Pat To YAN
Playwright, Director, Educator. Artistic Director of Reframe Theatre. Graduated from the University of Hong Kong, majoring in English Literature; the Chinese University of Hong Kong, MA in Sociology; Royal Holloway, University of London, MA in Playwriting (pass with distinction). His play A Concise History of future China is selected by 2016 Berliner Festspiele Theatertreffen Stuckemart as one of the five theatre works presented. It is the first ethnic Chinese play ever selected. The staged reading (full or abridged version) of this play was already performed in Berlin, London, Munich, New York and Taipei. His play in Cantonese White Blaze of the morning is awarded Best Play, the 8th Hong Kong Theatre Libre. Happily ever after nuclear explosion is commissioned by Munich Residenztheater and premiered in June 2018. This play is under the programme of World/Stage. In May 2018, he has been invited by National Chengchi University (Taiwan) as Artist-in-residence. He now serves as a Part-time Lecturer and a committee member of the Hong Kong Literature House.
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Felix Chan set up the company FELIXISM CREATION, an independent, cross-discipline creative enterprise and worked as a curator in performing arts, art critic and illustrator. He was the curator and producer of the recent theatre and film companies including Reframe Theatre, On & On Theatre workshop, Theatre du Pif, Hong Kong Dramatists, New Vision Festival Hong Kong, International Arts Carnival National Theatre of Taiwan, and etc.. He finished 3 months internship for art administration in Cloud Gate Dance Theater in Taiwan in 2014.
Besides, he is an experienced theatre critic and illustrator in Hong Kong and the writings are posted in Hong Kong, Taiwan, Macau and China .
Our core members create a collaboration lab which works with the artists and intellectuals in different programmes.