Dick Wong

Biography

Dick Wong, a graduate of Journalism, left the publishing industry in the mid ‘90s to pursue a career in contemporary dance and theatre. In 2004, he was commissioned by the Hong Kong Arts Festival to create B.O.B.*, which was later developed into two versions and toured extensively throughout Asia and Europe until 2012. He was chosen as a laureate of the French International Residence Programme at Recollets in 2010 and presented 1+1 under the Cartier Fondation during his time in Paris. Commissioned by the “In Transit Festival”, he premiered Be Me in Berlin’s Haus der Kulturen der Welt in 2011. Recent works include 0|2 (2014), a collaboration with Xing Liang, The World According to Dance (2015), a dance/theatre work on the four generations of contemporary dance makers in Hong Kong and The Rite of Spring (2016, 2018 National Theatre & Concert Hall Innovation Series Dance). Artist of the Year (Dance) by the Hong Kong Arts Development Awards 2018.

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