KHEK Ah Hock Aaron, Choreographer

Chorus practice with dance movements

 

Khek Ah Hock Aaron graduated with a Bachelor in Fine Arts from the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts. Back in Singapore, he presented three seasons with The Arts Fission Company. After a successful spell with Singapore Dance Theatre, in 2002, he and partner Wong Thien Pau Ix, founded Ah Hock and Peng Yu (AHPY). AHPY have professionally created major commissions by the Esplanade, Singapore Arts Festival and other international arts festivals.

Ah Hock’s work has included teaching dance to full time students, choreography, and creating two original musicals. He was Vice-president of the World Dance Alliance 2002-2007 (Singapore). Since 2008, he has served as creative director of a series of national festival events. More recently, he was Artistic Director with the Tang Quartet for Celestial Remnants a work commissioned by the Singapore International Festival of Arts (2015) and in the same year, NAFA invited him to remount In Place for the Dans Festival at the Esplanade. In 2016, his The Smiling Tiger won the one-minute dance film competition with the HK Jumping Frame festival.

“I am excited and looking forward to working with the entire team!”

 

 

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