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Theatre Magic

Basic information

Date 7-9 July 2010 (please refer to the letter mailed
Venue The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts
Address Address: No. 1 Gloucester Road, Wanchai, Hong Kong
Venue enquiry no. 2584 8500



You may alight at Admiralty or Wan Chai station. The walking distance is slightly shorter from the Admiralty station (exit E2 with a signage listing The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts). 

- Bus routes
A)    18, 18P, 309, 373A, 720, 720A, 720P, 780, 788, A12, M590, P12 
(HKAPA at No. 1 Gloucester Road)
B)    2, 5P, 18, 18P, 70, 70M, 104, 260, 307, 309, 373, 373A, , 720, 720A, 720P, 780, 788, 967X, 969X, A12, M590, M722, P12 (Immigration Tower at No. 7 Gloucester Road)
Location map (in Chinese)

Activity Details

The "Theatre Magic" which will be held at the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts is divided into 4 sessions:
(1)    Theatre and stage production workshop
Ambassadors will be divided into small groups to participate in theatre games and stage production workshops, so as to get a taste of the basics of the profession.
(2)    Demonstration of stage effects
The role of theatre technical arts and its artistic interpretation of the theme will be demonstrated in this session. Lighting, sound, projection, stage technology and other effects that might stimulate audience’s senses will be used to enhance the atmosphere on stage. The production team will explain the creative concept of the project. Audience will be given a guided tour to reveal the magic of behind-the-scenes.
(3)    Backstage tour
The arts ambassadors will be divided into groups to tour the backstage studio of the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts, which includes the dressing room, Sound Console for Musical, lighting studio and a small exhibition of backdrops and props.
(4)    Meet the Artist
Artists will be invited to conduct sharing of their arts experience with the arts ambassadors.