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Artistic Director: Tam Hung-man, Alex


Alex is the founder and Artistic Director of Theatre Ronin, guest lecturer of The Education University of Hong Kong. He is an experienced director, stage and costume designer, scriptwriter, curator and tutor of creative projects. Tam graduated with two Bachelor of Arts Degree in directing and in set and costume design (First Hons) respectively from Hong Kong Academy of Performing Arts.

His works are marked by poetic imageries composed of different theatrical multimedia elements and a simple, unadorned but imaginative style and directed thought-provoking theatrical works with humanistic concerns. He transformed Hong Kong and world literature into theatre works include: Tête-bêche; My City, Our City; P.E Period; The Fog; Sew & Soul; Hong Kong Trilogy; Androgyny; The Teddy Bear Chronicle; Maria; Hoichi the Earless; Legend of the Swordsmen of the Mountains of Shu; Burmese Days and Nie Xiao Qian, etc..

In 2019, he presented and shared the topic: “Karesansui – Scenography of Hong Kong Literature Theatre” with theatre designers at International Exhibition of Scenography and Theatre Architecture Prague Quadrennial. Theatre Movie: Practice of ZEN was selected as “Highly Commended shortlist of finalists” of Asian Arts Awards in 2021 Edinburgh Fringe Festival and his script, Ishino Boy was selected by Asia Theater Circle : Asia Playwright Festival in 2018 and Playing with XiXii won the Best Space Award in 2017 Taipei Fringe Festival.

In 2021, Alex performed his directed play In the Mood for RED as main cast.

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