SWEAT WITH US ON SATURDAY!

Join us for a series of fun and challenging adult and children’s ballet classes this season! All classes are taught by Hong Kong Ballet artists, and each 8-lesson workshop is themed to connect to our work from the repertoire. The workshops include sections from the theme ballet, taught in each class, culminating in an observation class for your family/friends to attend. Workshop students attend a private working Hong Kong Ballet rehearsal and receive priority seating at our popular Ballet 360° series and discounts to our performances. Each participant earns a Certificate of Training and has the opportunity to book the best seats at upcoming Hong Kong Ballet performances at attractive discounts.

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Autumn Ballet Workshop: Swan Lake

You will get more discounts if you subscribe to more workshops!
Subscribe to 2 workshops = HK$100 discount
Subscribe to 3 workshops = HK$200 discount
Subscribe to 4 workshops = HK$300 discount

All class packages include:

Remarks:

*The Company reserves the right to change the arrangements of the workshop (including the programme, schedule, venue, instructor and any contents) at any time without prior notice.
*No make-up class will be arranged if participants miss any classes
*Enrollment based on a first come, first served basis

For Enquiry : satworkshops@hkballet.com

Special Promotion for Boy’s Ballet**
1. Free trial class
Date: 7 September 2019 (Sat)
Time: 09:30-10:45
Age: 7-13
Venue: GR3A, 8/F Grand Theatre Backstage, Hong Kong Cultural Centre, Tsim Sha Tsui
Fee: Free
Registration: https://forms.gle/JYVPdbAY4C4kXVCZ9  
2. Workshop discount fee: $800 (8 lessons)

7 SEP - 10 NOV 2019
Hong Kong Cultural Centre
Enrollment based on a first come, first served basis

Directors of Curriculum

Ballet Mistress

Born in Jilin, China, Tang Min graduated from Beijing Dance Academy. She danced with The National Ballet of China as Principal Dancer from 1979 to 1988. Throughout her career, she was also a Principal Dancer at Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre, Les Grands Ballets Canadiens and Fort Worth Dallas Ballet. Tang won the silver medals at the Osaka International Ballet Competition in 1984 and the Varna International Ballet Competition in 1986. Before joining Hong Kong Ballet as Ballet Mistress in 2009, she held the same post at Guangzhou Ballet for four years.



Ballet Master

Born in Mayaguez, Puerto Rico, Luis R. Torres was previously the Ballet Master with Les Ballets Jazz De Montréal. He graduated from Arizona State University with a degree in Interdisciplinary Studies in Dance and Psychology and completed a Master of Fine Arts from George Mason University. Torres has enjoyed an extensive dance career with Ballet Arizona, Ballet Theatre of Maryland and The Washington Ballet, where he performed as a Soloist and Principal Dancer. Torres created roles in many works by world renowned choreographers and has held the positions of Ballet Master at Chamber Dance Project, The Washington Ballet’s Studio Company and Trainee Program, Adjunct Professor at George Mason University and Repetiteur for Annabelle Lopez Ochoa and Septime Webre as well as Guest Teacher/Choreographer.

Faculty Members

Instructor

Corps de Ballet

MR JUSTIN D'AGOSTINO ARTIST

Born in Hong Kong, Leung Saulong trained at The Hong Kong Camy Academy of Dancing, completed the Gifted Young Dance Program under the directorship of The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts (HKAPA) and received a Diploma in Performing Arts and a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from HKAPA. Leung joined Hong Kong Ballet as an Apprentice in 2015 and became a member of Corps de Ballet in 2019.

With Hong Kong Ballet, Leung has danced in John Meehan's Swan Lake, Terence Kohler’s The Nutcracker, Septime Webre and Charla Genn's Giselle, Anna-Marie Holmes' Le Corsaire, Nina Ananiashvili’s Don Quixote, Rudi van Dantzig’s Romeo and Juliet, Ronald Hynd's Coppélia, Septime Webre's ALICE (in wonderland) and The Great Gatsby and Pär Isberg’s Pinocchio.

Leung received gold awards at the Open Dance Contest in Hong Kong in 2009 and 2011.



Instructor

Apprentice

Born in Hong Kong, Leung Sze Chai Cindy received several scholarships and graduated The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts with honours with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Dance. She joined Hong Kong Ballet as an Apprentice in 2018.

Leung danced with the Company in Nina Ananiashvili’s Don Quixote and John Meehan's Swan Lake. She received gold awards at the Open Dance Contest in Hong Kong in 2016 and 2017.



Instructor

Apprentice

Born in Hong Kong, Cheng Hei Lam Michelle trained at The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts and graduated from Australian Conservatoire of Ballet in Melbourne. She joined Hong Kong Ballet as an Apprentice in 2017.

Cheng has danced in Yuri Ng’s Ballet Classics for Children: Swan Lake with Hong Kong Ballet, Yuri Ng’s The Sleeping Princess with Hong Kong Ballet Group's 50th Anniversary Performance and Verdi’s Rigoletto with Musica Viva.



Instructor

Corps de Ballet

Born in Sydney, Australia, Ashleigh Bennett trained at The Australian Ballet School and completed The Queensland Ballet’s Pre-Professional Programme. She danced with The Australian Ballet, The Queensland Ballet and West Australian Ballet before joining Hong Kong Ballet as a member of the Corps de Ballet in 2018.

She has danced in Kenneth MacMillan’s Romeo and Juliet, David Nixon’s Beauty and the Beast and The Great Gatsby, George Balanchine’s SerenadeWho Cares and Concerto Barocco and Anna Lopez-Ochoa’s Zip Zap Zoom, to name a few.



Instructor

Corps de Ballet

Born in Taichung, Taiwan, Lin Chang-yuan Kyle trained at Taipei National University of the Arts and graduated on full scholarship from The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts. He joined Hong Kong Ballet as a member of the Corps de Ballet in 2017.

With Hong Kong Ballet, Lin has performed as Mandarin Narrator in Yuri Ng’s Ballet Classics for Children: Swan Lake and the featured role of Chinese Doll in Terence Kohler’s The Nutcracker, among others.



Instructor

Coryphée

Born in Hong Kong, Leung Chunlong graduated from Beijing Dance Academy in 2009 and from The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts in 2011, with a concentration in Ballet. He joined Hong Kong Ballet as a member of the Corps de Ballet the same year and was named Coryphée in 2014. 

With Hong Kong Ballet, Leung has danced principal and featured roles including Jewels in Cynthia Harvey’s The Sleeping Beauty, Fritz and Rat King in Terence Kohler’s The Nutcracker, Gaston in Val Caniparoli's Lady of the Camellias and Pinocchio in Pär Isberg’s Pinocchio. He has also performed in John Meehan's Swan Lake, Nina Ananiashvili’s Don Quixote, Ronald Hynd's Coppélia, Natalie Weir’s Turandot, George Balanchine’s Serenade, Jiří Kylián's Petite Mort, Nacho Duato’s Castrati, Alexei Ratmansky’s Le Carnaval des Animaux, Jorma Elo's Shape of Glow, Edwaard Liang’s Sacred Thread and Fei Bo’s Shenren Chang .

His choreographic works included L’espoir (2017) and tʃHey (2016). He received an Outstanding Performance Award at the Taoli Cup Dance Competition in 2003.

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