The Absolutely Fabulous Theatre Connection (AFTEC) is a bilingual Learning Theatre™ and non-profit arts organisation dedicated to nurturing the next generation of youth. 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 learning. Established in 2008 as a registered charity, we have reached over 217,610 audience members and participants through our diverse programmes to date, and have been the Venue Partner of the Sai Wan Ho Civic Centre under the LCSD Venue Partnership Scheme since 2009.

AFTEC was selected as a top 10 high impact NGO in the PwC Community Mentoring Programme on social impact assessment in 2015, recipient of HK Arts Development Council’s Award for Arts Education 2014 & 2017, and is a two-time recipient of the Springboard Grant under the Arts Capacity Development Funding Scheme of the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region. AFTEC pioneered Relaxed Theatre & the performing arts module of Medical Humanities developing STEAM as a teaching & learning approach.

From 2008-18

Through 260 school shows, 108,460 students were mesmerised by our adapted English classics theatre productions

Arts for Change

161 primary school students from underprivileged families developed critical and creative mindsets over two trienniums

92 specially trained Bravo! graduates grew to become confident, open-minded, disciplined, persevering and creative young persons

2,845 brilliant medical students from HKU’s Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine matured as empathetic young doctors through the credit-bearing Performing Arts module


65% of participants in our programmes are from disadvantaged backgrounds

3,660 beneficiaries with Autism Spectrum Disorders or learning difficulties thoroughly enjoyed the holistic experiences at our Relaxed Theatre programmes

More About AFTEC

For more about AFTEC, please check out our main website at www.aftec.hk