JCNAP Mobile Theatre: Romeo & Julie

JCNAP Mobile Theatre: Romeo & Julie

Date & Time

26 - 27 Feb, 2021 26.02.2021│5pm, 6:30pm
27.02.2021│2pm, 3:30pm, 5pm, 6:30pm


Laundry Steps


Free of charge


Presented by

Hong Kong Arts Development Council

Funded by

The Hong Kong Jockey Club Charities Trust

Local sand painting artist Hoi Chiu teams up with Bel Canto Singers’ Music Director David Quah in an imaginative presentation of Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet. Through impressive operatic singing and magical sand art, the star-crossed lovers are brought to life before the community audience.

JCNAP Mobile Theatre: Romeo & Juliet will be on location in Hong Kong. Staged against the backdrop of various venues, the timeless romantic classic unfolds to live sand painting and operatic performance in the titular roles with narration in Cantonese.

*In Cantonese. English, Latin, Italian singing.

Production Team

Artistic Director/Sand Art Creation: Hoi Chiu

Music Director/Arranger: David Quah

Script-writer: Fiona Siu

Producer: May Cheung


Hoi Chiu

David Quah (Narrator)

Candice Chung (Soprano)

Joseph Wu (Tenor)

Henry Ngan (Tenor)

*In Cantonese. English, Latin, Italian singing.

# In light of the latest COVID-19 situation, the event date is subject to change. Please stay tuned for the latest updates on JOCKEY CLUB New Arts Power website before visiting.

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JOCKEY CLUB New Arts Power, launched in 2017, is an annual Arts Festival presented by the Hong Kong Arts Development Council with the funding support from The Hong Kong Jockey Club Charities Trust. The Festival brings together established and emerging local artists to produce creative, approachable and engaging arts experiences for all. Over the past three years, 38 arts groups have participated in the Festival. Together they produced 72 live performances and a remarkable number of major exhibitions. Uniting art groups and various organisations from the social welfare, academic and commercial sectors, the festival held over 450 community and school events, reaching some 380,000 participants. JOCKEY CLUB New Arts Power 2020 / 2021 will be held from September 2020, featuring a total of 9 selected programmes that include dance, theatre, music, xiqu, multimedia and visual arts exhibition, as well as presenting more than 100 community and school activities.



Hoi Chiu, ‘tide’ in Chinese, sees the world in a grain of sand. As a renowned sand painting artist, he explores the possibilities of sand through various media such as puppetry, drawings and performing arts. Active in promoting sand painting in popular culture, he keeps experimenting with music videos, animations, TV and social media. In 2016, Hoi Chiu created his first animation work Red Egg which was later nominated in various international film festivals. It also received the “Best Digital Entertainment Silver Awards” by the Hong Kong ICT Awards. In 2017, Hoi Chiu, with his animation Digisolate, won the “Rising Star Award” (Animation Category) in Canada International Film Festival 2019.

Bel Canto Singers was founded by a group of vocal music graduates from the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts in 1997. Led by tenor David Quah, Bel Canto Singers is committed to introducing a wide range of vocal music to the local and international audiences, from Baroque to contemporary and classical to jazz, blending eastern and western influences. Bel Canto Singers collaborates with local composers in numerous operas, musicals, recordings, overseas tours and productions. Aspiring to amplifying the voices of Hong Kong, Bel Canto Singers continues to educate local young musicians.

Besides concerts, Bel Canto Singers reaches out to schools and communities to bring music to the ears of different sectors of the community.  Projects include the edutaining “Music that Tells a Story” series for schools, “Musical Theatre for All” as part of the Community Cultural Ambassador Scheme, and the Tao Arts – Community Arts Scheme “Our Days Down South”, both by the Leisure and Cultural Services Department.

Since 2017, Bel Canto Singers has been supported by the Matching Fund Scheme under the Hong Kong Arts Development Council. It has presented signature works such as the crossover Schubert song cycle “Xu Zhimo & Schubert’s Schwanengesang”, original musicals The Happy Prince & The Other Wise Man and Esther, as well as the pop opera When Mozart Meets Da Ponte.