The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts
Alumni Association Executive Committee 2019-2021
|May Fu - Honorary Chairman||1988 & 1990||Drama (Directing)|
|Anthony Wong - Honorary Chairman||1988||Drama (Acting)|
|Sunny Chan - Chairman||2000||Film & TV (Screenwriting)|
|Joyce Cheung - Vice-Chairman (Internal Affairs)||1992
|Virginia Kam - Vice-Chairman (Internal Affairs)||1991, 1992 & 1995||Theatre & Entertainment Arts
|Wu Chun-him - Secretary (External Affairs)||2008||Drama (Acting)|
|Ken Chow - Secretary (Internal Affairs)||2010||Film & TV (Screenwriting)|
|Money Leung - Treasurer||2016||Theatre & Entertainment Arts
|Eric Chan||1989||Theatre & Entertainment Arts
|Psyche Chui||1989||Theatre & Entertainment Arts
|Jason Kong||2018||Chinese Opera
(Cantonese Opera Music)
|Ku Cheuk-ming||2009||Theatre & Entertainment Arts
(Stage & Technical Management)
|Max Lee||2003||Dance (Musical Theatre Dance)|
|Man Uen-ching||2013||Film & TV (Directing)|
|David Quah||1993||Music (Voice)|
|Julie Tso||2014||Theatre & Entertainment Arts
(Art, Event and Stage Management)
|Janet Wong||2005||Chinese Opera (Cantonese Opera)|
|Stephen Xavier||1990||Dance (Ballet)|
May Fu was the first class of graduates of the School of Drama in 1988, majoring in Directing. After graduation she returned to the Academy and studied her Advanced Diploma, graduated with high distinction. She then taught in the Academy since 1993, and was then invited by the Macao Conservatory as Artistic Consultant in School of Theatre for 7 years. She rejoined the Academy again from 2012 to 2014 to teach and also as the Artist-in-Residence (Acting). She is now the Arts Advisor in Drama sector in Hong Kong Arts Development Council and Director of 7A Drama Group and Jumbokids Theatre.
Anthony studied in the School of Drama since 1985, majoring in Acting and was the first batch of the School of Drama graduates. After graduation, he has been actively involved in Film and TV industry, and has been awarded the Best Actor at Hong Kong Film Awards for three times. Anthony was awarded the Academy Fellowship in 2004. He has founded the Dionysus Contemporary Theatre in 2013, and has dedicated to use what he has learned to contribute to theatre and training. Anthony was the Chairman of the Alumni Association from 2010 to 2014. Under his leadership, the Association has conducted various activities and fund-raising events, and has turned from loss to profit.
Sunny graduated in the Academy's BFA programme in the School of Film & Television in 2000, majoring in screenwriting. He also obtained his MA degree in Chinese Literature in Lingnan University in 2012. He is a film director and scriptwriter. He is now the Lecturer (Screenwriting and Creative Development) of the School of Film and Television of the Academy.
Joyce first graduated in the Diploma programme in the School of Drama in 1992, majoring in acting. Then she obtained her BFA degree with first class honour in 2007, majoring in Directing. In 2009, she obtained her MA degree in Comparative and Public History of The Chinese University of Hong Kong. Joyce has been active in radio, film, stage and publishing areas. In 2013, she founded Dionysus Contemporary Theatre with Anthony Wong and Olivia Yan, and is now the Administration Director. She is also the Production Director and Chief Editor in SCHOOLMATES.CC LTD., and has also worked as producers in various stage productions.
Virginia is a graduate of the Academy and holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts (Hon) degree in Theatre Lighting Design. She was awarded five scholarships and Best Student Lighting Design during her study in the Academy; in year 2000 she was awarded the Best Lighting Design for “My Murder Story” by HK Federation of Drama Societies. Virginia is also an experienced production manager, she was Production Manager for the Hong Kong Arts Festival from 1997 to 2000 and also most of the professional companies in Hong Kong. Virginia also actively participates in theatre professional organizations; she is the Founder Chairman and is now the Treasurer of School of Technical and Entertainment Art Alumni Association, Treasurer of HK Association of Theatre Technicians and Scenographers.
Wu Chun-him graduated from the School of Drama, majoring in Acting in 2008. After graduation, he worked freelance in various performances. He is now the Assistant Drama Tutor (AM School) in Ho Lap Primary School (Sponsored by Sik Sik Yuen). He is also the Drama teacher in other secondary and primary schools. Wu is the Artistic Director of BHT Theatre.
Ken obtained his BFA degree in the School of Film & Television in 2010, majoring in screenwriting. He has been working in TVB, ATV and HKTV as copywriter and script writer. He is now a senior script writer in The Hong Kong Jockey Club Broadcasting Services Department.
Eric graduated from the School of Theatre and Entertainment Arts in 1989, majoring in Design. He has worked as a stage designer for various local renowned performing groups. He has also taken part in various design and production projects for shopping malls, theme parks and museums. He is now the Director of Artech Design and Productions Co. Ltd.
Psyche graduated in the Academy in 1989, majoring in theatre lighting design. She then furthered her studies in Yale University and Indiana University. Psyche has been working wholeheartedly in education of lighting, and has accepted invitations as visiting professor lecturing at the Theatre Academy of Finland, Helsinki and also the Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts in Singapore. She is now the Senior Lecturer (Theatre Lighting Design) in the Academy.
Jason graduated from the School of Chinese Opera in 2018, majoring in Cantonese Opera Music. He started traditional Chinese Opera training from the age of nine. He focuses on research and practice on applied theatre, and body-mind and arts in education and cultural studies. He received the Hong Kong Arts Development Council Award for Young Artist (Chinese Opera) in 2012. He graduated from the first Chinese Theatre Association National Youth Opera Composer Programme (Class A). He is now a theatre playwright, composer, director, actor and musician.
Ku Cheuk-ming graduated from the School of Theatre and Entertainment Arts in 2009, majoring in Stage & Technical Management with First Class Honor. He was a theatre technician of the Academy and is now a carpenter in the School of Theatre and Entertaiment Arts.
Max graduated from the Academy's School of Dance and London Contemporary Dance School. He is a choreographer, director, dancer, actor and stage video designer. Over the years, he has participated in various large-scale productions of contemporary dance, musicals and stage performance. He founded Room 9 Dance Theatre in 2010 and produced the cross media dance work Room 9 in the same year.
Man Uen-ching graduated from the School of Film & Television in 2013, majoring in Directing. After graduation, she has been working as a script supervisor and other positions in the film directing team. She is now a film assistant director and scriptwriter.
David graduated from the School of Music in 1993, majoring in Voice. Winner of the coveted Marianne Mathy Australian Singing Competition, Malaysian born David made his professional debut singing "Don Ottavio" in Mozart's Don Giovanni with Opera Queensland. He came back to Hong Kong in 2000 and started teaching singing and coaching at the Academy. He has been the music composer and arranger for various concerts and artists. He was also a concert producer for ‘Musical Moments’ and ‘Classical Moments’ series. David is the Founder and Art Director of Bel Canto Singers Foundation Limited.
Julie graduated from the School of Theatre & Entertainment Arts in 2014, majoring in Art, Event and Stage Management. After graduation, she has been organizing various productions, including outdoor festivals and events. She was the Performing Arts Officer in West Kowloon Cultural District Authority. Julie is now a stage manager and project manager.
Janet graduated in 2005 from the Academy’s Advanced Certificate Programme (Cantonese Opera), where she specialised in dan (female) roles and studied under musician Ng Lut-kwong. Since then she has performed with various Cantonese opera troupes, and also established her own troupe. In 2011, Janet became a resident actor in the Hong Kong Young Talent Cantonese Opera Troupe. In 2014, she won the Outstanding Performance Award at the Rising Stars in Cantonese Opera Showcase organised by the West Kowloon, as well as the Award for Young Artist (Xiqu) presented by the Hong Kong Arts Development Council. In 2018, she joined Tea House Theatre at West Kowloon Xiqu Center and is now its music arranger.
Stephen graduated from the Academy in 1990, majoring in Ballet. In the same year, he joined the Hong Kong Ballet. In 1995, he was awarded the Hong Kong Jockey Club Dance Fund Scholarship to study at the Royal Ballet School in London. He is the Artistic Director of the Hong Kong Ballet Group now.