the artists

Choreography and Set
Sang Jijia

Music
Dickson Dee

Video
Adrian Yeung

Lighting
Low Shee Hoe(Based on design by Goh Boon Ann in 2009)

Costumes
Charfi Hung

As If To Nothing

Rerun

Pass through the ashes of time, recreate the memories between you and me

 

2010 Hong Kong Dance Awards

- Outstanding Dance Production

- Outstanding Achievement in Choreography

 

“The choreography is supremely kinetic, with endlessly flowing movement that requires the dancers to contort every part of their bodies.” – South China Morning Post, Hong Kong

“A cutting-edge work.” – Global Times, Beijing

 

Enter the maze of déjà vu, trapped by our own memories. In every delicate moment, memories seem so close and yet so far. It is slowly swallowed by time. Struggling between remembering and forgetting scattered names, distorted faces, floating time, transforming scenes and familiar plots. What is left inside is emptiness. In this misplaced world, what is real? What is fake?

As If To Nothing is an adrenaline-packed and interactive multimedia work created by the internationally renowned choreographer Sang Jijia, featuring electronic music by Dickson Dee and video design by Adrian Yeung. This tour-de-force returns for another breathtaking journey led by CCDC dancers and their extremely physical and emotional performance.

 

About Sang Jijia

Acclaimed as "the most perfect dancer", Sang Jijia was selected by the influential American choreographer William Forsythe to work with him at the Frankfurt Ballet for four years. At 23, Sang won the top prize in the men's section of the 1996 Paris International Modern Dance Competition. He was hailed by the Guangdong province as “Star of the Century” in 1997. At 27, he joined the Rolex Mentor and Protégé Arts Initiative and studied choreography in Germany. Sang’s choreography combines extremely intense physical movement and unique rhythm to create psychological tension and anisotropy. As an internationally renowned choreographer, Sang has choreographed and performed for numerous well-known dance companies in Europe and Asia at their invitation.

 

Free Programme Plus Events

Photo Exhibition

4~9.6.2014

Hong Kong Cultural Centre Foyer Exhibition Area E2

 

Meet-the-artist

14.6.2014 (Sat) Post-performance

Kwai Tsing Theatre Auditorium
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10% discount (First two tickets)

Holders of CCDC Dance Card

Club Bravo Members of Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra

Energy Fun Club plus of Chung Ying Theatre Company

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Friends of Hong Kong Chinese Orchestra

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15% discount (First two tickets)

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20% discount (First two tickets)

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30% discount (First two tickets)

Holders of CCDC Dance Generation Card

 

50% discount

Full-time students, senior citizens aged 60 or above, people with disabilities and accompanying minder, Comprehensive Social Security Assistance recipients

 

CCDC reserves the right to substitute artists

The music is commissioned by City Contemporary Dance Company in 2009 with sponsorship from CASH Music Fund
CCDC is financially supported by the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region
Jun 13 - 14, 2014
8pm

Kwai Tsing Theatre Auditorium

$250, $180, $140

 
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