gilles polet is in hong kong

Do you remember our Dance Ambassador 2014, Gilles Polet?

Well, he is coming with us to Hong Kong for the Belgian Spirit by Nationa(a)l​ initiative. He will be presenting and working on his performance Jack-in-the-Box.

In 2014 Gilles Polet started his research for Jack-in-the-Box in Iran where he participated in ‘The Ultimate Festival” organised by Invisible Centre for Contemporary Dance (ICCD). Contemporary dance being forbidden in Iran the country was an interesting starting point for his research. In Hong Kong the choreographer will continue his project in a totally different environment. While contemporary dance is far from forbidden in the city it has to deal with other restrictions specific to Hong Kong such as space and time. Through different workshops and performances Gilles Polet will explore the city of Hong Kong and share his ideas on performance in a dialogue with the local community.

You’ll be able to discover his work at the following venues :

+ Y-Space「多空間」​, i-Dance Festival +
Nov 15 at 2.30 pm : Jack-in-the-Box, performance in Lik Wing Tong Study Hall, Kam Tin
Nov 18 & 20 from 10 to 11.30 am : workshop lead in Y-theatre, Kwai Chung
Nov 20 at 8 pm : Improvisation Land 60, participation in improvisation in Kwai Tsing Theatre, Kwai Chung

+ Things that can happen|咩事藝術空間​+
Nov 22 to 25 from 2 to 6 pm : workshop
Nov 25 at 8 pm : Jack-in-the-Box, performance by Gilles Polet
in collaboration with Alice Rensy

+ WING 永天台 Platform for Performance, Hong Kong​+
Nov 26 at 8 pm : Jack-in-the-Box : performance

+Belgian spirit by Nationa(a)l+
Nov 28 at 7.30pm : Jack-in-the-Box, performance by Gilles Polet in @PMQ, Studio S403
in collaboration with Wallonie-Bruxelles Théâtre/Danse​