Rooftop Productions Hong Kong Theatre - Building with Bamboo

Building with Bamboo

3/9/2016 — 8/10/2016

Michelle and Ivor are currently working on We Draman’s 2016 Cultural Ambassador performance, Building with Bamboo. The show is directed by Michelle Li, and Ivor Houlker is the movement coach, live musician and one of the actors. The performance is in Cantonese, and includes music and movement. The show is part of the Cultural Ambassador scheme, and there is no admission fee.

About Building with Bamboo

As an international cosmopolitan city, Hong Kong is one of the few remaining places where bamboo scaffolding is still widely used for construction work. The techniques for building bamboo scaffolding have been passed down through generations, and have been used to build many of Hong Kong’s famous landmarks over the years. It has born witnes toHong Kong’s values and strengths: “Fast, Nice and Cheap.” With this traditional Hong Kong characteristic as inspiration, we will explore the past of the city through stories about building and architecture in Hong Kong.

Performance Times

    • 3 September 2016 (Sat)

11am – Stage, Upper Wong Tai Sin Estate (Near Tat Sin House, Upper Wong Tai Sin Estate)
2:30pm – Central Courtyard, Jockey Club Creative Arts Centre (30 Pak Tin Street, Shek Kip Mei)

    • 4 September 2016 (Sun)

11am – Piazza, Hong Kong Cultural Centre (10 Salisbury Road, Tsim Sha Tsui)
2:30pm – Quarry Bay Park (Hoi Tai Street, Quarry Bay)

    • 10 September 2016 (Sat)

11am – Podium, Shun Wo House, Wo Che Estate (Near Shun Wo House, Wo Che Estate)
2:30pm – Six Arts Terrace, Kowloon Walled City Park (Tung Tsing Road, Kowloon City)

    • 11 September 2016 (Sun)

11am – Kwun Tong Promenade (80 Hoi Bun Road, Kwun Tong)
2:30pm – Amphitheatre, Hong Kong Velodrome Park (105-107 Po Hong Road, Tseung Kwan O)

    • 24 September 2016 (Sat)

11am – Amphitheatre, North District Park (Jockey Club Road, Sheung Shui)
2:30pm – Amphitheatre, Tai Po Waterfront Park (Dai Fat Street, Tai Po)

    • 25 September 2016 (Sun)

11am – Chater Garden (Chater Road, Central)
2:30pm – Performance Stage, Aberdeen Promenade (Aberdeen Praya Road, Aberdeen)

    • 1 October 2016 (Sat)

11am Amphitheatre, Tsuen Wan Park (59 Wing Shun Street, Tsuen Wan)
2:30pm Cheung Fat Plaza (6 Tam Kon Shan Road, Tsing Yi)

    • 2 October 2016 (Sun)

11am Yan Oi Town Square (18 Kai Man Path, Tuen Mun)
2:30pm Ginza Square (Tin Shui Wai) (Tin Yan Road, Tin Shui Wai)

Rehearsal Photos