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CHAN Man-yee, Abby 陳敏兒
Type Choreographer
Organization Company Mcmuimui Dansemble & CHAN-CAN-DANCE-THEATRE
Title Free Choreographer & Dancer

Abby Chan is a graduate of the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts and a dancer with the Hong Kong City Contemporary Dance Company from 1991 to 1998. Abby received the Lee Hysan Foundation Fellowship of the Asian Cultural Council in 1995 to present her work in New York and expand the horizons in her dance career. In 1998, she co-founded the unique and identifiable duet company “Mcmuimui Dansemble” with Yeung Wai Mei. Her own choreography had been invited and shown in New York, Colorado, Sydney, Tokyo, Seoul, Taipei, Singapore, Guangzhou and São Paulo. She received the Hong Kong Dance Award in 2003 for her choreography , 2004 for performance Yuri Ng’s < Rite of Spring >, and 2006 for the production of Mcmuimui Dansemble < Love in a Doggy Bag >, and the Cultural Dance Exchange project < DanceWide HK/NY >.

In addition to dance, Chan is thrilled to have collaborated and performed with many Hong Kong’s innovative directors and theater companies which showcased her versatility in performing arts. Her recent works included in Candace Chong's play < Wild Boars > which directed by Olivia Yun in the 40th Hong Kong Arts Festival ; Unlock Dancing Plaza's first consecutive novel cross-media trilogy < Walls 44 >; Hong Kong Dance Festival outdoor multi-media dance event < Journey to the West > by Daniel Yeung, as Movement director of Dionysus Contemporary Theatre’s < Equus >, and her own free-form production at No. 12 Cattle Depot. Recently just finished the production of < Black Monday > in the New Vision Arts Festival, and the < Duras Project: Moderato Cantabile/ C'est Tout >.

Contact Person Ms. CHAN Man-yee Abby
Website abbychancandance.com
Email abbychanhk@yahoo.com
Blog / Social Network Account chancandance.blogspot.com/

Abby Chan
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  • Event Records
    DateProduction / Performing UnitEventRole
    2014/12/12-14The Duras ProjectDuras Project: Moderato Cantabile / C\'est ToutChoreographer/performer
    2014/10/31-11/2O Theatre WorkshopBlack MondayChoreographer and Movement Director/Actor
    2014/08/29-31Sound Pocket 聲音掏腰包AROUND SOUND ART FESTIVAL 2014 JAPAN & HONG KONGchoreographer and performer/cultural exchange
    2014/05/27-28Toccata Studio, MalaysiaUmbrellaChoreographer and perform/cultural exchange
    2014/05/09-29Dionysus Contemporary TheaterEquuschoreographer/movement director
    2014/03/16Shanghai University of SportEncounterchoreographer and performer/cultural exchange
    2013/11/22-23City Contemporary Dance CompanyJourney To The West - An Outdoor Multimedia Dance Galaperformer
    2013/7/5-6Unlock Dancing Plaza LimitedWalls 44 – Chapter 3 Emptinessperformer
    2013/5/23-26Unlock Dancing Plaza LimitedWalls 44 Chapter 2: Memoyperformer
    2013/4/18-21Unlock Dancing Plaza LimitedWalls 44 Chapter 1: Disappearanceperformer
    2013/02/28-03/03Chan-Can-Dance TheatreKidult Opheliachoreographer and performer
    2012/12/1Abby CHAN and Evon CHEB (body paint artist)Scarred PaintChoreographer and Performer
    2012/10/26-27University of Colorado BoulderPixels in the ClosetsChoreographer and perform/cultural exchange
    2012/2/3-19Hong Kong Arts FestivalThe Wild Boar @40th香港藝術節Performer
    2011/12/1Y-Spacei-Dance 2011: Festival of Dance & Improv: Heavy MetalChoreographer and Performer
    2011/11/30-12/04Y-Space i-Dance (HK) 2011: Festival of Dance & Improv - Solo & Improv: Dance or What!?Choreographer and Dancer
    2011/09/10-10/16Unlock Dancing PlazaCommunity Cultural Ambassador Scheme: Hero@ExpiredChoreographer
    2011/1/21-23E-side Dance CompanyWonderful DanceChoreographer
    2010/11/11,13,15,21The 4th Jumping Frames International Dance Video FestivalMiss Happiness Dance Video ProjectChoreographer and Performer
    2010/10/29-31DanceArt Hong KongTaiper Kundun Arts Festival - Unreachable DistancePerformer
    2010/09/11-12,18-19,23,25,10/01,03,09-10,16-17,23-24,30Unlock Dancing Plaza 《Tale of a Healthy City》Community Cultural Ambassador SchemeChoreographer
    2010/05/15-16,06/03Y-Space & Silesian Dance Theatre RE/evolution (Poland) Y-Space/Silesian Dance Theatre (SDT)(Poland)Performer
    2010/03/26-28DanceArt Hong KongUnreachable DistancePerformer
    2010/1/29-30Shaun Irons and Lauren Petty @ Chocolate FactoryRevolving Twilight Video Sound Installation PerformanceChoreographer and Performer
    2009/09/05-06,12-13,19-20,26-27,10/01,17-18,24-26,31Unlock Dancing Plaza《Good Day Hong Kong》Community Cultural Ambassador SchemeChoreographer
    2009/1/21-23Abby Chan, Otávio BastosWhen mr. Bastos meet ms. ChanChoreographer and Performer
    2007/8/17-18; 2010/10/15,22Hong Kong SinfoniettaA Soldier\'s StoryPerformer
    2007/03/23-25Hong Kong Arts FestivalMy Life as a Dancer the evolution (Hong Kong Arts Festival 2007)One of
    2006/4/6-8Chan-Can-Dance TheatreLost and Found Choreographer and performer


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