Alice Ma graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts(Honours) from the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts (HKAPA), majoring in contemporary dance and choreography. She was awarded several scholarships during her studies. In 2007, she was selected to work in Forsythe’s Project, which was conducted by the world-renowned William Forsythe Dance Company. In 2012, she received a scholarship from the American Dance Festival for artistic exchange in Henan, and premiered her work Base-Line II.
Organisations and artists she has collaborated with include the Hong Kong Arts Festival, Hong Kong Dance Company, ReNew Vision, West Kowloon Cultural District, Hong Kong Repertory Theatre, Hong Kong Dance Alliance, Musica Viva and Music Lab. She has also performed at arts festivals in the United States, the Netherlands, Italy, Taiwan and South Korea.
Her recent choreography credits include Wu, Over-master, Soulless, WuDaoQingNian 2015 and Upstairs Downstairs, Town Musicians and more. In 2019, Wu was selected as part of the Seoul NDA International Festival’s programme. In 2020, Over-master was invited to tour in Japan, Singapore, South Korea and Macau.
She has been a part-time instructor at City Contemporary Dance Company Dance Centre since 2009 and at the HKAPA School of Dance since 2016.
In 2020, she received the Tom Brown Emerging Choreographer Award at the 22nd Hong Kong Dance Awards, where her work Over-master was nominated for Outstanding Choreography.