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  • The Evolution of Jazz The Evolution of Jazz West Kowloon 101

    The Evolution of Jazz

    08.09.2020 to 20.10.2020

    In a series of four online talks, Henry and Roger Chung – The Chung Brothers – look at the origins and development of jazz in the US, some of the key styles and figures that have shaped its history, and the influence of jazz on music in Hong Kong

  • Music in the Atrium

    02.10.2020 to 11.10.2020, Atrium, Xiqu Centre

    Presented in the Xiqu Centre Atrium, our free performances of Chinese music by a changing line-up of invited professional troupes showcase a range of styles and traditional instruments

  • From Theatre of the Absurd to Kunqu

    10.10.2020, Studio, Xiqu Centre and live-streaming

    The Shanghai Kunqu Opera Troupe discuss their acclaimed production The Chairs – a Kunqu adaptation of Eugène Ionesco’s 1952 classic absurdist play Les Chaises – a minimalist production that incorporates traditional Kunqu techniques to offer a new perspective on the absurdity and loneliness of human existence

  • With/out Umeda

    11.10.2020 to 17.10.2020

    Internationally acclaimed choreographer and multidisciplinary avant-garde artist Hiroaki Umeda joins us live from Tokyo for a specially curated online exploration of his work, featuring real-time and screened performances, talk and sharing session

  • Make Your Own Xiqu-inspired Pencil Case

    18.10.2020, Atrium, Xiqu Centre

    Join a hands-on workshop and make your own wooden pencil case inspired by the wooden storage trunks used by xiqu troupes and learn more about life backstage at a Cantonese opera performance

  • HKDC in Residence 2020: Convergence

    18.10.2020 to 24.10.2020

    Presented as an online screening, Convergence is the culminating work of an inter-disciplinary study on Chinese martial arts and dance that captures the transient state between stillness and exuberance and offers new perspectives on dance, movement and the fluidity of expression

  • Cantonese Opera Movement Workshop – Mime a Carriage

    20.12.2020, Atrium, Xiqu Centre

    On 20 December, join us with a friend or partner at our Atrium workshop and let the tutors of Cha Duk Chang Children’s Cantonese Opera Association guide you through the basic techniques for miming a carriage

  • M+ Rover 2020–21

    The travelling creative studio has featured Wong Tin Yan’s commissioned work Yes but Why? on its tours to local primary school and community spaces, bringing teachers, students and public a series of learning activities and online educational resources