Hong Kong Dance Company
With its mission to promote Chinese dance with contemporary artistic visions and Hong Kong character, the Hong Kong Dance Company (HKDC) was established in 1981. Celebrating its 40th anniversary in 2021, HKDC has staged over 200 productions over the decades, many of which were highly popular with critical acclaim. Recent productions include The Legend of Mulan, Red Poppies, Spring Ritual·Eulogy, The Butterfly Lovers, Storm Clouds, L’Amour Immortel, Dream of the Past: Ancient Chinese Court Dances, Reveries of the Red Chamber, Chinese Hero: A Lone Exile, Vipassana, Lady White of West Lake, Waiting Heart, Dance of Strings, A Tale of the Southern Sky, Mazu the Sea Goddess, The Moon Opera, as well as Convergence, a culminating work created through a three-year interdisciplinary research study on Chinese dance and Chinese martial arts traditions.
As a cultural ambassador of Hong Kong, HKDC constantly brings the city’s unique artistic style to the world by touring to different cities across the globe, engaging local audiences and encouraging cultural exchange. In recent years, it has brought its award-winning productions to the Lincoln Center in New York, Kennedy Center in Washington D.C., the Southbank Centre in London, Sony Centre in Toronto, the Concourse Theatre in Sydney, the Belarusian State Academic Musical Theatre in Minsk, the Korea Dance Festival in Seoul, the National Centre for the Performing Arts in Beijing, Beijing Tianqiao Performing Arts Center, Shanghai Grand Theatre, Shanghai International Dance Center, Hangzhou Grand Theatre, Guangzhou Opera House, Novel Hall in Taipei and Taiwan Traditional Theatre Center, among others.