Contemporary Dance

Introductory

The course is designed for students who have never or rarely been exposed to contemporary dance. It mainly focuses on practicing basic skills and using simple and easy methods to make it easier and faster for students to accept and understand contemporary dance.

Code Start Date Day Time Instructor Fee Sessions Remarks
CO101 26/9 Tue 8:30-9:50pm Eric KWONG 1740 12
CO102 27/9 Wed 8:30-9:50pm LEE Ka-ki 1740 12
CO103 24/9 Sun 11:30am-12:50pm CHAR Hoi-yan 1740 12

Elementary

Students can explore the possibility of body movements through training focuses on simple combinations, basic dance movements and weight transfer.

Code Start Date Day Time Instructor Fee Sessions Remarks
CO104 25/9 Mon 7:00-8:20pm Peggy LAM 1740 12

Through learning simple exercises and combinations, to build up fundamental skills of modern dance. Also, the course will forces on using torso to improve the expression of dancing.

Code Start Date Day Time Instructor Fee Sessions Remarks
CO105 26/9 Tue 7:00-8:20pm Eric KWONG 1740 12 CXL

The course focuses on the basic Contemporary Dance technique and simple dance combinations. It aims to enhance the student’s understanding of body and contemporary dance.

Code Start Date Day Time Instructor Fee Sessions Remarks
CO106 27/9 Wed 7:00-8:20pm LEE Ka-ki 1740 12

The course focuses on the basic contemporary dance technique training for students; especially emphasizes body coordination, physical dance combinations of weight transfer and balance, ability to express different qualities of movement; comprehends spatial sense of the difference in between individual and collaborative work; sequentially stimulates students’ creativity and self-confidence.

Code Start Date Day Time Instructor Fee Sessions Remarks
CO107 28/9 Thu 8:30-9:50pm Bobo LAI 1740 12

Apart from the basic contemporary dance technique, the course also emphasises the combinations of weight transfer such as running, jumping, sliding and rolling. This allows students to experience the freedom and sense of liberation in contemporary dance.

Code Start Date Day Time Instructor Fee Sessions Remarks
CO108 22/9 Fri 8:30-9:50pm Simpson YAU 1740 12 CXL

The course focus on how to build up the imagination and develop the personality by two main parts through the lesson: Improvisation and Contemporary Dance Technique. By using different creative and interesting games or method, it will be full of exploration and challenging.

Code Start Date Day Time Instructor Fee Sessions Remarks
CO109 23/9 Sat 7:00-8:20pm Annie AU 1740 12

Elementary Progressive

Target: suitable for students who had received Contemporary Dance training before and half year of dance training.

Code Start Date Day Time Instructor Fee Sessions Remarks
CO110 25/9 Mon 8:30-9:50pm Peggy LAM 1740 12

Contemporary Dance Choreography

Elementary Progressive

The class focuses on learning dance combinations. Students will learn how to use the interaction between the body and music. During the dancing process, they will be able to find the body’s expressiveness and how to express emotions.
Suitable for students who have studied any dance for at least half a year.

Code Start Date Day Time Instructor Fee Sessions Remarks
CG101 28/9 Thu 7:00-8:20pm Bobo LAI 1740 12

In the class, it will be mainly focus on learning the dance choreography which is choreographed by the dance tutor. Through the dance choreography to learn different contemporary dance styles to train the body openness and movement control, and enhance the sense of spatial awareness, musicality, imagination and expression of body etc.
It would be great to join the Contemporary dance (Elementary).

Code Start Date Day Time Instructor Fee Sessions Remarks
CG102 23/9 Sat 8:30-9:50pm Annie AU 1740 12

Introductory

The course is designed for students who have never or rarely been exposed to contemporary dance. It mainly focuses on practicing basic skills and using simple and easy methods to make it easier and faster for students to accept and understand contemporary dance.

Code Start Date Day Time Instructor Fee Sessions Remarks
CO101 27/6 Tue 8:30-9:50pm Eric KWONG 1680 12
CO102 28/6 Wed 8:30-9:50pm LEE Ka-ki 1680 12
CO103 25/6 Sun 11:30am-12:50pm CHAR Hoi-yan 1680 12

Elementary

Students can explore the possibility of body movements through training focuses on simple combinations, basic dance movements and weight transfer.

Code Start Date Day Time Instructor Fee Sessions Remarks
CO104 26/6 Mon 7:00-8:20pm Peggy LAM 1680 12

The course focuses on the basic Modern Dance technique and simple dance combinations. It aims to enhance the student’s understanding of body and modern dance.
Suitable for anyone and beginners.

Code Start Date Day Time Instructor Fee Sessions Remarks
CO105 28/6 Wed 7:00-8:20pm LEE Ka-ki 1680 12

The course focuses on the basic Modern Dance technique training for students; especially emphasizes body coordination, physical dance combinations of weight transfer and balance, ability to express different qualities of movement; comprehends spatial sense of the difference in between individual and collaborative work; sequentially stimulates students’ creativity and self-confidence.

Code Start Date Day Time Instructor Fee Sessions Remarks
CO106 29/6 Thu 8:30-9:50pm Bobo LAI 1680 12

Apart from the basic Modern Dance technique, the course also emphasises the combinations of weight transfer such as running, jumping, sliding and rolling. This allows students to experience the freedom and sense of liberation in Modern Dance.

Code Start Date Day Time Instructor Fee Sessions Remarks
CO107 30/6 Fri 8:30-9:50pm Simpson YAU 1680 12

The course focus on how to build up the imagination and develop the personality by two main parts through the lesson: Improvisation and Contemporary Dance Technique. By using different creative and interesting games or method, it will be full of exploration and challenging.

Code Start Date Day Time Instructor Fee Sessions Remarks
CO108 24/6 Sat 7:00-8:20pm Annie AU 1680 12

The course would include the basic contemporary techniques, and teaching a set of combination in order to enhance the student’s understanding of contemporary dance.

Code Start Date Day Time Instructor Fee Sessions Remarks
CO109 25/6 Sun 2:30-3:40pm Alice MA/TBC 1680 12 CXL

Elementary Progressive

Target: suitable for students who had received Contemporary Dance training before and half year of dance training.

Code Start Date Day Time Instructor Fee Sessions Remarks
CO110 26/6 Mon 8:30-9:50pm Peggy LAM 1680 12 CXL

Contemporary Dance Choreography

Elementary Progressive

The class focuses on learning dance combinations. Students will learn how to use the interaction between the body and music. During the dancing process, they will be able to find the body’s expressiveness and how to express emotions.

Suitable for students who have studied any dance for at least half a year.

Code Start Date Day Time Instructor Fee Sessions Remarks
CG101 29/6 Thu 7:00-8:20pm Bobo LAI 1680 12

In the class, it will be mainly focus on learning the dance choreography which is choreographed by the dance tutor. Through the dance choreography to learn different contemporary dance styles to train the body openness and movement control, and enhance the sense of spatial awareness, musicality, imagination and expression of body etc.
It would be great to join the Contemporary dance (Elementary).

Code Start Date Day Time Instructor Fee Sessions Remarks
CG102 24/6 Sat 8:30-9:50pm Annie AU 1680 12

Instructors

Erick KWONG, a Hong Kong native, graduated in contemporary dance from The Hong Kong Academy of Performing Arts. He was a member of CCDC’s Scholarship Class and a dancer with CCDC’s youth dance ensemble Teens of Colours and WuDaoQingNian (WDQN). Kwong joined CCDC in 2019.

After graduating from The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts in 2008, Bobo Lai joined the Guangdong Modern Dance Company (GMDC) as a fulltime dancer after working a year as a freelance dancer. Her early performances at GMDC including works by renowned choreographers, such as Liu Qi’s Upon Calligraphy and Sang Jijia’s Sticks. She also showcased her own works One Plus One Ant and X -85213 at GMDC. She joined CCDC in 2015.

Born in Hong Kong, Lam was the member of CCDC’s Scholarship Class and dancer of CCDC’s youth dance ensemble Young Sky and WuDaoQingNian.

She has performed widely with various professional dance companies. During her study at the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts majoring in Modern Dance, she was awarded several scholarships and has toured overseas with the Academy.

She graduated from the Academy in 2007 and joined CCDC in the same year.

Born in Hong Kong, Simpson graduated from The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts, majoring in contemporary dance. He has been the recipient of The Hong Kong Jockey Club Scholarship and The Gifted Young Dancer Programme scholarship and been a member of CCDC’s Dance Training Scholarship Scheme “612 mini dancers”, “Teens of Colours” and “WuDaoQingNian”. He has participated in numerous dance festivals, such as Gaga Winter Intensive, International Dance Week Budapest, Centre National de la Danse Camping 2019, Henny Jurriens Studio Summer Intensive and Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance Summer School.

Born in Hong Kong, Lee Ka-ki received a Bachelor of Fine Arts (Honours) Degree, majoring in contemporary dance, from The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts where he was the recipient of several scholarships. In 2009, he was awarded a scholarship to participate in the American Dance Festival. He has performed in various local and overseas dance performances and joined CCDC in 2012.

Annie is currently a freelance dancer, choreographer, dance teacher and singing bowl therapist. Annie graduated from The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts, majoring in contemporary dance. During her study, Annie was invited to cooperate with international choreographers, including Gabrielle Nankivell, Dam Van Huynh, Jaime Redfern, Christine Gouzelis, John Utans, Cho Yi, Li Yongjing. She also performed in The 4th HK Butoh Festival, HK Dance Award, HSBC Community Festival.

In this several years, she cooperates with different local dance companies and Nongovernmental Organizations as the teaching artist and performer, including E-side Dance Company, CCDC Dance Centre Outreach department, CCDC, Rice Journey Studio, TWGHs, Caritas HK.

Her recent performance including Voyage by Rice Journey Production, The Rite of spring and Dance at Dawn by CCDC, The rose of the name by Trinity Theatre.

Graduate of the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts (Modern Dance)

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