Moments in Time are a trio of new works by The Hong Kong Ballet. They commissioned three contemporary choreographers, Peter Quanz, Kinsun Chan and Fei Bo, to create special pieces, Luminous, Black on Black and A Room of Her Own for a night of imaginative ballet. Whitespace worked with their team to produce this unique productions' visuals, following our work on Swan Lake and Coppélia. Moments in Time is runs 4-5 November 2011 at 7:30pm and 5-6 November 2011 at 2:30pm. Visit The Hong Kong Ballet for more details on their productions.
LUMINOUS is a happy, ever-lasting relationship really possible between a man and a woman? Peter Quanz speaks through his choreography about the fragility of human relationships, the tension between the genders and the qualities drawn out of us by each passing alliance. This emotionally-charged piece, dripping with sensuality, will make you reflect on your own relationships past and present.
BLACK ON BLACK is Kinsun Chan's new ballet that explores the timelessness of the colour black, and the dance aesthetics he has created reflect the many facets of black's symbolism. Kinsun manipulates the space on stage, playing with contrasting movements to reflect the contradictory emotions aroused by the colour black. The choreographer incorporates his intrigue for body language and gestures into this ballet of power, passion and surprise.
A ROOM OF HER OWN is about frustration, self-doubt, jealousy and torment; these are just a few of the emotions felt by Lu Xi, the heroine of A Room of Her Own. She feels suffocated by her foundering relationship with her choreographer husband, but soon this feeling is replaced by fear and jealousy of her husband’s mysterious friendship with a new colleague. This intense dramatic work, suffused with sadness, highlights the unbridgeable gap between the genders through a profound exploration of the characters’ psychology.