Back to Live: West Kowloon Cultural District announced their brand-new Performing Arts Season from June 2021 to March 2022, featuring a range of dance, xiqu, theatre, and music performances. From now until June 21, enjoy a 20% early bird discount on selected programmes when purchasing tickets through the West Kowloon website: westkowloon.hk/season2122!
The season’s dance events include Rolex Presents: William Forsythe’s Nowhere and Everywhere at the Same Time No.2 on July 2021, the Asian premiere of renowned American dancer and choreographer William Forsythe’s interactive installation. In October 2021, look forward to Gu Jiani and the Untitled Group, one of China’s most daring voices in contemporary dance, present the Hong Kong premiere of Transition, an epic creation of sound, light, movement and transformation.
Highlight theatre programme includes Rimini Protokoll 100% Hong Kong in October 2021, a collaboration between Rimini Protokoll from Berlin, On & On Theatre Workshop from Hong Kong, and 100 local citizens, who respond live to a series of questions and turn the stage into a living, breathing portrait of our city.
Some of the most anticipated music events include the return of its annual Freespace Jazz Fest in October 2021, and new performance dis·play by legendary musician Ryuichi Sakamoto and long-time collaborator Shiro Takatani in December 2021.
Don’t miss out on Xiqu, a vital Chinese heritage. In March 2022, the acclaimed Chongqing Chuanju Theatre presents a full length production of Li Yaxian – featuring the star pairing of Plum Blossom Award winners Shen Tiemei and Sun Yongbo – and A Master Selection of Sichuan Opera Excerpts, classic pieces highlighting a range of artistic singing styles. Tickets are available now!
Where? Xiqu Centre, Freespace and the expansive harbour-side spaces of the Art Park, West Kowloon Cultural District, Tsim Sha Tsui
When? June 2021 to March 2022
How to participate? Purchase your tickets through the official website here: westkowloon.hk/
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