Noel Pong, Artist in Residence of CCDC, joined the Company in 1997 after graduating from The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts with first class honours in Modern Dance. She is a homegrown choreographer celebrated for combining elements of dance and drama.
Rainy Days and Mondays…(2006), her first choreographic work for CCDC, was restaged at the 3rd Guangdong Modern Dance Festival and Dance Trinity in the Hong Kong Dance Festival 2006. She was commissioned by “Jumping Frames International Dance Video Festival” to produce a dance video based on Rainy Days and Mondays… in 2008. Her other choreographic works include A Walk on the Cloud (2006); He Loves and She Loves (2007); Crime Scene (2009); Fairy Tales – To Be Continued (2010); Off Screen (2011); Inside Out in Strip Teaser (2012); The Buying Game (2013); The Buying Game 2.0 (2014); Happy Birthday? (2015); Leaving & Living in She Says, He Talks (2016), Nuts’hell in Come Across (2019), Joyeux Noël (2020) and De-islandsation (2021).
Pong is regarded as one of “Hong Kong’s most promising choreographers” by South China Morning Post (SCMP). Crime Scene was selected by SCMP as one of the “Best Dances” in 2009 and Off Screen received the Hong Kong Dance Awards for Outstanding Choreography in 2012. Happy Birthday? was selected as Best Dance Show in The Hecklers by HKELD. She has also been invited to restage several works at the Guangdong Modern Dance Festival. Besides, she was also a mentor of Plastic Surgery (2014), one of the productions of CCDC Dance Centre’s “REAL Showcase” series. She is also the co-founder of Zero Zero Ensemble.