A rarely seen local dance and culture practitioner with such diversity, Yeung is an independent choreographer, dance teacher, arts critic and curator. A six-time awardee of the Hong Kong Dance Awards (2000, 2005, 2009, 2012, 2013, 2014), he was awarded the “Artist of the Year (Dance)” of the Hong Kong Arts Development Awards by the Hong Kong Arts Development Council in 2012 for his contributions in developing dance culture in Hong Kong.
Contempo Lion Dance
A roaring lion is flying over the Haw Par Mansion*! Joining hands again to inject new life into the traditional art of lion dance, veteran local dancer Daniel Yeung and Kwok’s Lion Kung-Fu & Dragon Lion Dance Team combine contemporary dance, nanyin, Parkour and Silence Disco to re-choreograph their signature multimedia performance Contempo Lion Dance,…
When Lion Meets Dance Workshop
Contemporary dancers and traditional lion dance practitioners join hands to deconstruct lion dance moves by contemporary choreography, alongside explanations by professional lion dance practitioners. Students experience anew the spirit of the lost Chinese Lion Theatre and understand the language of dance through practice, as they reconnect with the Chinese culture deeply rooted in us all.
The Lion Born to Rock & Roll Contempo Lion Dance Choreographer Daniel Yeung
By Pianda | Translated by Renee / 09.23.2019
The last time I met Daniel Yeung was in last year’s summer, where he and the lion dance team of master Kwok Man-lung were preparing to attend the Internationale Tanzmesse in Germany. Just a year from then, they are busy working on the latest edition of Contempo Lion Dance which combines lion dance, lion theatre, parkour and…