School Workshop

Modern Dance In Practice Project

CCDC’s modern dance workshop for secondary students is the largest-scale programme of the CCDC Dance Centre. The scheme is now in its 21st year since its inception when the Regional Council still existed. Almost 6000 students have joined the scheme so far. Some of them now study dance at the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts and some have become professional dancers or instructors.

The scheme now has been extended to serve 12 primary and secondary schools in different districts. Our professional instructors go into campus to provide a 10-month training for students, which includes in-school introductory dance performance, dance camp, teachers dance workshop and children-parents’ day camp. They also choreograph works for students to perform in the annual finale performance “Dancing in the Sun”.

Throughout years of development, the scheme has evolved from a dance course for students to now a systematic and all-round dance-learning experience which also benefits the parents and teachers. This makes the scheme unique and valuable.

“Know yourself through your body”
2021/22School Modern Dance In Practice Project

Highlights and Objectives

  • A School-year-long modern dance training programme
  • Suitable for participation by primary and secondary schools with a variety of dance experience
  • Through a series of training and activities, this modern dance programme aims at enabling students to take a fresh look on themselves, to consider their innate infectious appeal, to cultivate team spirit and empathy, and to learn about respecting, accpeting and embracing themselves and others. It also envisions to broaden students’ horizons for the art of dance, and to nurture their interest in art appreciation
  • Programme includes an introductory dance performance, dance workshop, guided theatre tour and dance appreciation and the final performance Dancing In The Sun 2022 
  • Students will perform a performance at a public venue

Participating schools of 2020/21 School Modern Dance In Practice Project

  • PLK Fong Wong Kam Chuen Primary School
  • Emmanuel Primary School
  • S.K.H. Tseung Kwan O Kei Tak Primary School
  • Buddhist Ho Nam Kam College
  • Our Lady’s College
  • CCC Chuen Yuen College
  • HKICC Lee Shaw Kee School of Creativity
  • Ju Ching Chu Secondary School (Kwai Chung)
  • Tack ching Girls’ Secondary School

CCDC Dance Centre’s future support to the participating schools after their completion of the Scheme:

  1. Provide materials for conducting dance activities at schools
  2. Design and run tailor-made dance courses at schools
  3. Introduce other dance courses, instructors or dance activies

Prospects of the students who have finished the Scheme:

  1. Join CCDC Dance Centre’ Scholarship Scheme and further develop their techniques and performing skills
  2. Continue their training at Dance Centre and perform at our annual showcase as well as other community performances
  3. Join our WuDaoQingNian project for young adult and perform in the community and overseas
  4. Study at the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts
  5. Work as a dance instructor, choreographer or a dance administrator
Now Open for Application!
For more details, please refer to the Chinese version.

Details of the 2021/22 programme
(Chinese Version Only)

Leisure and Cultural Services Department
Tel: 2591 1300

CCDC Dance Centre
Tel: 2328 9205

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