30th Anniversary Launch Ceremony
23 January 2014
The Ceremony marks the beginning of our full year of celebration of the 30th Anniversary of the Academy.
Open Day 2014
9 March 2014
The Academy Open Day, which each year attracts a large and enthusiastic audience, will feature performances, demonstrations and seminars, as well as visits to our costume department, scenic art workshop and other “secret spaces” where productions are put together. Inaugurated more than 25 years ago, the Open Day remains one of the Academy’s most popular public events.
Three Dances for a Celebration: Dance Performance Showcase
09-10 May 2014
In celebration of the Academy’s 30th Anniversary, the School of Dance is presenting a May season that promises to be one of its best.
The Taming of the Shrew
09-10 May 2014
The Taming of the Shrew project has been conceived with this ‘collaborative culture’ in mind. The challenge was to create an imaginative work celebrating the Academy’s 30th Anniversary (and fortuitously the 450th Anniversary of Shakespeare’s birth) within a single story that utilises all the School’s disciplines and that preserves the integrity of each artform while creating a unified performance and imaginative interpretation of the text.
The Heritage of Cantonese Music
13 June 2014
The School of Music has been working on a project to preserve the traditions of Cantonese music since 2008. With its essence of improvisation and naturalness, the challenge for the Academy’s Cantonese music ensemble is to play not only with authentic instruments but with an authentic sound.
Sunset Concert 2014
14 June 2014
The Sunset Concert is an initiative of the School of Theatre and Entertainment Arts and is realised by students of the Department of Entertainment Design and Technology (EDT). Every production has a team of student producers who decide on a theme for the concert and are responsible for the management and presentation of the event.
Performing Arts Symposium
20-22 November 2014
21st century Hong Kong is a dynamic and diverse cultural metropolis at a unique point of intersection between Asian and Western creative practice. With Asian ascendant on the world stage, Hong Kong’s identity as special administrative region of China and its rich cross-cultural influences, ideally position it to explore new creative paradigms and their potential to shape the future of performing arts education.