Stephen Kwok Sai-ngai


Born in 1928, Stephen Kwok was one of the first Chinese males to receive ballet training in Hong Kong, and he is currently a member of the Board of Directors of the Hong Kong Dance Federation. Kwok opened his ballet school in the 1960s, which changed the situation of ballet being mainly taught by the foreign teachers after its introduction into Hong Kong.


Date of interview: 29 April 2016
Location: Vivian Kwok School of Ballet (Taikoo Shing Centre)
Recorded and noted by: Joanna Lee Hoi-yin
Translated by Nicolette Wong

Distinguishing between the Missions of “Dance Practitioner” and “Dance Artist”
Stephen Kwok Sai-ngai

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