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KONG Chun-kit, Jason

Cantonese opera playwright, composer and actor who devotes himself in the development of Cantonese opera

Fusing contemporary elements with classic components, Kong keeps up with the modern culture while retaining time-honoured traditions of the genre

Wealth of onstage and backstage production experiences under his belt. Undertaking diverse range of roles from performance to playwriting, composing scores, writing lyrics and arranging music

Received Award for Young Artist (Xiqu), Hong Kong Arts Development Awards (2012); First prize of the Beijing-Hong Kong-Taiwan’s Youth Art Competition (2015) for his new piece The Bandits Golden Spear

As playwright, his renowned works include The Sin of Hero, The Twelfth of Medallion, The Pearl Blouse and Fleeting by Night