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HKAAA E-newsletter (09.10.2015)

Arts Management Seminar Series: Staging Hong Kong Performing Arts in Mainland China
“Art Administrator 101” Series - Class 1: Getting to Know the Whole Design and Production Process at a Printing House
 
HKAAA Updates
 
Arts Management Seminar Series: Staging Hong Kong Performing Arts in Mainland China
The cultural and creative industries is booming in mainland China recent years, following with the launch of well-equipped performance and exhibition venues as well as different kinds of arts festivals. There has been an increasing demand for art performances. While many art groups and artists would like to bring more great works into mainland China, they hesitate because of the lack of understanding on its market, system and network. To shed light on this topic, Hong Kong Arts Administrators Association invites experts on China market to share their experience and insights.
 
We are glad to have Ms Karen Cheung, Senior Manager (China Dance Development Programme), CCDC Dance Centre of City Contemporary Dance Company, to talk about her experience on making Beijing and Guangdong Dance Festival the major dance festivals in China. Ms Lotus Chan, Administration Manager, On and On Theatre Workshop and Independent Producer, will talk about how she brings local theatre to cities in mainland and introduce actors into new arts festivals to perform in some interesting venues. And, Ms Mandy Yiu, Executive Director of Actors' Family, to talk about her experience in the acting tours in Mainland China, such as Guangzhou, Foshan. 
 
Details
Speakers:
1) Ms Karen Cheung, Senior Manager (China Dance Development Programme), CCDC Dance Centre of City Contemporary Dance Company,
 
2) Ms Lotus Chan, Administration Manager, On and On Theatre Workshop and Independent Producer
 
3) Ms Mandy Yiu, Executive Director, Actors' Family
 
Date: October 23, 2015 (Friday)
Time: 1430 – 1630
Venue: Vision Bookcafe (2/F, Joint Publishing Bookstore, 9 Queen Victoria Street, Central, MTR Central Exit C)
Language: Cantonese (SI service will not be available)
Fee: HKAAA member, Universities/Higher Education Institutions Student* – $100; non-member - $150
*Please present your student card for validation upon registration
 
Please click here for registration.
 
 
“Art Administrator 101” Series - Class 1: Getting to Know the Whole Design and Production Process at a Printing House
Thank you for your support! The registration is full. 
 
Warm reminder for registrants: If you have not yet paid the registration fee, please settle your payment at your earliest convenience to secure your seat.
 
Details
Date:October 10, 2015 (Saturday)
Time:1200 ─ 1400
Venue:2nd Floor, Sum Lung Industrial Building, 11 Sun Yip Street, Chai Wan
 
Transportation: Participants may take Green Minibus No. 62 or 62A at Heng Fa Chuen MTR Station and get off at Sum Lung Industrial Building. (From Heng Fa Chuen MTR Station to the venue: around 20 mins)
 
Details and Location Map: http://www.hkaaa.org.hk/doc/16028
 
Featured Event
 
Hong Kong Arts Development Awards 2015
Now Open for Nominations
 
Organised by the Hong Kong Arts Development Council, the Hong Kong Arts Development Awards is an annual flagship event in the local arts scene. It aims to give formal recognition to distinguished arts practitioners, groups and organisations that have made significant contributions to the arts development in Hong Kong.
 
Artist of the Year, Award for Young Artist, Award for Arts Education, Award for Arts Promotion and Award for Arts Sponsorship are now open for nominations under the Awards 2015. Recipients of Artist of the Year and Award for Young Artist will receive a cash award of HK$50,000 and HK$25,000 respectively.
 
Please show your support by proposing nominees for different awards!
 
Nomination deadline: 30 Oct 2015 (Friday) 6:30PM
 
Download guidelines and nomination form: www.hkadc.org.hk/awards
Enquiries: 2820 1039
Email: hkadc@hkadc.org.hk
 
AFTEC Emerging Directors 2016 is accepting applications

The Absolutely Fabulous Theatre Connection (AFTEC) is a charity and a bilingual theatre in Hong Kong with local and overseas partners, producing innovative and unusual theatre productions and Learning & Participation programmes. In its 2015-16 season, AFTEC is offering Hong Kong theatre director a fantastic opportunity to work with AFTEC and the internationally-renowned London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art (LAMDA).
 
After a 3-phase training programme including a 5-week internship at LAMDA, the successful candidate will return to run workshops and direct one theatre production in 2016 with young actors under 25.
 
The submission deadline is 19 October 2015.
For details, please visit:http://www.aftec.hk/?a=doc&id=485
 
The scheme’s introductory session is as follows:
Date & Time: 6.00 – 7.00 p.m. 2/10/2015 (Friday)
Venue: The Absolutely Fabulous Theatre Connection Co. Ltd., Room C, 9/F, Wah Ha Factory Building, 1069-1073 King’s Road, Quarry Bay, Hong Kong (Taikoo MTR Station Exit A1)
 
Interested parties please email to Samantha Szeto for reservations: samantha@aftec.hk
 
Enquiries:
Please contact Samantha Szeto via phone at 2520 1716 or email samantha@aftec.hk.
 
AFTEC - Inspiring Young Women: Careers in the Performing Arts
Inspiring Young Women: Careers in the Performing Arts
31.10 (Sat) | 8-10pm
Sai Wan Ho Civic Centre CA Hall
 
Looking for tips and insights on careers for women in the performing arts? Come to this fast-paced and invigorating session (held in a speed dating format) and chat with six of Hong Kong’s top female arts practitioners up-close!
 
Speakers:
Pewan Chow (Artistic Director, Passoverdance)
Fung Wai Hang (Resident Director, Hong Kong Repertory Theatre)
Tisa Ho (Executive Director, Hong Kong Arts Festival)
Leanne Nicholls (Artistic Director, City Chamber Orchestra of Hong Kong)
Madeleine Onne (Artistic Director, The Hong Kong Ballet)
Yip Wing Sie (Music Director, Hong Kong Sinfonietta)
 
Facilitator:
Lynn Yau (CEO, The Absolutely Fabulous Theatre Connection)
 
Organized by:
The Absolutely Fabulous Theatre Connection
 
Tickets at URBTIX
$150
$75 (full-time students)
 
Full details & more info on ticket discounts:
www.aftec.hk/?a=doc&id=447
 
Bilingual
For aged 13+
Enquiries: 2520 1716
 
Opportunities
 
Arts Job Vacancies
 
Arts Funding:
 
Hong Kong Arts Development Council Grants News - Grants available for application:
  • Invitation for Proposals – 2016 Literary Arts Platform Scheme
  • 提交「文學發表媒體計劃」計劃書 (Chinese Only) 
  • 提交計劃書 「資深戲曲演員藝術成就保存計劃(二)」 (Chinese Only) 
 
ArtUniverse - International University "Global Theatre Experience":
Grants for participating in the International Performing Arts Camp 
 
2016 Asian Cultural Council Fellowships
 
 
Art Experience Foundation: "First Smash 3" Art Project
 
 
 
Hong Kong Chinese Orchestra “Golden Oldies Fundraising Concert”
Introduction
Handbill
 
Programme Details
Venue: Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall
Date & Time: 9-10 Oct 2015 (Friday, Saturday) 8:00pm
Original Ticket Price:$380, $1000, $2000

 
 
Programme Enquiries:  852-3185 1600
 
10% off discount on Zuni Icosahedron “Flee by Night”
Introduction
Handbill
 
Programme Details
Venue: Studio Theatre, Hong Kong Cultural Centre
Date & Time: 
9-10/10 (Fri, Sat) 8pm,
11/10 (Sun) 3pm
Ticket Price: $280, $190
Full-time students: $100

 
**10% off discount for HKAAA Members. Please present your membership card at Urbtix Ticketing Office.  
 
Programme Enquiries: 852-2566 9696
 
10% off discount on Chung Ying Theatre Company “Tuesdays with Morrie” (19th-run)!
Introduction
Handbill
 
Programme Details 
Venue: Auditorium, Kwai Tsing Theatre 
Date & Time: 15-17, 20-24/10/2015 8pm, 18^, 25/10/2015 3pm 

^This is an Accessible Performance with Audio Description (Cantonese), Theatrical Interpretation and Accessible Captions (Chinese)
Original Ticket Price**:$340, $260, $180
 
  
**HKAAA Members are offered for 10% off discount (max 2 tickets). Please present your membership card at URBTIX Ticketing Office.  

Programme Enquiries:  852-8106 8338
 
10% off discount on Zuni Icosahedron “The World According to Dance”
Introduction
Handbill
 
Programme Details
Venue: Studio Theatre, Hong Kong Cultural Centre
Date & Time: 
16-17/10 (Fri, Sat) 8pm
18/10 (Sun) 3pm
Ticket Price: $280, $190
Full-time students: $100

 
**10% off discount for HKAAA Members. Please present your membership card at Urbtix Ticketing Office.  
 
Programme Enquiries: 852-2566 9696
 
10% off discount on Zuni Icosahedron “Playground”
Introduction
Handbill
 
Programme Details
Venue: Multi-media Theatre, HKICC Lee Shau Kee School of Creativity
Date & Time: 
16-17/10 (Fri, Sat) 8pm
18/10 (Sun) 3pm
Ticket Price: $280, $190
Full-time students: $100

 
**HKAAA Members are offered for 10% off discount. Please present your membership card at URBTIX Ticketing Office.
 
Programme Enquiries: 852-2566 9696
10% off discount on MQ Musical Theatre "The Bluebird of Happiness"
Introduction
Handbill
Promotional Video
 
Programme Details
Venue: Kwai Tsing Theatre Auditorium
Time: 29/10 – 30/10 7:30pm, 31/10 – 1/11 2:30pm & 7:30pm
Ticket Price$680/$580/$480/$380/$280
 
**HKAAA Members are offered for 10% off for $480/$580/$680 tickets. Please present your membership card at URBTIX Ticketing Office.
 
Programme Enquiries: 852- 3407 4208
 
 
10% off discount on Premiere Performacnes "Avi Avital & the Cologne Academy"
Introduction
Handbill
Promotional Video
 
Programme Details
Venue: Hong Kong City Hall Concert Hall
Time: 2/11 (Mon) 8pm
Ticket Price$480, $280, $80
 
**HKAAA Members are offered for 10% off discount. Please present your membership card at URBTIX Ticketing Office.
 
Programme Enquiries: 852- 9545 6851
 
  • The programme information above was provided by the relevant programme presenters who are responsible for the information’s content and accuracy. 
  • Programmes and artists are subject to change by hosting organsiations.
  • For details and enquiries of the programmes presented in this eDM, please contact the relevant organiser directly.
 
Year-round benefits for HKAAA members
  • Hong Kong Art School (HKAS)
    • An exclusive 10% discount for enrolment into short courses conducted by HKAS (Referring to courses that are categorized under the "Short Courses" section on HKAS website or as printed in the designated short course brochure, which is published on a half-yearly basis)
    • An exclusive 10% discount for enrolment into modules of the Professional Diploma in Fine Art (PDFA). (The PDFA modules are offered on a relatively flexibale basis, each module lasts for around 8 weeks; participants can enroll into individual modules without completing the programme. Currently, modules/ programmes accredited at Level 4 and Level 5 of the Qualifications Framework (QF) are being offered by the School).
 
 
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