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Teen Talk 5: Local Artists Need Support6-5-14

Hong Kong is often called an international city, and rightly so. It draws in people from all countries and walks of life, foreign troupes coming in for a week long run, all kinds which ultimately can only enrich the arts scene here. But mostly British expats.

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Teen Talk 4: Interview with a Teen Actor30-4-14

For this week’s blog post, I interview Shimali De Silva, an insanely talented actor, singer and performer who’s already had experience working in major productions at the age of 15. What are her experiences working so young in the industry, and how are her future prospects?

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Teen Talk 3: My Last Drama Class23-4-14

I’ve just attended my last official IGSCE drama class. A two year course is behind me and all there’s left is the official examination. I’m more than a bit apprehensive, but I’ve been preparing for this moment for such a long time it seems surreal that this long awaited date has finally come.

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Teen Talk 2: Audience Behavior3-4-14

On attending theater performances: teenagers in Hong Kong are infamous audience members. I am not unaware of this. There are many reasons why you see a lack of anyone under the age of 20 at the theatre and financial destitution is not the only one.

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Teen Talk22-3-14

I’ve always found it funny when I tell people about my interest in the arts. They look at me in a way which clearly suggests they consider me something similar to a two legged donkey riding a tricycle. Their response is usually ‘Oh good. What other tricks can you do?’ or “Oh good God. What happened to you?”

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