Young Theatre Makers 2021

Young Theatre Makers is a bilingual learning scheme aimed at secondary school students. It focuses on the process of analysing a play, understanding a script, discussing with a partner school and creating a staged reading in front of an audience.

This programme also aims to forge links between neighbouring schools in select locations across Hong Kong. Four groups of secondary school students across the region will be given the opportunity to work on a specific text and to engage in discussion and share their work with each other.

Due to the pandemic, a blended mode of learning will be adopted so that the workshop and the showcase can take place either face-to-face or online.

Bilingual Performance & Discussion
Plays to choose from:

Fifty-Fifty

Playwright: Milena Bogavac (Belgrade, Serbia)
Translators: Edward Buffalo Bromberg (Pennsylvania, the USA) & Ma Ka Ying Jolian (Hong Kong, China)

Tanya’s parents are getting a divorce. They told her on her birthday. Her father is having a baby with another woman, so they are dividing up everything they own, including Tanya. Tanya is distraught. She stops going to school and becomes fixated on trying to get her parents back together, but nothing works. They have moved on, but she hasn’t.
Andrey is Tanya’s best friend. His parents have been divorced twice, and are threatening to get married for the third time, which is the last thing he wants. He doesn’t want to play a part in their soap opera for the rest of his life. He wants them to move on more than anything. Andrey and Tanya have two very different experiences of love and divorce, but they find a way to support each other and give each other hope.

Participating School:
HKBUAS Wong Kam Fai Secondary and Primary School

Franky

Playwrights: Dr Vicki Ooi (Hong Kong, China) & Thomas Lawson (London, United Kingdom)
Translator: Chan Tsz Ching Rachel (Hong Kong, China)

A robot-building scientist must choose between losing his son forever and trying something that has never been done before. What happens when we take artificial intelligence to its extreme?

Participating Schools:
Immaculate Heart of Mary College
Youth College (International) – DILWL Site
Youth College (International) – Tsing Yi Site

11/07/2021 ( Sun) 2:30pm

Sai Wan Ho Civic Centre Theatre

$120*

Tickets available at URBTIX from 31 May 2021

For aged 10 or above

Approximately 2 hrs.

Ticketing Enquiries: 3761 6661
Credit Card Telephone Booking: 2111 5999
Internet Booking: www.urbtix.hk
Mobile Ticketing App: MY URBTIX (Android & iPhone Versions)

Programme Enquiries: 2520 1716 | emma@aftec.hk

*50% discount for full-time students, people with disabilities and the minder, senior citizens aged 60 or above and CSSA recipients.
5% discount for every purchase of 10 or more full-price tickets.
All the above discounts cannot be used in conjunction with any other discounts or offer.

The presenter reserves the right to postpone, cancel, modify the programme format or substitute artists.


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