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Interdisciplinarity: Dance and the Theatre Maker | Ho Ying Fung

Interdisciplinarity: Dance and the Theatre Maker | Ho Ying Fung

Update: 2021-10-24
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Love to both dance and act? Maybe you don't need to choose one over the other after all. But what exactly is the connection between dance and theatre in contemporary times? From the heydays of DV8 Physical Theatre, Pina Bausch, Ultima Vez and currently the likes of Punchdrunk or Gecko Theatre, dance and theatre are forever inextricable both as art forms as well as physical entities.

Ho Ying Fung is a theatre director, playwright, designer and producer based in Hong Kong whose work focuses on applied theatre and arts for education and cultural studies. He is also the founder and director of Ho Bit Goon (何必。館), a cultural hub for arts and body-mind centering practices.

Concluding the month of Interdisciplinarity, this episode explores the intersection between dance and theatre in contemporary contexts. Ready to learn more about the ins and outs of this truly fascinating crossover? Join us as we foreground cross-disciplinarity of arts in the background!

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Interdisciplinarity: Dance and the Theatre Maker | Ho Ying Fung

Interdisciplinarity: Dance and the Theatre Maker | Ho Ying Fung

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