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MUI Cheuk-yin

Internationally renowned solo artist and dance ambassador for Hong Kong

Principal dancer of Hong Kong Dance Company (1981-1990); Became an independent artist in the 90s; Received funding from Asian Cultural Council to take part in the International Choreographer’s Programme at the American Dance Festival and performed at the East-West Center, University of Hawaii

In 2000, Mui was invited by Pina Bausch and Folkwang Tanzstudio to choreograph Whispering Colour and to perform as a guest dancer in The Rite of Spring with Tanztheatre Wuppertal

Her choreography has a distinctive aesthetic voice and, while contemporary, often incorporates Chinese elements. Her unwavering commitment and passion for excellence in dance has earned her numerous honours including three Hong Kong Dance Awards and the 2012 Hong Kong Dance Award for Distinguished Achievement Award presented by the Hong Kong Dance Alliance for her dedication and long-standing commitment to developing dance in Hong Kong over three decades