateSessionsInstructorFeeCourse Number
Sun1:00-2:25pm29.0910Malvina Tam1260MD206
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
Sun2:30-3:55pm29.0910Bruce Wong1260MD207Full
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
Thu8:15-9:40pm26.0910Lam Po1260MD301
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)
  • Felix KE
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    Felix Ke graduated from the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts in 2010 and Taipei National University of the Arts in 2016 (Master of Fine Arts). He worked with Unlock Dance Plaza and WCDance. He also worked with renowned choreographers including Zhang Xiao-xiong, Yang Ming-lung and Heather Myers. As a choreographer, Ke has created AnonymousV, Last body and Finding Uncertain. He joined CCDC in 2017.

  • 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, Lee Ka-ki received a Bachelor of Fine Arts (Honours) Degree, majoring in contemporary dance, from The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts where he was the recipient of several scholarships. In 2009, he was awarded a scholarship to participate in the American Dance Festival. He has performed in various local and overseas dance performances and joined CCDC in 2012.

  • 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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    Malvina obtained a BFA (Hons) degree at the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts (HKAPA) in 2008, majoring in contemporary dance.  She was awarded a full grant from the Hong Kong Jockey Club for her studies at the HKAPA. Malvina received her Master of Arts degree in Intercultural Studies at the Chinese University of Hong Kong in 2014.

     

    Malvina pursued her performing career in London between 2009 and 2011.  She worked in the UK with Clod Ensemble, Shobana Jeyasingh Dance, Rhiannon Faith Dancing Theatre, Tempered Body Dance Theatre and the London College of Fashion with Anton Mirto.  She has also made her commercial début with Love Amongst Ruins in two of their music videos “So Sad (Fade)” and “Alone”.

     

    Malvina has been a full-time dancer with the City Contemporary Dance Company since 2013 to 2018.  During her time at the company, she has worked with many renowned choreographers such as Willy Tsao, Helen Lai, Dominic Wong, Noel Pong, Nguyen Ngoc Anh, Ina Christel Johannessen and Sang JiJia.  She has also toured with the company to Germany, Italy, Norway, Japan, Taiwan, Beijing, Guangzhou, etc.  Malvina performed in Opera “Beauty and Sadness” as a dancer for the Hong Kong Premier in April 2019.

     

    Malvina is now actively involved in dance teaching, choreography and related work.  She continues to build her artistic style and looking forward to embrace the unknown ahead.

  • 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.
  • 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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