International Association of Theatre Critics (Hong Kong) [IATC(HK)]
In 1992, Hong Kong became the fifth branch of the International Association of Theatre Critics in Asia. Since its establishment, IATC(HK) has been actively promoting theatre criticism in Hong Kong, through activities such as publishing various materials, and participation in international conferences and cultural exchange programmes. Over the years, IATC(HK) has been the recipient of a three-year grant from the Hong Kong Arts Development Council. Also, IATC(HK) has established partnerships and networks with local and Asian performing arts organizations.
Hong Kong Repertory Theatre [HKRep]
Artistic Director: Anthony Chan
Longest standing and largest professional theatre company in Hong Kong, established in 1977 and incorporated in 2001. Financially supported by the Hong Kong Government, the company employs a team of over 80 full-time professionals including the artistic director, assistant artistic director, actors, technical and stage management staff as well as administrators.
Presented more than 300 productions, many of which have become classics of the local theatre canon. Produces and develops a high-quality, innovative and diverse repertoire, encompassing Chinese, international, classic, contemporary theatre as well as original new works by local artists. Artistic Director, Anthony Chan and the company are dedicated to develop the audiences’ interest and appreciation of theatre and to enrich the city’s cultural life through its leadership position as the city’s flagship theatre company. Its Theatre Literature and Projects department provide documentary record of theatre productions, publish books and Repazine, organise seminars and book exhibitions.