Hands ᛫ Footprint ᛫ Sound #danceless performance series

A body action becomes a voice that echoes into infinity.

May it be a hand or a foot. The sound that it makes shall resonate.

Finding inspiration in everyday life, we return to the basics to recall our dance instinct.

Unlock Dancing Plaza has been exploring the possibilities and pleasures of the body rhythm based on the notion of #danceless. The company advocates that “everyone can dance”. The showcase will invite both amateur and professional artists, regardless of their backgrounds, to express themselves and connect with the community.

Among the three public shows of #danceless, the first two will be co-performed by workshop participants and company artists. The last performance, Sound, will be performed by the Unlock artists.

Programme 1: Hands, Footprint and Sound
Performed by: Public participants and Unlock Dancing Plaza artists

Programme 2: Sound and Sound♯
Performed by: Unlock Dancing Plaza artists

  • Programme 1 is approximately 1 hour 15 minutes with intermission.
    Programme 2 is approximately 50 minutes without intermission.
  • Suitable for aged 6 or above.
  • Hong Kong Arts Development Council reserves the right to change the advertised programmes and artists.

Artistic director & Choreographer, Workshop Facilitators: Ong Yong Lock
Creation & Performance, Workshop Facilitators: Lee Chun Yue, Andy
Creation & Performance, Workshop Facilitators: Cheung Ka Yi, Kerry*
Creation & Performance, Workshop Facilitators: Yau Chin Shing, James
Creation & Performance, Workshop Facilitators: Cheung Lee Hung, Holmes
Performance & Workshop Assistant: Lui Hak Man, Herman#
Performance & Workshop Assistant: Tsoi Ka King, King#
Performance & Workshop Assistant: Lam Pui Sze, Tracy#
Performance & Workshop Assistant: Chan King Ching, Jade
Performance & Workshop Assistant: Mendoza Carlos Christian Ramos#
Production & Stage Manager: Ma Chi Hang, Jason
Deputy Stage Manager: Hung Ling Sze, Carmen
Music composition & Live Musician (Sound♯): Lau Hiu Kong, Lawrence
Live Musician (Sound♯): Edmund Leung
Sound Designer: Kan Hei Chun, AK
Lighting Designer: Zoe Cheung
Production Electrician: Ng Wing Man
Producer: Georgina Lo
Deputy Producer: Kwong Tsz Leong, Chris^

 

*Artistic Internship Scheme is supported by the Hong Kong Arts Development Council
#With kind permission and support of the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts
^The Arts Administration Internship Scheme is supported by the Hong Kong Arts Development Council

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Further Reading

#danceless – Reaching Liberation Through Challenges

“When her face is flushing, she becomes free.”

Ong Yong Lock (Lock), Artistic Director of Unlock Dancing Plaza, recalls an occasion when he led a group of married women in a #danceless workshop at an arts festival in South Korea. It was a poignant moment when the participant was at her most authentic and liberated self.

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