ON VIEW: HONG KONG | Hugh Cho
“Hugh Cho brings a unique movement palette and a combination of styles with varied dynamics.” ── Sue Healey
A graduate of the Hong Kong Academy of Performing Arts,Hugh Cho’s interest in choreography began during his time as Artist in Residence with Unlock Dancing Plaza,between 2010 and 2014. In 2013,Cho choreographed and performed in the dance video Eternal Sunshine shown in the Short Film Corner at the Cannes Film Festival’s Film Corner. In 2015 he directed the short dance film yellow alert at the New Works Forum: Screendance, co-presented by the West Kowloon Cultural District and City Contemporary Dance Company,and was commissioned to further develop the film to be premiered in Jumping Frames International Dance Video Festival 2017. In 2016,he was invited by the Japan Contemporary Dance Network to Okinawa and Hokkaido for exchange and creation. His dance piece Made in Hong Kong was invited to the largest international contemporary dance market and festival internationale tanzmesse nrw in Germany in the same year. Cho is now based in Hong Kong as a freelance dancer, choreographer and part-time Chinese opera acrobat.