"Fantasie in Yau Tsim Mong II" Musical Training Program will combine the musical elements - drama, music and dance with the unique cultural of Yau Tsim Mong District to interpret and demonstrate the uniqueness of the community from a new and diverse perspective. Through the creation and rehearsal of a musical developed with the participants and based on the characteristics of the district, the diversity in the community will be further explored while the awareness and sense of belonging will be enhanced as well.
The workshop content includes introduction to musical theatre, screenwriting, composition, lyrics, creation and performance. The professional musical theatre screenwriters, composers and lyricists lead the participants to integrate observations and ideas from the community into the creation, and complete the works under their guidance.
Local musical creators and producers conduct public talks (themes include Cantonese musical, how the large organisations can promote the development of musical, and nurturing musical performers in Hong Kong) to share their valuable experience with the public, and also contribute to the development of the musical creation experience workshop. Providing additional learning activities to the participants of the Musical Creation Experiential Class, allowing them to stimulate different ideas, potential and power.
Based on the community element derived from the Musical Creation Experiential Class, an experiential theatre is developed for the public to feel the neighbourhood of Yau Tsim Mong. Participants will experience the historical changes and cultural uniqueness of the Yau Tsim Mong community
To recruit a team of the performers and production crew in the district, the professional creative team will develop an original musical by integrating the stories from the participants. Participants of different ages will learn to take up various roles and prepare for the musical community performances.
Community Performances will be toured in in Yau Tsim Mong at community halls, schools and outdoor venues to share the achievements of the participants with the public. Post-performance sharing sessions will be arranged as well.
The main elements of musical - singing, dancing and acting, will be the main themes of the day camps. Instructors will select world-famous musical classics to teach participants of different ages and ethnicities the performing skills and provide them the opportunity to access classic pieces and know more about musicals.
Presenter reserves the right to change the programme, instructors/artists should unavoidable circumstances make it necessary. The content of programmes does not represent the views of the Leisure and Cultural Services Department.