《舞蹈手札》由香港舞蹈聯盟出版，逢雙月 10 日推出，為本港唯一專注於舞蹈評論及專題的雜誌。內容包括深入舞評、常設專欄及 以舞蹈、舞者、教育家、觀眾和廣大本港舞蹈行業為題的專題。
dance journal/hk is the only periodical devoted exclusively to dance in Hong Kong. Published bi-monthly by the Hong Kong Dance Alliance, it comes out on the 10th of every even-numbered month. It provides a platform for reviews, in-depth critiques, regular columns and feature articles on dance, dancers, dance educators, dance audiences, and the broader Hong Kong dance industry.
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香港舞蹈聯盟 HONG KONG DANCE ALLIANCE
Established in 1994, the Hong Kong Dance Alliance is a charitable tax exempt organization, with the mission of serving as a primary voice and support group for dance in Hong Kong and for Hong Kong dance worldwide. Our goals are to promote recognition, development, and mutual understanding of all forms of dance; facilitate communication and exchange among individuals and organizations; provide a forum to discuss dance related matters; encourage dance research, education, criticism, creation, and performance; and, liaise, coordinate, and participate in activities with other dance organizations worldwide. The Hong Kong Dance Alliance is the official Hong Kong organization of the World Dance Alliance and it is a recipient of Hong Kong Arts Development Council Three Year Grant.
• 協助年輕舞者及編舞家 ;
• 表揚本地舞蹈組織及製作 ;
• 開拓本地及世界各地的表演及交流機會 ;
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• assisting young dancers and choreographers;
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• helping dancers prepare for their career transitions.
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Professor Emeritus Gary Gordon retired from the Rhodes University Drama Department, Grahamstown, South Africa in December 2017. He continues as a guest lecturer in creative practice at Rhodes Drama teaching undergraduate and postgraduate courses in choreography, physical theatre, somatics and dance repertory. He has extensive experience in drama and dance teaching and applies integrated methodologies to the drama and dance curricula. He has been associated with Rhodes University for over 40 years. His professional experience includes Voice and Movement at Lee Strasberg Studio in London (1991 to 1992) and Guest Artist in Residence, Department of Theatre and Dance, Tulane University, New Orleans (Spring Term 2009).
He specialises in choreography, physical theatre and contemporary dance but he also holds a Licentiate in classical ballet (Cecchetti method). He received a Masters Degree in choreography from the Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance in London. From 1989 to 1992 he was a member of the teaching faculty at Laban where he participated in a number of inspirational workshops facilitated by Lloyd Newson of DV8 Physical Theatre fame and this led to his commitment to physical theatre. During his years at Laban, he taught choreography, contemporary dance, classical ballet and dance history.
In 1993, he founded the First Physical Theatre Company in South Africa - the first physical theatre company in the country, noted for theatrical collaboration and choreographic innovation. Some of these first theatre collaborations were with playwrights, actors,designers and composers and lead to the award-winning danceplays: The Unspeakable Story (1995), Bessie’s Head (2000) and Ozymandias (2008) which was a collaborative partnership with artists from Tulane University in New Orleans. Gary has enjoyed a long performance career, also delving into areas of Ballet, Butoh and digital installations. He was also performer. From 2010-2014, he worked as the MFA Coordinator/Head of Academic Studies at the School of Dance at the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts. During this in one of South Africa’s first contemporary dance companies, JazzArt Dance Theatre in 1982.
From 2010-2014, he worked as the MFA Coordinator/Head of Academic Studies at the School of Dance at the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts. During this time at HKAPA he contributed to the undergraduate and postgraduate programmes teaching Choreography, Contemporary Dance in Action, Thesis Project Seminars, Dance Research and Dance Perspectives – as well as advising a number of MFA Thesis Projects. While coordinating, he worked with students from Hong Kong, Mainland China, Singapore, the Philippines, Taiwan, South America and Korea. He also served on the selection panel for the Hong Kong Dance Awards.
Professor Gordon has received a number of national awards in South Africa including 1989 Standard Bank Young Artist Award for Choreography; Choreographer of the Year for Shattered Windows (1994); and Most Outstanding Presentation of an Original Contemporary Dance Work for The Unspeakable Story (1996). In 2000 he received the Rhodes University Vice Chancellor’s Award for Distinguished Teaching and in 2016 he received a Standard Bank Standing Ovation Award for his long-term significant contribution to the National Arts Festival.
劉秀群 Cathy Lau
鄧暢為 Acty Tang
鄧暢為，跨界藝術工作者，香港出生，於南非 Rhodes University 獲戲劇碩士學位，其論文以心理分析理論及後結構主義探索舞蹈、祭祀劇場及行為藝術中的身體表演。現於香港演藝學院、香港科技大學任教形體、舞蹈、劇場理論、當代表演等課程。在南非時曾獲2007年度青年藝術家獎。文字工作包括會議及期刊發表, 及為《「多空間」十五年》擔任翻譯。
Acty Tang is a cross-disciplinary arts practitioner. Born in Hong Kong, he obtained a Master of Arts degree in Drama at Rhodes University, South Africa, with a thesis on using psychoanalytical and poststructuralist theories to explore body performance in dance, ritual theatre and performance art. Currently he is teaching movement, dance, theatre theory and contemporary performance at the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts and the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. As a performer-creator in South Africa, he received a Young Artist Award in 2007. His writing work includes conference and journal papers, and translation for 15 years of Y-Space.
見習編輯 Editorial Trainee
朱泳欣 Pomny Chu
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