Vision & Mission

The arts are far more powerful and potent than meets the eye. Our vision is to inspire young people and everyone to engage their minds, passions and spirits in living a full, creative and multi perspective life. The approach is through quality arts-in-education experiences and meaningful encounters with diverse collaborative partners.

About Us

The Absolutely Fabulous Theatre Connection

The Absolutely Fabulous Theatre Connection (AFTEC) is the pioneer and specialist in creative learning and teaching in Hong Kong. As an award-winning bilingual Learning Theatre™, AFTEC is dedicated to nurturing the next generation of young people and creative learning professionals. We believe in the power of the arts to inspire, motivate, and transform, and use an integrated arts-in-education approach to enhance education and encourage creative learning. Our acronym A.F.T.E.C. also stands for Arts For Transformative Educational Change.

Established in 2008 as a registered charity, we have reached over 256,000 audience members and participants through our diverse cross-disciplinary projects. Since 2009, we have been the Venue Partner of the Sai Wan Ho Civic Centre under the LCSD Venue Partnership Scheme. AFTEC was a recipient of HK Arts Development Council’s Award for Arts Education 2014 & 2017, and Arts Promotion 2020, as well as a two-time recipient of the Springboard Grant under the Arts Capacity Development Funding Scheme (2015 & 2017) and a grantee of Art Development Matching Grants Scheme (2021-2024) of the HKSAR Government. AFTEC pioneered Relaxed Theatre and the performing arts module of Medical Humanities developing STEAM as a teaching & learning approach.

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Board of Directors​


Mrs Marissa Fung Shaw

Mr Anthony Hung


Dr Thomas Ip
Prof Jane Lai
Abraham Shek Lai-him, GBS, JP
Mr Raymond Wong


Artistic DirectorDr Vicki Ooi
Chief Executive OfficerLynn Yau
Admin & Finance
 AccountantJames Wong
 Office ClerkPanny Chan
 Honorary Legal AdvisorGabriela Kennedy
Creative Catalysts
 Head of Creative CatalystsEbona Yeung
 Senior ManagerCalvin Co
 Senior Project Manager Miller Cheung
 Project Manager Eleanor Lam
 Senior Project Officer Cat Lai
 Project Officer Jodie Fong
 Project Officer Dara Ho
 Project Officer Maggie Xiang
 Senior Marketing & Publicity ManagerRachel Tang
 Assistant Marketing & Publicity ManagerTammy Poon