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E-Side Dance Company

Established in 1988 by Yu Yan-wah, Jacky.

As one of the most representative contemporary dance organisations in Hong Kong, Artistic Director Yu Yan-wah has established a unique dance style through using body and theatrical environment to pursue the original beauty of dance art. The company has won wide acclaim from all walks of life over the years, and received 2006 Hong Kong Dance Awards – Choreography Award for its production Toppling the World as well as 2012 Hong Kong Dance Awards – Outstanding Services to Dance.

Apart from producing professional dance theatre, overseas dancers are invited to perform in Hong Kong every year to foster cultural dance exchanges. Dedicated educators providing various kinds of dance courses encourage all walks of life to enjoy the delight of dancing. To further promote performing arts in the communities, E-Side organises educational outreach programmes to reach a wider audience and get more people involved in dance.

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Work

Gestalt

Electrifying speed and forces are twined into an intricate variation of movement and lighting plots, slashing the stage with rioting body energy! Premiered in 2016, re-ran in 2018. Famed choreographer Jacky Yu express his ambition on seeking the very essences of body power and motion to pursue the primitive beauty of modern dance with pure movements.

Photographer © Mark Lam