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Chinese Dance

Chinese Classical Basic TrainingElementary
Class DayTimeStart DateSessionsInstructorFeeCourse Number
Wed5:00-6:25pm27.0610Francis Leung1260CC101FULL
With the support of the barre, this course focuses on strengthening on the body alignment and muscle control. Together with different kinds of technical skills, such as jump combinations, ‘fanshen’ techniques and turn around, students can learn about the beauty of Chinese Classical cadence.


Basic TrainingElementary
Class DayTimeStart DateSessionsInstructorFeeCourse Number
Thu6:45-8:10pm28.0610Chong Chan-po1260CD101FULL
Sun2:30-3:55pm01.0710Natalie Mak1260CD102
This course focuses on the body alignment, musicality and technique in Chinese classical dance. The class consists two sections - the barre and the centre. The barre is about muscle control while the centre is about the development of technical skills. Besides dance combinations, there are also jump combinations and ‘fanshen’ technique or turns around a horizontal axis. Suitable for beginners or students who are interested in Chinese Dance. Target: suitable for beginners and students who are interested in Chinese dance.


Basic TrainingElementary Progressive
Class DayTimeStart DateSessionsInstructorFeeCourse Number
Sat8:30-9:55pm30.0610Chong Chan-po1260CD103
Target: suitable for students who have at least half or one year in Chinese Basic Training


Basic TrainingIntermediate
Class DayTimeStart DateSessionsInstructorFeeCourse Number
Wed6:45-8:10pm27.0610Tam Yuk-fong1260CD201FULL
Target: suitable for students who have at least two year of Chinese dance training.


Folk DanceElementary Progressive
Class DayTimeStart DateSessionsInstructorFeeCourse Number
Mon6:45-8:10pm25.0610Chong Chan-po1260CF101
In this course, students will learn about the characteristics of different folk dance styles through practising dance excerpts from various Chinese folk traditions. Target: suitable for students learned Chinese dance before.


Long SleevesElementary
Class DayTimeStart DateSessionsInstructorFeeCourse Number
Sat5:30-6:55pm30.0610Tam Yuk-fong1260CL101
Sat8:30-9:55pm30.0610Icey Lam1260CL102
Students will learn basic knowledge and techniques of controlling long sleeves. The aim is to reveal exquisite movements through the use of long sleeves and the rhythm of body nuances. Suitable for students who have knowledge on body nuances. Suitable for students who have knowledge on body nuances. *Please prepare your own long sleeves.


Long SleevesElementary Progressive
Class DayTimeStart DateSessionsInstructorFeeCourse Number
Wed8:15-9:40pm27.0610Tam Yuk-fong1260CL103
This course teaches the techniques of controlling the long sleeves. An integrated technique training is introduced to improve the performing skills of students. Target: suitable for students who have completed at least one year of the long sleeves. *Please prepare your own long sleeves.


SwordIntroductory
Class DayTimeStart DateSessionsInstructorFeeCourse Number
Sat7:00-8:25pm30.0610Chong Chan-po1260CP101FULL
This course teaches the application and technique of the Sword Dance. Students will have a better understanding about the essence and characteristics of the Sword Dance through learning dance combination with fluid and varied movements.


SwordIntermediate
Class DayTimeStart DateSessionsInstructorFeeCourse Number
Mon8:15-9:40pm25.0610Chong Chan-po1260CP201
Target: suitable for students with at least one year of training in Sword.


Shen YunElementary
Class DayTimeStart DateSessionsInstructorFeeCourse Number
Thu8:15-9:40pm28.0610Chong Chan-po1260CS101FULL
Sat7:00-8:25pm30.0610Icey Lam1260CS102FULL
Sun4:00-5:25pm01.0710Natalie Mak1260CS103
Selections of specially designed short combinations are introduced to help students to understand how movements are connected. Fluidity and expression of the body are also the focuses. Target: Suitable for beginners or anyone interested in dance.



 
 

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  • Chan-po Chong
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    Graduate of the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts (Chinese Dance); Dancer of Hong Kong Dance Company (1991-2009)
  • Icey Lam
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    Graduate of the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts (Chinese Dance)
  • Francis Leung
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    Leung was trained in Chinese dance at the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts. In 1988, he was invited by Lin Hwai-min to teach Chinese classical and folk dance at the Taipei Institute of the Arts. He joined the Hong Kong Dance Company in 1989, and later that year received a scholarship from the Asian Cultural Council to further his training at the University of Hawaii. He joined the City Contemporary Dance Company (CCDC) in 1990, with which he danced leading roles in many of its major productions. He joined DanceArt Hong Kong in 1995 as a choreographer and core member, and went on tour with the company to Taiwan, Germany and the United States.  Leung is currently the Artistic Director of DanceArt Hong Kong.

  • Natalie Mak
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    Natalie graduated from The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts (HKAPA) with Bachelor of Fine Arts (Honours) Degree, major in Chinese Dance.

    During her study, she was awarded The Spring Time Stage Productions Scholarship and twice awarded Disney Scholarship.She performed several performances in HKAPA with famous choreographer; such as Dam Van Huynh, Wang Yuan Yuan, Xing Liang and Zhang Xiaomei. She was the representative of HKAPA to perform in Italy and Taiwan 2012 International Festival of Dance Academies.

    She joined CCDC in 2014. She has worked with a number of emerging choreographers and arts organizations and has performed in a range of dance performances in Hong Kong

  • Yuk-fong Tam
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    Graduate of the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts (Chinese Dance).
 
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