Drama arts is an arts integration. In combination with literature, aesthetics, shape, music, dance and other arts. Drama arts is displayed on the stage through the co-creation of screenwriters, directors, actors, and behind-the-scenes crews. Drama is a form of art that can only be presented through collective creation. Each post requires a high degree of communication and cooperation, which, inturn, strengthens listening skills, concentration, adaptability, imagination, emotional regulations, and expression.
Drama arts is an arts integration. Combining literature, aesthetics, shape, music, dance and other arts, it is displayed on the stage through the co-creation of screenwriters, directors, actors and behind-the-scenes crews. Dramas can only be presented through collective creation. Each post requires a high degree of communication and cooperation, which is of great help for listening, concentration, adaptability, imagination, emotional control and expression ability.
Wong Chiu Yum graduated from the Hong Kong Academy of Performing Arts in 2009 with a Bachelor of Fine Arts (Honor) Degree in Drama. She won the Best Supporting Actress Award (Comedy) in the 25th Hong Kong Drama Awards (2016) for her performance in ‘An Angel Dumped into New City’. In the same year, she was also nominated for the Outstanding Actress Award at The Hong Kong Theatre Libre for her performance in ‘Bad Time Stories’, which she was also the playwright. In 2019, Chiu Yum was again nominated for the Outstanding Actress Award at The Hong Kong Theatre Libre for her performance in ‘Eve’. During her studies, Chiu Yum has won the Jackie Chan Charitable Foundation Scholarship twice and the Dean of School of Drama Scholarship. Her theatre productions in school includes ‘The Wedding’, ‘Tartuffe’, ‘Journey to the West’.
She has also received numerous awards for Best Playwright and Best Director in various drama competitions in Hong Kong over the years.
Chiu Yum has been very active in local stage productions, including ‘Xu Zhimo’ and ‘Till We Meet Again’ (Little Horse Workshop), ‘The Mad Phoenix’ (Spring-Time Experimental Theatre), ‘The Golden Cangue’ (Perry Chiu Experimental Theatre). ‘The Passage Beyond’ (Actors’ Family); ‘Old Master Q’ (Chung Ying Theatre and Spring Time Stage); ‘The Lark’ (Hong Kong Repertory Theatre and The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts); ‘Four Thousand Gold and The Country Teacher’ (Drama Gallery).
Chiu Yum’s fine acting skills have led her to directing, which she has been doing in recent years. Her directing credits include ‘The Greatest Commandment’, ‘Journey to the West. Women Like us’ and ‘The Journey of Sun Man’. In addition to her work on stage, Chiu Yum is also very committed to education in drama. She has taken the role of acting teacher for different organizations, kindergartens, primary and secondary schools. She has helped students to develop their self-esteem and imagination, and is loved by many students. She has also been involved in school touring performances with different organizations with the aim of cultivating students’ artistic culture and spreading positive messages.
Angus Chan graduated with Honours from the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts in 2007, majoring in Acting. Angus has extensive performing experiences in a wide range of musicals and dramas. His recent work: ‘A Tale of the Southern Sky’, the musical by Actors’ Family x Hong Kong Dance Company.
At the Academy, he participated in numerous performances, including ‘Princess Changping’ and ‘Hamlet’. He has also participated in countless professional performances, including ‘Matteo Ricci’ (Intercultural Dialogue), ‘1941 Girl’ and ‘The Love Story of Sam & Sally’ (Actors’ Family). EQUUS and ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ (Dionysus Contemporary Theatre). ‘Witness for the Prosecutor’ (Emperor Entertainment Group); ‘Wit’ (WeDrama). ‘Our Journal of Springtime’ (Boom Theatre); ‘Love to Forget’ (Class 7A Drama Group); ‘The History Boys’ (Theatre Space); ‘The Pitman Painters’ (Hong Kong Federation of Drama Societies); ‘Black Swan’ (Hong Kong Arts Festival); ‘Macbeth and Titus Andronicus’ (Tang Shu-Wing Theatre Studio). ‘Shooting Star’ (The Spring-Time Group) and ‘Age of Aquarius’ (Perry Chiu Experimental Theatre).
He has also acted in various movies, including ‘Our Time will Come’, ‘Night and Fog’ and ‘Diva, Ah Hey’. At the 2007 and 2017 Hong Kong Drama Awards, Angus was nominated for both the Best Actor (Tragedy/Drama) for his performance in ‘Hamlet’ and the Best Supporting Actor (Tragedy/Drama) for his performance in ‘Wit’ respectively. He is the winner of the 2nd Dionysus Contemporary Theatre Master Class Scholarship Programme.