Mix the Spurious with the Genuine: An Introduction to Xiqu (Chinese Opera) Performance

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Wednesday, September 12th, 2018

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Wednesday, September 12, 20185:00PM - 7:00PMRichard Charles Lee Canada-Hong Kong Library, Robarts Library, 8th Floor, 130 St. George Street
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Series

Hong Kong Seminar Series

Description

Hong Kong Seminar Series: Mix the Spurious with the Genuine: An Introduction to Xiqu (Chinese Opera) Performance
香港研究講座系列:以假亂真的戲曲表演

致辭嘉賓 Welcoming Remarks
Miss Kathy Chan, Director of the Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office (Toronto)
陳納思處長 — 香港駐多倫多經濟貿易辦事處

講者 Speaker
Dr. Chan Chak Lui, Department of Cultural and Religious Studies,
The Chinese University of Hong Kong
陳澤蕾博士 — 香港中文大學文化及宗教研究系講師

講評 Discussant
Dr. Xing Fan, Assistant Professor of Asian Theatre and Performance
Studies, Acting Associate Director, Centre for Drama, Theatre and
Performance Studies, University of Toronto
樊星博士 — 多倫多大學 戲劇與表演研究中心 亞洲戲劇與表
演研究助理教授

Dr. Chan Chak Lui is a lead performer in an upcoming visiting Troupe from Hong Kong. In this lecture, Dr. Chan will present the performance technique “Mixing the Spurious with the Genuine” through interesting demonstrations and interactive activities.

陳澤蕾博士將擔演香港青年精英粵劇匯演的主要劇目。
陳博士在利銘澤典宬的示範活動中,除了以傳統講座形式
外,同時亦透過戲曲片段欣賞、互動活動,趣味性地將戲曲
以假亂真的表演手法作生動的解讀。

Dr. Chan received her degrees in Chinese Language and Literature, Gender Studies and Intercultural Studies from the Chinese University of Hong Kong. Her research interests include Chinese Opera and gender studies. Her recent publications include an article in a symposium of Xiqu in Hong Kong, an editorial publication on Cantonese Opera, and several chapters from a general education publication on Chinese music. She has also written and re-edited several adopted scripts of Cantonese operas.

Part of the event will be in Cantonese

Please RSVP by emailing events.rclchkl@utoronto.ca or by calling 416-946-3892


Speakers

Kathy Chan
Opening Remarks
Director of the Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office (Toronto)

Dr. Chan Chak Lui
Speaker
Department of Cultural and Religious Studies, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Dr. Xing Fan
Discussant
Assistant Professor of Asian Theatre and Performance Studies, Acting Associate Director, Centre for Drama, Theatre and Performance Studies, University of Toronto


Sponsors

Richard Charles Lee Canada-Hong Kong Library

University of Toronto Libraries

Hong Kong Economic & Trade Office (Toronto)

Starlight Chinese Opera Performing Arts Centre

Asian Institute


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