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Visual Arts

Standard Chartered Arts in the Park Mardi Gras 2016: Seeking Project Artists

One of Hong Kong's largest community arts event is back this November! Each year, Standard Chartered Arts in the Park Mardi Gras works with over 3,500 young people and offers the public an opportunity to show their creativity and experience the happiness in art. Artists play an essential role in Arts in the Park – hosting art stalls during the two-day artistic weekend or running artist-in-school residencies where thousands of parade puppets and costumes are created in collaboration with students. We are now seeking project artists for Arts in the Park 2016! If you have exciting ideas and are passionate about inspiring teenagers and the public to enjoy art, please make an online submission on or before 10 August. Related teaching experience is an advantage.
Mixed Artforms

16/09/2016, 17-18/09/2016

Melodia - Seeking Young Performers

Register for auditions now! For singing auditions, register here. For dance auditions register here.  Seeking enthusiastic and energetic actors, singers and dancers between the ages of 9 and 25 to take part in the theatrical experience written by Cirque du Soleil composers! We are thrilled to announce that our 2017 theatre performance will be an original production created in collaboration with Cirque du Soleil composer and singer duo, Violaine Corradi and Rose Winebrenner! A tale of courage, friendship and love of nature brought to life through word, song, dance, puppetry, physical theatre and acrobatics. Join us for this unforgettable theatrical experience! Dance (Function Room, Queen Elizabeth Stadium) Ages 9 - 25: 16 | 09 | 2016, 11am – 6pm (7slots) Come prepared to learn a dance routine. Singing (venue to be confirmed) Ages 9 - 14: 17 & 18 | 09 | 2016, 10.30am - 1.30pm (4 slots) Ages 15 - 25:  17 & 18 | 09 | 2016, 1.30pm - 4.30pm (4 slots) Please prepare a one-minute song from any musical to sing without accompaniment. Auditions registration have now begun. For singing auditions, register here. For dance auditions register here. Spots will be allocated on a first come, first served basis. You can choose to register for either or both auditions. Callbacks take place on 1 & 2 October. Dance training begins in December, main rehearsals begin in January 2017 and performances take place 25 - 29 April 2017. Experience preferred, enthusiasm a must!
Performing Arts

21/08/2016

Miller Performing Arts: As Light As A Feather

This summer, award-winning international choreographer and dancer Abby Chan runs a fun workshop that blends yoga, partnering and choreography.   Learn to cultivate awareness, mindfulness, trust and safety with a partner, and take flight in a series of integrated skills that will be transformed into a dance choreography.    Suitable for young people aged 12 to 30 with basic dance experience and enthusiasm for trying inversions!
Visual Arts

12-13/11/2016

Standard Chartered Arts in the Park Mardi Gras 2016: Seeking Corporate Volunteers

Over the past 15 years, our flagship community arts event Standard Chartered Arts in the Park Mardi Gras has attracted over 800,000 local visitors and tourists to Victoria Park to watch performances, create art and cheer for the parade performers. Each year, Arts in the Park is a valuable opportunity for thousands of young artists to showcase their talents and increase their self-confidence. We are currently preparing for Arts in the Park 2016, and need your help to reach more people in the community. Get involved by sponsoring a guided tour for a group of underprivileged children or helping out at an art stall where members of the public create artwork for the parade. Your participation makes a difference – give the young people of Hong Kong a chance to express their creativity and find enjoyment through art. For more information, please email kinyu@hkyaf.com
Art Angels (CSR)

22/07/2016

Turner Mural Painting Project

This summer, YAF is delighted to partner again with Turner International Asia Pacific for a shared creative experience at Hong Chi Morninghill School, Tsui Lam as part of our Art Angels (CSR) series. Working with a professional YAF artist, volunteers from Turner International Asia Pacific will collaborate with a group of special-needs students on a fun mural painting project at the school campus. Our Art Angels (CSR) projects create opportunities for corporate volunteers to engage with the community, express their creativity and help inspire our young participants.
Art Angels (CSR)

27/08/2016

HKRI Care & Share Volunteer Activity: Pop Art Silk-screen Printing Workshop

HKR International Limited (This summer, YAF and the corporate volunteer team will collaborate to present a special volunteer event) is strongly committed to giving back to society, with a focus on serving the underprivileged through its corporate volunteer team HKRI Care & Share. This summer, YAF and the corporate volunteer team will collaborate to present a special volunteer event. Led by a YAF professional artist, the HKRI volunteers will work with a group of underprivileged children from the International Social Service (Hong Kong Branch) and explore Pop Art through a silk-screen printing workshop. During the workshop, the volunteers and children will create original work inspired by Pop Art depictions of everyday objects and elements of daily life. Using silk-screen printing, a technique that transfers ink onto a surface through a mesh screen, they will work together to produce colourful, handmade prints.
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