Hong Kong Ballet’s Smash Hit ALICE (in wonderland) Opens Hong Kong Week 2021@Guangzhou

[Hong Kong—17 April 2021] As Hong Kong’s cultural ambassador, Hong Kong Ballet (HKB) will open Hong Kong Week 2021@Guangzhou with an exciting video screening of its exuberant production ALICE (in wonderland) with live music by Guangzhou Symphony Orchestra at Guangzhou Opera House (GOH)’s Experimental Theatre on 17 April 2021 at 7:30pm. The charity screening is free and by invitation of GOH only. Along with fun and interactive fringe activities videos, the original performance will also be available on Tencent Art during 17 April - 16 July to mainland Chinese audiences for one month after purchasing a ticket. This exciting virtual tour is supported by the HKSAR Government.

Choreographed by HKB’s Artistic Director Septime Webre, ALICE (in wonderland) is a fusion of dance, theatre, and puppetry that showcases a dizzying array of dances that merge traditional ballet with contemporary energy, capturing the topsy-turvy magic of Wonderland and the bizarre characters that confront Alice on her incredible journey. Featuring over-the-top physicality, exhilarating costumes designed by Cirque de Soleil designer Liz Vandal, bold, hypnotic sets designed by James Kronzer and a thrilling original score by Matthew Pierce, this giddy, over-the-top re-imagining of Lewis Carroll’s classic tale promises exhilarating fun for all ages.

Its notable accolades include Outstanding Performance by a Female Dancer, Outstanding Ensemble Performance and Outstanding Costume Design at Hong Kong Dance Awards 2019.

Co-presented by the Leisure and Cultural Services Department of the Hong Kong SAR Government and Guangzhou Municipal Culture, Radio, Television and Tourism Bureau
Organised by Guangzhou Opera House

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For further information, please contact:
Nick Chan | Director of Marketing | T: 21059716 / 97281777 | [email protected]
Nichol Chau | Senior Marketing Officer | T: 21059753 / 56321755 | [email protected]

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About Hong Kong Ballet

One of Asia’s premier ballet companies, Hong Kong Ballet (HKB) is internationally recognised as a vibrant arts institution that represents Hong Kong’s unique character. Established in 1979 and led by Artistic Director Septime Webre, HKB has a dynamic repertoire performed by nearly 50 dancers from all over the globe and award-winning education and community programmes.

With almost 50 international tours, HKB has won recognition from critics and fans both at home and abroad. Its diverse repertoire includes classic and modern masterpieces, original full-length ballets created for HKB, an interactive ballet series for younger fans and groundbreaking dance by today’s most sought-after choreographers, including Alexei Ratmansky, Christopher Wheeldon, Jiří Kylian, Nacho Duato and Trey McIntyre, among others.

HKB maintains an active schedule of community initiatives throughout Hong Kong to ensure that ballet is accessible to people from all walks of life.

Dancers (from left): Chen Zhiyao and Children Dancers; Ye Feifei and Hong Kong Ballet Dancers; Hong Kong Ballet Dancers; Hong Kong Ballet Dancers | Photography: Conrad Dy-Liacco | Courtesy of Hong Kong Ballet

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