From her early life in Shanghai and North Korea in the 1950s, through her years in Hong Kong in the 1960s, to her time in Canada where she emigrated to in the 1970s and still resides today, Lorita Leung has embraced a lifelong career in dance. She received ballet training at a young age and later performed Chinese dance in the army song and dance troupe, and brought her knowledge and skills to Hong Kong’s film and TV industries when she moved to the city.
Date of interview: 19 October 2016
Location: Lorita Leung Dance Academy in Vancouver
Recorded and noted by: Lam Heyee
Translated by: Nicolette Wong