Hugh Cho

Hugh Cho

Artistic director, TS Crew Dance Company.

Hugh Cho graduated from the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts, majoring in Contemporary Dance. He is the co-founder of TS Studio, and also the artistic director of TS Crew Dance Company. With his unique training background in street dance, capoeira and Cantonese opera martial arts, he creates his own style of choreography.
From 2008 to 2010, Cho performed for New Zealand dance company Raewyn and Dancers. Upon his return to Hong Kong in 2010, he joined Unlock Dancing Plaza as artist in residence, where he remained until 2014.
His first full-length work, Made in Hong Kong toured to numerous Asian cities in 2014; he was also part of the Hong Kong Arts Development Council tour to perform at the Internationale Tanzmesse in Germany in 2016.
Cho choreographed and performed in the short film Oh! Million Fist! The short film was later screened in France, New York, Chile, China, Slovakia, and was given a Special Mention Award at Indonesia’s International Performing Arts & Movie Awards in 2018.
His solo work Along, premiered at Hong Kong Arts Festival, was inspired by Bruce Lee’s martial art philosophy. Cho later developed the piece into an ensemble dance at Hong Kong Dance Exchange 2018, which he was invited to perform in Singapore, Japan, Korea, Taiwan, Beijing, London, Poland, Edinburgh and elsewhere.
He was given the Emerging Choreographer Award at the Hong Kong Dance Awards in 2018 and Hong Kong Arts Development Council’s Award for Young Artist (Dance) in 2020.