Hong Kong Dance Company Presents ELECTRIC GIRL this October

Hong Kong Dance Company Presents ELECTRIC GIRL this October

Hong Kong Dance Company presents Da' Mixtape of Canton-Popera, Electric Girl (re-run), featuring The Autistic Genius on 13-15 October, 2017 (Fri-Sat 7:45pm; Sun 3pm) at Auditorium of Tsuen Wan Town Hall to bring alive Electric Girl -a Cantonese musical with new perspective and artistic elements that pays tribute to the golden age of Cantopop.

Rex Chiu and Cheung Fei-fan, the artistic director of the Autistic Genius and the playwright of Electric Girl respectively, were createdElectric Girl to commemorate a friend of theirs. Everyone may have someone(s) have/has great influence on you. The message behind the story is about "life influences life" and it will be conveyed through an entertaining way. "Electric Girl"is similar to "Muse" and who may appear in your life as friend(s), family, teacher(s), lover(s) or people that you respect. You may be influenced and inspired by their lives, dreams, values, attitudes, emotions and faith.

The performance was premiered at Studio Theatre of Hong Kong Cultural Center in 2016and which gain critical acclaim. Electric Girl, the name of this musical, is originated from a song by Norman Cheung Lap-kei in 1990. Norman was the idol of Yen, one of the key characters in the performance. The story is about Keung Chi Chung meets Bak Yiu Sun, his best friend in school days, again in his wedding.Bak rekindles Keung to chase for their youthful dreams and also for Yen, their dream girl before. Keung and Bak decide to find Wong Ka Wai, their buddy, reuniting the dancing group and win their stage and dreams back!

Hong Kong Dance Company joins hands with the Autistic Genius to re-run the Electric Girl with new artistic perspective. Regarding the choreography, there will be new spark of cooperation as Rex Chiu, the choreographer, will join hands with three assistant choreographers of this performance, Chen Rong (Senior Dancer of Hong Kong Dance Company), Henry Shum and Leung Yip. The astonishing casts include Ho Kin, Ho Ho-fei and Lam Yin-yi from Hong Kong Dance Company, Eric Huynh, Leung Yip, Wong Chiu-yum and Tse Yu-ling from the original premiere performance of Electric Girl, together with Sung Boon-ho, the Best Actor (Comedy / Farce) of the 26th Hong Kong Drama Awards.Multi-art elements, like music, songs, dance and drama, will enrich the production with vitality and fascination!

The performance will replay the classic Cantopop songs from the 80s and 90s, such as Electric Girl by Norman Cheung, Dancing Street by Priscilla Chan and Stand Upby Leslie Cheung. All these are collective memories of most of the Hong Kong people. Performers will lead audience to recapture the youthful dreams and to review the message of "life influences life". Besides, audience can also feel the passion and enthusiasm from all performers and crew towards the local pop culture of Hong Kong.

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