Pawn

Pawn

「『棋子』裡的舞者使出渾身解數,步伐徐疾有致,節奏快準。」——文潔華/文匯報


Choreographer’s Note
Diminishing are the chess pieces as the game deepens, dwindling are our remaining days as time flies by. A wrong move at the onset begets grief and a host of ills, and can only be set right with tremendous effort at a later time. The fewer pieces we have, the more cautious we need to be in making each move. It feels great to come out triumphant; but even if you are on the losing side, you have to stick it out and stay in the game.
Who says our lives amount to more than that of a chess piece? The courses we take differ, but this in itself is a painful facet of life. If only we could fully steer the course of our lives, not fall prey to circumstance. There is no turning back in the game of “life”; though unlike typical chess games, onlookers are rarely muted. Think twice before moving another pawn.
In retrospect, life has always been a game of chess, bound by sweeping changes and infinite possibilities. Do you care enough to know – or know enough to care – when you are a pawn, and when a player?

Choreographer / Performer
Rock Fang
Music from Hong Kong composer
GayBird Leung Green
Dancers
Hongboy Chan, Lil Shing Chan
Ho Ka-yan, Jeremy Kwong
Peace Lee, Alison Wong
Lighting Designer
Gary Ng
Sound Designer
Ha Yan-pui
Production Manager
Roy Leung
Stage Manager
Kathryn Lai
Deputy Stage Manager
Bethia Chan
Wardrobe Assistant
Christine Chan
Assistant Producer
Alice Wong

Other music chosen from
Of Porcelain: Signal the captain
Distance: Free Me
edIT: Screening Phone CallsI, If You Crump Stand Up
Meredith Monk: Plague
Robert Een, Meredith Monk: Facing North - Chinook Whispers
Ooah: Lelly, Hacksaw
Chrispy: Inspector Gadget (Extended Dubstep Remix)