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粵劇: 從後台到前台


粵劇: 從後台到前台
  • Duration4 weeks
  • Weekly study2 hours




在四個星期當中,我們會看看演員和整個團隊是如何準備和綵排,我們亦會簡介粵劇化妝過程、 道具和戲服、台前幕後的角色與崗位等。

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Skip to 0 minutes and 32 seconds We can already find many resources and information relating to Cantonese Opera on the Internet. Through this development, we hope to organise these resources for use in learning. Using technology, we hope to introduce these valuable resources and this Intangible Cultural Heritage to more people worldwide. In particular, our younger generations. Through our MOOC, we hope to share our knowledge and experience of Cantonese Opera with people of all ages from all over the world. In designing the course, we decided to adopt the approach “from backstage to the stage” to highlight the different stages of a Cantonese Opera performance. We hope this makes the course more engaging and interesting to our online learners, and to demonstrate the variety of our subject discipline.

Skip to 1 minute and 37 seconds The course is divided into four sections. The first section is about the preparation required before a performance, including individual and team-based tasks. Second section focuses on the different types of rehearsals, as well as the various processes and how they fit together. The third section is on the performance itself. Here, we will highlight the use of make-up and costumes in the shows. Finally, we will share and discuss the traditions and cultures around this subject. After completing this course, we hope our learners will gain a basic understanding of Cantonese Opera so they can describe the different processes and work involved in organising a Cantonese Opera performance.

What topics will you cover?

  • 概覽粵劇基礎知識
  • 四功五法知
  • 簡介工尺譜
  • 介紹各類綵排
  • 音樂與鑼鼓
  • 化妝、戲服和演出
  • 粵劇的傳統簡介

What will you achieve?

By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to...

  • 簡述籌備一齣粵劇的流程和相關工作,包括如: 前期準備:圍讀、唱、做、唸、打 中期工作:各類綵排 演出需知 後台有關:佈景、燈光、音響和衣箱
  • 分辨「六柱」的特點,包括: 化妝 服裝 造手 唱腔 演藝
  • 簡述戲棚文化的特色
  • 指出粵劇不同角色化妝的特點

Who is the course for?


Who developed the course?

The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts

The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts, established by Government Ordinance in 1984, is a leading tertiary institution in performing arts in Asia.

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