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18/05/2019, 19/05/2019

Miller Performing Arts: 1984 – Seeking Youth Performers

We are now seeking young and enthusiastic actors, physical theatre performers and dancers from the ages of 11 to 25 to take part in our annual flagship theatrical production 1984.

In the dystopian society of the future, even thoughts are controlled by the Establishment. But one man, tasked with rewriting history every day for his job, embarks on a forbidden friendship as an act of quiet rebellion.

Join us for a bold and visceral retelling of George Orwell’s timeless classic in an unforgettable production that combines physical theatre, music, movement and video imagery.

Dance/ Physical Theatre Audition:
18 | 05 | 2019
12:30pm – 5:30pm (5 x 60 minute slots - choose one and )
Come prepared to move creatively!

Acting Audition:
19 | 05 | 2019            
10am – 5:30pm (5 x 90 minute slots - choose one and )
Auditioning performers will be sent a short monologue to memorise and perform closer to the time.

Please note:
● You can choose to register for either or both auditions. Experience preferred, enthusiasm a must!
● Callbacks take place on 2 June 2019.
● Rehearsals start late August 2019 (Monday, Wednesdays and select Thursdays), and performances take place 21 – 23 November 2019 at Hong Kong Arts Centre. All rehearsals in November will be mandatory. Please do not audition if you already know that you are unable to commit to this. 
Mixed Artforms


The Hong Kong Jockey Club Community Project Grant: stART Up Community Arts Project 2019: Exhibition

Let’s beat the bullies – Stand up for yourself and each other!

The Hong Kong Jockey Club Community Project Grant: stART Up Community Arts Project 2019 is an initiative designed to combat bullying by helping young people develop empathy and positive values through a series of artist-led visual and performing arts workshops.

During the workshops, participants reflect on different aspects of bullying and create poster designs inspired by revolutionary art, as well as documentaries, mural paintings, collages, photography, installation artworks and flash mob performances.

A three-week exhibition of the resulting artworks will be presented at Youth Square in May. 

Theatre Performance: Bystander 

On 11 and 12 May, join us for a live performance of Bystander, a short theatre piece that explores bullying from the perspective of perpetrator, victim and silent observer, and asks audiences to look into their hearts and try to find a way to overcome bullying.

Dates: 11│05 (Sat) – 12│05 (Sun)
Time: 2pm & 4pm
Language: Conducted in Cantonese
Fee: Free admission, no reservation required 
Running time: Approx. 20 mins
Suitable for: Ages 6 above 

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Performing Arts


Miller Performing Arts: Pull Back the Curtain 2019 – Seeking Participants

Join us for our 2019 programme and learn how to write a script that will bring your ideas for the stage to life.

Visual Arts


HK URBAN CANVAS 2019: Guided Cultural Tour

This April and May, the HK Urban Canvas 2019 guided cultural tour returns to explore Aberdeen, Ap Lei Chau and Kowloon City!

Performing Arts


Standard Chartered Arts in the Park 2019: Recruiting Performance Groups

Does your performance group have skills you’d like to show the world? If you dance, play music, do acrobatics, perform magic, do martial arts or have other performance talents… we’d love to have you join us!

Visual Arts


HK Urban Canvas 2019: Exhibition

HK Urban Canvas returns in 2019 with 22 new original shopfront shutter artworks exploring the rich food culture and unique community stories of Ap Lei Chau and Kowloon City.



HK Urban Canvas 2019: Guided Cultural Tours

HK Urban Canvas guided cultural tours return this April!

Performing Arts


The Hong Kong Jockey Club Community Project Grant: stART Up Community Arts Project 2019 Theatrical Performance: Take a Stand

Take a Stand is an original dance, song and physical theatre work that explores some of the most powerful portrayals of bullying in literature.

Performing Arts


Le French May Arts Festival: Contemporary Hip Hop Workshop With Fouad Boussouf and Massala Dance Company

Join us for a dance journey to the streets of Morocco and learn a new style of dance that blends traditional and modern influences, mixing North African dance, new circus and contemporary hip hop.

Performing Arts


Standard Chartered Arts in the Park 2019: Auditions for Youth Dancers

Join us as a youth dancer at Standard Chartered Arts in the Park 2019 this November as the city gathers to celebrate the arts!

Performing Arts


Miller Performing Arts: 2019 – 2020 Seeking HKYAF Youth Assistant Choreographers

Join our Youth Assistant Choreographer programme and work alongside professional dance artists who share their experience and guide you to develop your choreographic skills and dance techniques.

Performing Arts


Child Development Centre: Daddy Daughter Ball 2019

HKYAF is delighted to be part of the Child Development Centre’s 10th annual Daddy Daughter Ball. Led by professional choreographer Giselle Liu, our talented young HKYAF dancers present In the Eyes of Blossom.

Performing Arts


If Not Me Who

"If Not Me, Who?" is an urgent piece of eco-theatre that looks at the effects of climate disruption and how we can be motivated to change our way of life.

Performing Arts


Miller Performing Arts: Pull Back the Curtain 2019 Plus Scriptwriting Initiative Seeking Adult Participants

We are now offering a new edition of our very successful student scriptwriting initiative Pull Back the Curtain – this time with workshops specially devised for participants aged over 25! Join us, and let us help you put pen to paper and bring your scriptwriting ideas to life.

Past Events

Year 2019

Performing Arts


#Be the Change - Project 3: Seeking Young Writers and Spoken Word Artists

For the last project in our #Be the Change series, we are thrilled to partner with Translate For Her (TheM), an organisation that provides online translation services to help make information accessible to ethnic minority women.

Visual Arts


Draw HK: Event Day

Ignite your passion for drawing at the Draw HK event day at PMQ!

Performing Arts


India by the Bay 2019: Bollywood Dance Workshops – Workshop for All

Whether you have been dancing for years or this is your first experience of Bollywood dance, we guarantee you’ll have lots of fun discovering how to transform words and emotion into gesture and movement.

Performing Arts


India by the Bay 2019: Bollywood Dance Workshops – Workshop for Dancers

Rooted in the Indian tradition of using the body as a medium for storytelling, Bollywood dance is a high energy mix of classical Indian folk dance fused with new dance influences.

Performing Arts


Miller Performing Arts: Iron Fan: Chinese Dance Workshop

Yvonne Choi helps young dancers learn traditional fan dance moves and explore how a fan can be used as an elegant, powerful tool for movement interpretation.

Visual Arts


Draw HK: Exhibition

Everyone can draw regardless of age or ability. Draw HK is a community art project that promotes drawing as an essential life skill and proves that everyone has the innate ability to wield a pencil creatively!

Performing Arts


Miller Performing Arts: Theatrical Makeup 101

If you’re a budding performer or makeup artist and would like to learn the basics of theatrical makeup, join us at this special workshop and learn how to create your own memorable looks!

Performing Arts


RAW - Audition for HKYAF's A Cappella Crew

Calling all singers! Join YAF’s very first a cappella group, and let your voice be heard!

Performing Arts


#Be the Change - Project 2: Seeking Young Writers and Spoken Word Artists

There are many urgent social issues in Hong Kong that need to be brought to light. What better group to do this than the young people who make up our next generation of changemakers?

Mixed Artforms


The Hong Kong Jockey Club Community Project Grant: stART Up Community Arts Project 2019

Many young people in Hong Kong experience bullying at school and among peers. But we can combat this by helping children develop empathy, and by providing them with safe environments where they can express their concerns, develop self-confidence, and learn how to stand up for themselves and each other.



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