2 July 2018, Savoy Theatre, London Dreamgirls was so much fun! Initially I was a bit bummed that we didn’t have Amber Riley playing the main role of Effie White, especially considering she won an Olivier Award for her performance. But seeing Marisha Wallace… I cannot imagine anyone who could’ve played the part stronger. What … More Dreamgirls

Isango Ensemble + Young Vic: A Man of Good Hope

24 February 2018, Hong Kong Academy for the Performing Arts. I am finding it quite difficult to find the right words to reflect on this vibrant (though slightly too long) piece of theatre. The harsh realities and issues raised juxtaposed with the celebratory South African style in which it was presented meant that I left … More Isango Ensemble + Young Vic: A Man of Good Hope


31 January 2017, Hong Kong Academy for the Performing Arts It always intrigues me how some shows speak to some and not to others. Like Cats. I have actually at multiple moments in my life thought why is Cats such an appeal? For this show to be doing it’s nth world tour, surely most people around … More Cats

Pina Bausch: Cafe Müller / The Rite of Spring

10 March 2017, Hong Kong Cultural Centre. Pina Bausch is famous for not outwardly attaching meaning to her work. She gives audiences the room to interpret. And Cafe Müller is one of those pieces that you can’t watch without feeling compelled to make sense of it. It’s feeling sad, feeling worn down by the repetition of … More Pina Bausch: Cafe Müller / The Rite of Spring

Bayerisches Staatsballett II – Mixed Bill

21 February 2017, Hong Kong Cultural Centre. Bayerisches Staatsballett II – Bavarian State Ballet II. Nice to see the younger generation taking a step towards a different ballerina body type. A healthier and a stronger muscular physique. This company is the younger training company of the Bavarian State Ballet and they definitely dance with more eagerness. … More Bayerisches Staatsballett II – Mixed Bill

La Bayadère

18 February 2017, Hong Kong Cultural Centre Arts Fest is back! And today’s performance inspired me to blog again. Hehe, let’s see if I can keep this up. My first time seeing both  Bayerisches Staatsballett (Bavarian State Ballet) and La Bayadère. A ballet with magnificent moments, a beautiful set with stunning costumes… dancers with incredible skill… … More La Bayadère

A Chorus Line

2 April 2013, London Palladium Makes you really appreciate and respect the hard life of artists. Auditioning relentlessly, putting themselves on the line… It was a fun show. One and I Hope I Get It were two of the songs I first learnt full dances to, so when they performed these two songs, I sat there … More A Chorus Line