City Contemporary Dance Company (CCDC) is Hong Kong’s first full-time professional company pioneering in contemporary dance. Over the past 35 years, through the leadership of its Founder and Artistic Director, Willy Tsao, CCDC has inspired and elated audiences in Hong Kong and around the world with superb modern dance performances. Since 1979, in productions by leading choreographers such as Helen Lai, Mui Cheuk-yin, Pun Siu-fai, Yuri Ng and Tsao himself, and in innovative collaborations with the best and brightest artists from other media, this company of Hong Kong`s finest dancers has presented over 200 original works with popular and critical acclaim.
CCDC`s renown in reflecting the vigour and creativity of Hong Kong`s vibrant, multi-faceted contemporary culture has astonished 50,000 audiences annually.
The Best Cultural Ambassador for Hong Kong
CCDC has staged over 200 overseas performances in the world`s foremost dance stages and festivals in over 30 major cities including New York, Montreal, London, Paris, Rome, Rovereto, Berlin, Lyon, Sydney, Tokyo, Seoul, Busan, Singapore, Manila, Beijing, Shanghai, Xining, Taipei, Munich, Stuttgart, Mumbai, Delhi, Brisbane, Copenhagen, Prague, Karmiel (Israel), St. Petersburg, Moscow, Los Angeles, Washington, D.C. and San Francisco.
CCDC Dance Centre
As an agency for dance education, CCDC organises the most comprehensive education and outreach programmes, with an emphasis on the long-term dance development in Hong Kong and mainland China.
Objectives of CCDC Dance Centre:
•To inspire and train the young generation in dance arts
•To create a hub for the dance lovers, the artists and the audience
•To promote creative and well-rounded dance courses in schools
•To be a platform for dance creation and support artists with rehearsal space, administrative and technical expertise
•To broaden the audience network and share dance with more diverse audience
•To operate on an efficient management model
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