HUST Second Forest Arts Modern Dancing Festival is Recruiting Now!
By Vivian Yan | 2017-03-27 |   2966



To all international students:

The Second Forest Arts Modern Dancing Festival is going to be held in HUST. HUST Art Educational Center will invite Professor Cao Chengyuan, honored as the Father of Chinese Modern Dance to give a lecture in HUST, and the center will invite the most esteemed Chinese dancing artists to give a performance during the festival. And now international students are wanted in the festival and it is a once-in-a-lifetime to study face-to-face with the top Chinese dancing artists. The time duration of the dancing festival is between April 24th and 27th.


The university is now recruiting 20 international student dancers to participate in this festival. The qualifications are as follows:
1、Be passionate of dancing and performing arts;
2、Have adequate time for dancing classes during April 24th and 27th;
3、Obey the rules of classroom management, and follow the professors’ instructions;
4、Both male and female dancers are wanted;


If you are interested and passionate about dancing and in love of performing arts, please contact Ms Vivian in International Student Office to join this festival. If you are a talented and hardworking dancer, you will be selected to be specially-trained by Chinese dancing artists, and be honored to perform on the same stage with the most distinguished dancing artists in China!!


Dr. Willy TSAO Sing Yuen
Willy TSAO, respected as "Modern Dance Father of China", has been an influential figure as choreographer, educator, curator, manager and director in China’s modern dance development.  Born and educated in Hong Kong, TSAO received his modern dance training in US and his MBA degree from the University of Hong Kong.  He was named an Honorary Fellow in 2000 and received an Honorary Doctorate in 2015 from the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts.

Mr. TSAO’s contribution to dance and the development of local arts has been widely recognized. He was awarded “Dancer of the Year Award” from the Hong Kong Artists’ Guild in 1988, “Ten Outstanding Young Persons” Award in 1990, "Badge of Honor” from HRH Queen Elizabeth II in 1993, "Louis Cartier Award of Excellence - Outstanding Choreographer” in 1998, “Bronze Bauhinia Star” by the Hong Kong SAR Government in 1999, "Dance Award of the Year - Outstanding Achievement Award" from the Hong Kong Dance Alliance in 2014.




华中科技大学“第二届森林艺术节现代舞周”活动即将进行。此次活动艺术教育中心将邀请中国现代舞之父曹诚渊老师来校讲座,同时邀请中国顶尖级舞蹈家团队来校演出。现面向全校留学生招募舞蹈爱好者,与中国顶尖级舞蹈家们进行面对面的交流和学习。舞蹈周系列活动时间为4月24-27日。


此次舞蹈周活动共招募20名外国留学生,条件如下:
1、热爱舞蹈,热衷于舞蹈艺术和舞台
2、活动期间能严格保证训练时间,
3、遵守教学秩序,服从课堂管理
4、男女不限


如果你有一颗热爱舞蹈的心,请联系留学生办公室严薇老师报名。如果你足够优秀,将获得中国顶尖级舞蹈家的重点培养,以及同台演出的机会!!


曹诚渊介绍:

曹诚渊被誉为「中国现代舞之父」是一位在中国的现代舞领域非常有影响力的人物。他出生并受教育于香港,其后在美国接受现代舞训练。曹氏为香港大学获取工商管理硕士,2000年成为香港演艺学院荣誉院士,2015年获香港演艺学院颁授荣誉博士。

曹氏对舞蹈的贡献备受赞誉,历年获奖无数,包括1988年香港艺术家联盟「舞蹈家年奖」、1990年「香港十大杰出青年」、1999年香港特区政府颁发「铜紫荆星章」、 1993年「英女皇荣誉奖章」、1998年「路易·卡地亚卓越成就奖——舞蹈设计家」及2014年香港舞蹈联盟颁发的「杰出成就奖」。



 

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