Ms LI, Yongjing
Lecturer (Contemporary Dance)
Li Yongjing has profound experience in performance and choreography. She is currently Lecturer of Contemporary Dance and MFA advisor at the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts (HKAPA) teaching Contemporary Dance Technique, Personal Project, Performance Lab, Chreographic Workshop I & II, Repertory and choreographing for student productions.
Graduated from The HKAPA with Distinction in 2002, majoring in Modern Dance, she continued her study at the Academy and was awarded Master of Fine Arts in Dance in 2008.
After graduation, she taught the Modern Dance Diploma Programme at the Guangdong Dance School. In April 2004, she joined the Odyssey Dance Theatre in Singapore as an Artist in Residence.
Li also collaborated with various local and overseas performing arts organizations as guest artist, including Hong Kong Dance Company, Hong Kong Repertory Theatre, City Contemporary Dance Company, E-side Modern Dance Company and Dam Van Huynh Company among others.
Li's outstanding performances has received unanimous recognition. She is regularly invited to perform around the world, visiting countries including Austria, Belgium, France, Germany, Korea and Singapore.
She received the Hong Kong Dance Award 2001 and 2012 respectively from the Hong Kong Dance Alliance for her exceptional performance in Interiors by Csaba Buday and for her choreography and performance in a duet, The Moment I Saw It.
Her recent choreographic works include Moment, The Moment I Saw It, Lost Squares, Afterimage, Human Factor, Sense of Distance, Beyond Restraint, Thoughts of Mind, Dreamer and full-length work Creature of the Night.