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Two international collaborations unite a diverse line-up of dancers to speak the innermost truths of the body: Mokita, led by internationally renowned British popping dancer Dickson Mbi, and Voice Out, guided by Berlin-based director Tian Gebing.

Hong Kong Jockey Club Contemporary Dance Series 10th Anniversary
Mokita / Voice Out


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Let the body speak what the heart knows
Individual voices, universal truths

Up-and-coming artists come together to unleash the cry of the body in this super-charged double-bill. In Mokita—meaning “a truth that everyone knows but nobody speaks”—British dancer-choreographer Dickson Mbi will guide five local dancers across the boundaries of their diverse training backgrounds to develop new movement vocabularies that express the unvoiced dimensions of body and soul. Voice Out showcases the distinctive creations of four local dancer-choreographers: former Cloud Gate 2 dancer Dever Chan, recent P.A.R.T.S. graduate Chan Wai-lok, and rising independent artists Alice Ma and Pansy Lo. Their personal statements will be woven together by Berlin-based director and dramaturg Tian Gebing into one coherent chorus of voices.

Approx 1 hr and 30 mins incl one interval
Commissioned and produced by HKAF


Concept & Choreography
Dickson Mbi (UK) 

Creation & Performance
Cheung Tsz-kwan, Suen Nam, Phygmus Tang, Kae Wong

Ruth Chan

Assistant Choreographer (UK)
Kenny Ho

Rehearsal Master
Thais Hvid

Rehearsal Contributors (UK)
Imogen Alvares, Vivian Luk, Yukiko Masui, Faye Stoeser

Sound Design
Jaycee Kwok

Lighting Design
Law Man Wai *

Voice Out

Creation & Performance
Alice Ma / Dingdingdingding
Chan Wai-lok / An Auction without Bass
Dever Chan / Urge to Breathe
Pansy Lo / -ache

Tian Gebing (Beijing) 

Sound Design
Jaycee Kwok

Lighting Design
Lai Tsz-yu

* With kind permission of City Contemporary Dance Company
+ This production was originally scheduled to premiere at the 48th HKAF in 2020.

Read the House Programme
Meet-the-Artist (Post-performance)

Date: 26 Mar 2021(Fri)
Venue: Studio Theatre, HK Cultural Centre

In Cantonese

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