Daniel Yeung

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.

Related Programme
  • Nov
    09
    Nov
    10
    Contempo Lion Dance
    Daniel Yeung

    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,…

  • Oct Dec
    When Lion Meets Dance Workshop
    Daniel Yeung

    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.

Further Reading
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…

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