Hong Kong is never short of circus talents. In New Boom In Circus, we are to discover local circus artists with unique potential – instead of performing on the streets and in shopping malls, this time they are invited to come to Tai Kwun for theatre productions and experience a brand new performing experience.
This year, New Boom In Circus will have two performance groups to stage 20-30 minutes of contemporary circus works respectively.
Patrick Pun, a dance and circus artist who completed his study at the Belgian circus school École Supérieure des Arts du Cirque, joins forces with two circus artists that he encountered in Belgium to create How Did You Know? – with a nonsensical tune, the three persons with three juggling objects will give the audience a glimpse of the expected and the unexpected in juggling, deconstructing the relationship and expectations of objects and body measurements in juggling tricks.
The local arts group Circus Box presents Spin with the Wind – it tells the stories of four members of the CBO Juggling Team (Wayne Lee, Jeff Tse, Tong Ting, Jason Ngan) who create their own tricks of plate spinning, diabolo and somersault with an easy grace, like merging with each other in the wind.
How did you know?
Co-creator & performer: Patrick Pun, Alonso González, Keivin Benavides
Composer, Sound Designer & Juggling Advisor: Mark Dehoux
Light Designer: Ivy Wong
Creative Adviser: Micha Goldberg
Dramaturge: Ching Shu Huang
Producer: Michael Lee
Spin with the wind
Curated and Produced by: CircusBox
Director: Lai Chai Ming
Choreographer: Lau Pak Hong
Composer and Sound Designer: Lego Shum
Juggler Performer: Lee Wai Lok, Tse Kwun Fung, Ting Yat Lung, Ngan Kwok Fung
Set and Tools Designer: JTA, Innosphere Ltd.
Light designer: Au Yeung Hon Ki
Costume designer: Lee Wing Lam, Chan Chun Wan
Producer: Ngai King Sang, Lai Ying Kiu
Additional: Circus Challenge
In collaboration with local company Circus Box, Tai Kwun is inviting everyone of the city to bring the circus act home. Take part in Circus Challenge on Instagram, where you can learn how to create your own signature juggling skills at home and may get a prize of performance ticket of Only Bones v1.0 or New Boom in Circus!
Stay tuned to Circus Box Instagram for details.
5 - 25 December 2022
Circus Box Instagram (@circusbox.hk )
Free of Charge