Prof CHOA, Gillian 蔡 敏 志
副 校 長 ( 學 術 )
Gillian Choa has enjoyed her career in a variety of artistic pursuits spanning Hong Kong, Asia, UK and the USA. She was Resident Designer for Chung Ying Theatre Company before embarking on her freelance career in the performance and entertainment industry. She worked extensively as set and costume designer, scenic artist, lighting designer and director in theatre; art director/decorator, costume designer/supervisor, and image director in television, advertising and film. She was also a display and exhibition designer for high-end fashion houses such as Tiffany & Co of New York and Hermes, and presenter and writer of a classical music programme on television and editor for local architectural and fashion magazines.
Her work had covered innumerable stage productions in England and HK, and television commercials in HK and abroad, and was nominated and awarded for her work.
She is regularly invited to participate and exhibit her work at theatre design exhibitions and conferences, being an avid advocate of practice-as-research for the performing arts.
She is a devoted educator as well as an active contributor to the Hong Kong community, serving on boards of charitable organisations, scholarship panels and vetting committees.
Gillian first joined the Theatre Design Department in 1992 as Guest Lecturer and as full time staff in 1996. As Dean of the School of Theatre and Entertainment Arts, she is committed to her continued service to her School and working with her colleagues to realise her visions for the School in the next few years.