藝團

香港話劇團

Hong Kong Repertory Theatre

香港話劇團簡介

背景
·     香港話劇團是香港歷史最悠久及規模最大的專業劇團。1977創團,2001公司化,受香港特別行政區政府資助,由理事會領導及監察運作,聘有藝術總監、駐團導演、演員、舞台技術及行政人員等63位全職專才。
·     三十六年來,劇團積極發展,製作劇目超過三百個,為本地創造不少劇場經典作品。
 
使命
·    製作和發展優質、具創意兼多元化的中外古今經典劇目及本地原創戲劇作品。
·    提升觀眾的戲劇鑑賞力,豐富市民文化生活,及發揮旗艦劇團的領導地位。
 
業務
·    平衡劇季–選演本地原創劇,翻譯、改編西方及內地經典或現代戲劇作品。匯集劇團內外的編、導、演與舞美人才,創造主流劇場藝術精品。
·    黑盒劇場–以靈活的運作手法,探索、發展和製研新素材及表演模式,拓展戲劇藝術的新領域。
·    戲劇教育 – 開設課程及工作坊,把戲劇融入生活,利用劇藝多元空間為成人及學童提供戲劇教育及技能培訓。也透過學生專場及社區巡迴演出,加強觀眾對劇藝的認知。
·    對外交流 –加强國際及內地交流,進行外訪演出,向外推廣本土戲劇文化,並發展雙向合作,拓展境外市場。
·    戲劇文學 –透過劇本創作、讀戲劇場、研討會、 戲劇評論及戲劇文學叢書出版等平台,記錄、保存及深化戲劇藝術研究。

Company Background :: The Hong Kong Repertory Theatre is the longest standing and largest professional theatre company in the city, established in 1977 and incorporated in 2001. Financially supported by the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, the Hong Kong Repertory operates under the guidance by its Governing Council, and employs a team of 63 full-time professionals including artistic director, resident directors, actors, stage technicians and managers as well as administrators. :: Since its establishment 36 years ago, it has presented more than 300 productions, many of which became timeless classics of the local theatre. Missions :: To produce and develop a high quality, creative and diverse repertoire, encompassing Chinese, overseas, classic, and contemporary masterpieces, as well as original new works by local artists. :: To develop the audiences’ interests and abilities in theatre appreciation and to enrich the city’s cultural life, through its leadership position as the city’s flagship theatre company. Area of Activities :: A Balanced Repertoire – A selection of local original work, translation and adaptation from classics and contemporary masterpieces from the west and the Mainland. The company collaborates with playwrights, directors, performers, dancers and other talent within and outside of the company, to create new mainstream theatre of artistic excellence. :: Black Box Theatre – Flexible in approach, the Black Box Theatre explores, develops and experiments to create new materials and modes of performances, in order to cultivate new territories of theatre arts. :: Theatre Education – Bringing theatre to life through courses and workshops, the company aims to provide theatre education and skills development for adults and children via the many facets of theatre. It also works to increase the audiences’ awareness towards theatre arts through dedicated performances for students as well as the wider community. :: International Exchange – Through the strengthening of exchanges internationally and with the Mainland, the company tours regularly in order to promote Hong Kong’s local theatre culture, and to develop opportunities for collaborations and performances across the border. :: Theatre Literature – Through a varied platform of script writing, Reader’s Theatre, seminars, reviews and publication of theatre literature, the company aims to encourage, document, preserve and consolidate creative activities in theatre.