Residency Program

胡美寶 Wu May Bo

胡美寶 Wu May Bo

駐村日期:2016/12/01 - 2016/12/30
Performing Art
Hong Kong

Co-artistic Director of Dirks Theatre (Hong Kong and Macau). May Bo has extensive experience in teaching, performing and creating theatre, and has presented her work in America, England, Japan, Korea, Portugal, Slovenia, Taiwan, Shanghai, Hong Kong and Macau. She holds a Masters of Art from the Central School of Speech and Drama, University of London, a Masters of Art in Performance and Cultural Industries from University of Leeds and a Bachelor of Fine Arts (Hons) from the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts. Her main areas of studies include psychophysical training, movement dramaturgy, collaborative devising and movement in production.

Works in residency

In this city another dream

Four theatre artists from four different cities (Hong Kong, Macau, Seoul, Singapore) come together, meeting in a fifth city (Taipei). Removed from their home cities, but carrying their respective burdens and histories, the challenge of the project is to collectively and collaboratively build an alternative within this new city, which has given them temporary refuge.
What stories do we tell about ourselves? What stories do we not tell about ourselves? What are societies and how do they form? What is culture and how is it generated? When we embed, differentiate and defend our identities do we diminish our common humanity?

The one-month creative residency in December 2016 will culminate in a work in progress presentation. In addition, there will be 3 workshops conducted by the artists in residence.

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