Carlos Acosta: A Classical Farewell
After a 26-year career, legendary Cuban ballet dancer Carlos Acosta is embarking on his final tour, “A Classical Farewell.” He’ll perform excerpts from his favorite ballets, including “Swan Lake,” “La Sylphide,” “Winter Dreams” and “Je ne regrette rien.” Jun 30-Jul 2, 7:45pm. Hong Kong Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd., Tsim Sha Tsui. $160-520 from urbtix.hk.
What’s Next in Multimedia
Japanese choregrapher and multimedia
Hiroaki Umeda will be in town discussing the future of multimedia dance performance with a handful of prominent artists, dancers and instructors including Chris Cheung, Dick Wong and Koala Yip. Umeda balances his background in ballet and street dance, for which he was honored at the International Choreographic Encounters Paris Seine-Saint Denis, with a passion for composition, visual, sound and lighting design. “What’s Next in Multimedia Dance Performance” discusses the possibilities of cross-disciplinary arts: It’s sure to give the audience an eye-opening view of the craft of dance. Jun 25, 3pm. Multimedia Theatre, School of Creative Media, City University of Hong Kong, G/F, Run Run Shaw Creative Media Centre, 18 Tat Hong Avenue, Kowloon Tong. westkowloon.hk/en/newworksforum. Free.