ON VIEW: HONG KONG | Mui Cheuk-yin
“Mui Cheuk-yin is very elegant in both technique and bearing,with a profound sense of mystery.” ── Sue Healey
A student of Chinese classical and ethnic dance in Hong Kong during the 1970’s,Mui Cheuk-yin emerged as one of Hong Kong’s first generation of professional dancers,and in the 1980’s was the lead dancer in numerous dance drama productions of the Hong Kong Dance Company. In the 1990’s,Mui became an independent artist,choreographing,teaching,performing,and producing dance works in Hong Kong. Her works have been featured during the 25th and 35th Anniversaries of Tanztheater Wuppertal Pina Bausch,at the Lyon Biennale de la Danse,the International Festival of Contemporary Dance in Venice,the Dance Biennale Tokyo, and on major stages around the world including,New York,Copenhagen,London,Paris and Beijing. Her style traverses between traditional and contemporary with effortless fluidity. Mui has won two Asian Cultural Council fellowships to study modern dance in the US,four Hong Kong Dance Awards,and in 2012 received a Distinguished Achievement Award from the Hong Kong Dance Alliance. She was also recognized with an Outstanding Women Award by the Wai Yin Association in 2001.