Justyne Li
Concept/ Design/ Choreography

Justyne Li Sze-yeung graduated from The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts (Ballet and Modern Dance). She is a former member of the Hong Kong Ballet and Tanz Graz (Austria), and was a soloist with Ballett des Stadttheater Bremerhaven (Germany). She established Neo Dance HK with Wong Tan-ki in 2010, and is currently an independent dancer and choreographer. Li has performed at M1 Contact Contemporary Dance Festival, d’MOTION International Dance Festival, Guangdong and Beijing Dance Festivals, and was selected to participate in West Kowloon Cultural District’s “Creative Meeting Point: HK x Finland” programme in 2016.

Li’s recent choreographies include Dance Internship II (i-Dance Festival 2016), Dance Internship I (Hong Kong Ballet), Human Internship (Hong Kong Dance Alliance), Trouble-maker’s Concerto (Hong Kong Arts Festival [HKAF] 2015), Galatea X, Present Absentee (Littlebreath Creative Workshop), What’s the Matter (HKAF 2013), The 3.5th Dimension (City Contemporary Dance Company), My Shadow and Me (HKAF 2011), Galatea & Passenger (LCSD “New Force in Motion” Series 2010), Galatea &Pygmalion (Hong Kong Dance Festival 2010 & 2013), Toy Story and 5 Solos (Ballett Bremerhaven).

In 2011, Li received the Hong Kong Dance Award for “Outstanding Achievement in Independent Dance” (Galatea & Pygmalion), and was nominated for “Outstanding Performance”. She received the Hong Kong Dance Award 2014 for “Outstanding Achievement in Choreography” and “Outstanding Performance by a Female Dancer” (Galatea X).

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