Collaborations

Unlock Body.Dance Vision "20 Minutes for the 20th Century, but Asian" (Lecture + Performance + Forum

Day-after-day of training and hard work, what remains on the dancers’ bodies?

"20 Minutes for the 20th Century, but Asian"
Day-after-day of training and hard work, what remains on the dancers’ bodies?

20 Minutes for the 20th Century, but Asian inquires history through the body, and looks at the present by contrasting it with the past. It serves not only as an identification game, but a Postcolonial reflection which transcends that of the era, region and person.
Detail//
Concept/Choreogapher︱River Lin
Performance︱Wen-chung Lin
Guest speaker︱7.9.2018 Lok Fung(Cultural critic); 8.9.2018 John Tain(Head of Research, Asia Art Archive)
Language︱Putonghua and English

SCORE

Created by Ryan McNamara with 20 great dancers from Hong Kong and New York, commissioned by Yana Peel for Chai Wan Mei, produced by Alice Rensy Productions, Performa, Orient Unlimited.

Commissioned by//
Yana Peel for Chai Wan Me
Produced by//
Alice Rensy Productions
Artistic Director//
Ryan McNamara
Performers//
James Yau, Janet Wu, Natalie Mak, Chen Hisn Yu, other dancers from Hong Kong and New York
Synopsis//
Created by Ryan McNamara with 20 great dancers from Hong Kong and New York, commissioned by Yana Peel for Chai Wan Mei, produced by Alice Rensy Productions, Performa, Orient Unlimited. Score continues McNamara's exploration of choreography spectacle, and how we connect in the age of the internet.
Performance Details//
Date//
16.5.2014
Venue//
Asia One Tower car park

Artspiration of Bread

"Artspiration" of the Radio Television Hong Kong (RTHK) organised a party of "Culture, Art and Bread" at Oi!. Unlock was invited to show an excerpt performance for the event.

Presented by//
Hong Kong Arts Development Council and Television Division of Radio Television Hong Kong
Dance Performance
Choreographer//
Ong Yong Lock
Performers//
James Yau, Janet Wu, Natalie Mak, Chen Hisn Yu
Synopsis//
"Artspiration" of the Radio Television Hong Kong (RTHK) organised a party of "Culture, Art and Bread" at Oi!. Bakers served fresh and warm bread for participants, and a series of fascinating programmes including interactive video performance, environmental dance and musical performances, literature/ poetry recital and drama. Unlock was invited to show an excerpt performance for the event.
Performance Details//
Date//
13.4.2014
Time//
2-6pm
Venue//
Oi!

《Art Marathon》

Performing Arts Marathon @Sham Shui Po was organized by the Performing Arts Education Centre from the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts . Unlock was invited to perform three performances for this project.

Presented by//
Performing Arts Education Centre from the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts
Artistic Director//
Ong Yong Lock
Choreographer//
Yuri Ng
Performers//
James Yau, Janet Wu, Natalie Mak, Chen Hisn Yu
Synopsis//
Performing Arts Marathon @Sham Shui Po was organized by the Performing Arts Education Centre from the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts . Through engaging in performing arts, we believe that personal growth can be achieved and the local cultural life be enriched and enhanced. Unlock was invited to perform three performances for this project.
Performance Details//
Date//
5,7,13.5.2014
Venue//
Ying Wa Girls’ School, Nam Wah Catholic Secondary School, Chan Shu Kui Memorial School

I, Miss Hong Kong@The Best Things Happen While You're Dancing

Being a part of the Hong Kong Dance Festival 2013, The Best Things Happen While You're Dancing has become one of the highlights. With the theme of "Passing the torch", the performance creates a platform to gather dancers and artists of different genres and companies as well as from different age groups and communities for interaction and collaboration. It showcases the diverse and blossomed local dance scene.

Co-presented by//
Hong Kong Arts Development Council, Hong Kong Dance Alliance Limited
Artistic Director
Yuri Ng
Choreographers and Performers
Unlock Artists: Hugh Cho, Felix Ke, James Yau
Yat Po Singers: Raoul Chan, Sam Lau, Ronald Tsang, Keith Wong
Composer//
Jean-Pierre Bourtayre
Lyrics//
Yves Dessca
Arranged by//
Sam Lau@Yat Po Singers
Performance Details//
Time//
27.11.2013
Venue//
Hong Kong Cultural Centre Theatre

Hong Kong Federation of Youth Groups 50th Anniversary Gala Dinner

Artistic Director//
Ong Yong Lock
Choreographers//
Lee Ka Ki, Yoppy Liu, Gabbie Chan
Artistic Coordinator Producers//
Ong Yong Lock, Lim Wei Wei
Performers//
Georgina Lo, Rainbow Lam, Henry Shum, Kenneth Sze, Hugh Cho, Jessica Cheung, Janet Wu, Evains Lui, Suyi Chan, Kathy Mui, Cliff Huen, Roy Lee, Skinny Ng, Ivan Chan, Rebecca Wong, Wong Pik Kei, Alice Ma, Gloria Chiu, Elsie Chau, Chow Cheuk Yui, Julianna Ho, Anonymous, Chan Ka Ying
Synopsis//
The stage design resembles Hong Kong, a peninsula attached to Mainland China, with many outer islands. Despite its size and short history, Hong Kong has grown from a small fishing village to a modernized metropolitan. Its achievement is made possible by the effort of people from different sectors and various background.
Performance Details//
Time//
6.12.2010
Venue//
Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre

2010 Dance Festival Opening Gala - Chopin Vs Ca

Artistic Director//
Ong Yong Lock
Performers & Creators//
Hugh Cho, Lee Ka Ki, Kenneth Sze, Henry Shum
Synopsis//
Popular pianist of Hong Kong, Phoebus Chan, exercises his diverse and hypnotic best to lead the dancers into the nooks and crannies of performance- form classical music to hip-hop, acrobatics, contemporary dance, dance theatre, modern dance, post-modern dance, pre-modern dance… and more. Well, we are not going to point an accusing finger at the government, the bankers, the developers… but we won’t take things hands down either! We trick up our sleeves. We would dance on tip-toe on the dead serious profile of our city mapped out by town-planning. We would do the hip-hop with romantic abandon. So take it from us—that’s our attitude, those are our dream.
Performance Details//
Time//
25.11.2010(8pm)
Venue//
Hong Kong Cultural Centre Grand Theatre

Let's Play with Art Ghost!

Artistic Director//
Ong Yong Lock
Choreographers//
Lim Wei Wei, Hoi Cheng Sim (Malaysia)
Performers//
Jazz Group, Abby Chan, Chan Hing Chung, Liu Heung Man, Leung Kim Fung Kenny, Yau Ka Hei Katie, Tsu Yik Chit Ivy, Liu Man Sze Marcia, Yo Yo, Ke Chi Fai, Joe Tong, Anita Chu, Leung Wai Ting Joey, Chong Lai Ching Venessa, Wong Hon Ching, Julianna Ho, Rebecca Wong, Henry Sum
Graphic Designer//
ARTMAN STUDIO
Video Designer//
Chris Chan
Composer//
Ng Chor Guan
Performance Details//
Time//
31.10.2009(5-8pm)
Venue//
Chai Wan Youth Square