Certificate of Achievement

Mary Templeman Hogg - O'Rourke

has completed the following course:

Cantonese Opera: from Backstage to the Stage

The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts

This online course explored the production process of Cantonese Opera performance from the backstage to the stage. The course covered topics including the preparation of Cantonese opera, the rehearsal process, the production of the show, and the traditions of Cantonese opera.

4 weeks, 2 hours per week

Educators

Prof. Li Siu Leung

Dean of School of Cantonese Opera

The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts

Dr. Peter Duffy

Head of the iHub

The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts

Transcript

Learning outcomes

  • Describe the workflow of how a Cantonese Opera show is prepared, including: preparation, rehearsals and backstage support
  • Distinguish the six pillars' characteristics, including: makeup, costumes, acting, singing and performance
  • Briefly the bamboo-shed theatre culture
  • Identify key areas of Cantonese Opera culture and tradition

Syllabus

  • Overview basic skills of Cantonese opera
  • Four skills and five movements
  • Introduction to Gongche notation
  • Types of rehearsals
  • Music, gongs and drums
  • Production, makeup and costumes
  • Traditions of Cantonese opera

Issued on 17th January 2022

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Free online course:

Cantonese Opera: from Backstage to the Stage

The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts