Unlock Dancing Plaza

Unlock Dancing Plaza

          

Unlock Dancing Plaza

Unlock Dancing Plaza is a promising contemporary dance company founded in 2002, with Ong Yong Lock as Artistic Director and Joseph Lee as Associate Artistic Director (since 2020). Unlock is committed to pursuing innovative breakthrough and theatrical liberation. These commitments are embodied and practised through its productions. The company focuses on reflecting dance on the basis of the individual. Through defining dance with the uniqueness of a body and being freed from the institutionalised aesthetics of dance, Unlock deeply believes, “Everyone can dance”.

Curating cross-media, cross-regional, and experimental projects, Unlock Body Lab discovers and shows the possibilities of dance in various forms. #DANCELESS includes a series of creative works, performances and workshops that see public participation as the main way of artistic practice. It encourages and deepens the diverse imagination of dance, facilitates the exchange between artists and the public through experiencing dance together.

Unlock is a three-time Hong Kong Dance Awards recipient and is highly recognised in the dance industry. Its representative works include Jump to Mars, Dance with me, Boy Story. Reborn, Wanderer, serial dance-theatre Walls 44, Chopin VS Ca, and etc. The company has been financially supported by the Hong Kong Arts Development Council since 2009.

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