The website for Choreographer Abby Chan

Resume

EDUCATION:

Graduate of the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts, School of Dance

EXPERIENCE:

in performance:
1991-1998 Dancer for The Hong Kong City Contemporary Dance Company

1998 Guest artist of the Expressions Dance Company (Australia)

1999 Dancer of Bill Young and Dancers (New York City)

2000-2003 Lead performer for YURI & Company DanciNG (Hong Kong)

2004 Sally Silvers and Dancers (New York City)

2006-2007 Pele Bauch Performance (New York City)

2010 Guest Performer for DanceArt (Hong Kong), Y-Space Dance Company (Hong Kong) and Silesian Dance Theatre (Poland)

2012 Main cast in the Hong Kong Arts Festival presents theatre work ” Wild Boars”

2013 Leading role of  “Walls 44″, sci-fi dance-music-image-theatre trilogy by Unlock Dancing Plaza (Hong Kong)

2014 Movement Director and main cast in “Black Monday” by O Theatre Workshop (Hong Kong)

2015 Feature actress in Rita Hui’s Independent  movie <<Pseudo-secular >>

2016 Movement Director and main cast in Reframe Theatre’s << A Concise History of Future>>

 

 

in choreography:

1993-1997 Co-artistic director for dance company Danseomanie

1994-2003 Guest Choreographer for The City Contemporary Dance Company

2002-2004 Movement Director for Shu Ning Presentation Unit, a multi-media theatre company which appeared at the 2002 and 2004 Hong Kong Arts Festival

2014 Movement Director of Equus by Dionysus Contemporary Theatre (Hong Kong)

Movement Director of Black Monday by O Theatre Workshop presented by the New Vision Arts Festival (Hong Kong)

2016 Movement Director of Mid Summer Night Dream by Dionysus Contemporary Theatre (Hong Kong)

From 1996- current Co-artistic director for duet dance company Mcmuimui Dansemble

From 2005 – current Artistic Director of Chan-Can-Dance Theatre


WORK PRESENTED BY:

1994-2003 The Hong Kong City Contemporary Dance Company

1996 The Mulberry Street Theater, New York

1997 Hong Kong Fringe Festival 97

1998 All Indepedendent Dance Festival, Hong Kong

2000 World Dance 2000, Tokyo, Japan

2000 Seoul International Dance Festival, South Korea

2001 Crown Arts Festival, Taipei, Taiwan

2003 Little Asia Dance Exchange Network, Sydney, Taiwan, Seoul, Hong Kong and Tokyo

2004 The 3rd International Experimental Theatre Festival, Shanghai

2005 Jan. Hong Kong Fringe Festival 05

2005 Feb. Huayi Arts Festival, Singapore

2005 May Joyce SoHo Presents, New York

2005 July Chashama’s OASIS Music and Dance Festival, New York

2005 Dec. HKNY Dance Exchange Project, New York, Hong Kong

2006 April Joyce SoHo, New York

2007 March Hong Kong Arts Festival

2008 April Hong Kong Leisure and Cultural Services Department

2008 May Chen Dance Center (New York)

2008 Nov. Galeria Olido – São Paulo

2009 Jan. City Festival of Hong Kong Fringe Club

2009 and 2010 Sept. Good Day Hong Kong and Tales of a Healthy City, by Unlock Dancing Plaza Cultural Ambassador Program

2010 Nov. Miss Happiness, The Fourth Jumping Frame International Dance Video Festival

, by E-side Dance Company

2011 Sept. Hero@Expired, by Unlock Dancing Plaza Cultural Ambassador Program

2011 Nov. Heavy Mental, i-Dance Festival of Dance and Improvisation presented by Y-Space

2012 Oct. Pixels in the Closet, by Atlas Institute, University of Colorado at Boulder

2013 Feb. Kidult Ophelia, Presented by Hong Kong Leisure and Cultural Services Department

2014 May Umbellra Presented by Toccata Studio, Malaysia

2014 Aug. Around Sound Arts Festival, Kyoto, Japan

2014 Dec. Duras Project: Moderato Cantabile / C’est Tout , Presented by Hong Kong Leisure and Cultural Services Department

2015 Sept. Beppu Contemporary Art Festival, Japan

 

AWARDS:

1995 The Asian Cultural Council Fellowship

2003 Hong Kong Dance Hall of Fame

2003 Hong Kong Dance Alliance Award in Choreography (Pipe Dream)

2004 Hong Kong Dance Alliance Award in Performance (Rite of Spring)

2006 Hong Kong Dance Alliance Award in Choreography (Love in a Doggy Bag)

2006 Hong Kong Dance Alliance Award in Cultural Exchange (Dance Wide HK-NY)