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Pewan Chow

Artistic Director

Pewan Chow was among the first cohort of graduates from the School of Dance, the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts (HKAPA). She was awarded a scholarship by the London Contemporary Dance School to pursue further study in choreography and performance in 1988. Upon her return to Hong Kong, she taught contemporary dance at the HKAPA from 1991 to 2007, during which she received a Master of Arts in Choreography from the Laban Centre, London in 2003. 

As an independent choreographer and performer, Chow endeavours to contribute to the study, education and creation of dance at Passoverdance. Her choreographic works include Grey Area, In Search of Space in a Cramped City: A Moving Exhibition – Urban Bottling, Maze, Homecoming, Xin Xiang, Solo Act, Searchlight, and Execute I, II, II -- Accomplish. She received the Hong Kong Dance Awards in 2010 for Outstanding Achievement in Independent Production for Homecoming, and in 2013 for Outstanding Independent Dance Production for Maze. Chow is also the recipient of the Hong Kong Dance Awards for Outstanding Achievement in Youth and Community Dance for In Search of Space in a Cramped City: A Moving Exhibition – Urban Bottling in 2016, and Outstanding Dance Education for In Search of Motion in a Virtual City: Grey Area in 2018. Chow was awarded Artist of the Year (Dance) by the Hong Kong Arts Development Council (HKADC) in 2017.

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Gabbie Chan

​Tutor

Gabbie Chan Hiu-ling graduated from the HKAPA, majoring in Chinese Dance. While studying at the HKAPA, she was awarded several scholarships; she took part in the American Dance Festival in North Carolina in the US, in addition to exchange programmes and tours to Shanghai, Inner Mongolia and Malaysia. Chan was a dancer with the DanceArt Hong Kong between 2012 and 2014. She later joined Passoverdance and began creating choreographic works. Her works include Recycle-green which was presented in the i-Dance Festival (HK) in 2015, and The 16th Day which was debuted in the 44th Hong Kong Arts Festival in 2016. Chan has performed in Germany, Bahrain, Korea, the US, and Mainland China.

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Cherry Leung

Tutor

Cherry Leung graduated with a first-class honours degree in Bachelor of Fine Arts from the HKAPA in 2008, majoring in contemporary dance and choreography. She received a full dance scholarship from The Hong Kong Jockey Club Music and Dance Fund in 2015 to obtain a Master in Choreography in Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance in the United Kingdom. During her study in the HKAPA, she was awarded several scholarships and represented the school in performance tours to Southampton, London, Berlin, Brussels and Guangzhou.

 

Behind the stage, Leung is also a dedicated choreographer. Her works were toured to the UK, Germany, Taiwan, Singapore, Guangzhou and Beijing.

 

Leung is currently an active freelance choreographer, dancer and teacher in Hong Kong.