Support FOLD at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2015! (Dance Kho)
Hi! My name is Kirsten Ho and I am the Artistic Director of DANCE Kho.
DANCE Kho presents high-energy Contemporary dance works inspired by social and cultural values found in Hong Kong.
This Summer we will bring a new work titled FOLD to the Edinburgh Fringe Festival– a powerful production uniting paper and dance on stage.
STICKYLINE are a Hong Kong based duo who are the set designers for “FOLD”. Together we have previously worked on a paper x dance production called “Perspective”. We were fortunate to receive positive feedback from that collaboration and I am eager to develop the idea further and present it on an international stage. “FOLD” is an innovative production with similar staging as “Perspective” but with new ideas and set pieces. Our set for “FOLD” is dramatic and vibrant, playful and majestic and I can’t wait to see the whole piece come together- and perhaps one day presenting it back home in Hong Kong!
Why is this important and how will your money be used?
DANCE Kho has never received private or public funding. For 3 years I have self-funded the company by performing, teaching, and choreographing. To represent Hong Kong at the Edinburgh Fringe is an honour and a privilege and I need your help to move forward. Your contribution no matter how small will go towards….
- The Set and Props
- Posters and Flyers
- Venue/ Festival administration and bookings
Additional costs I am prepared to pay for….
- Travel and Accomodation
- Music copyright
- Tickets and Programmes
- Studio Rental
I need your support!
Words cannot express how grateful I am to share my work with you and for the love and support our audiences have shown. We will continue to work hard, give back as much as we can and push the boundaries of our creative society.
Please note: RocketHub is not an investment or charity, it is an exchange. The funds from supporters for Goods from me. It’s a “keep what I raise” funding mechanism: if I don’t reach my financial goal I get to keep what I raise.
Introduce us to fellow dance enthusiasts who might be interested in this project or working with DANCE Kho in the future.
With love and gratitude,
Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Member since: May 3, 2015
KIRSTEN HO was raised in Hong Kong to Scottish-Chinese parents. She began her training at an early age with Mary Griffiths and then continued on under the Junior Program at the HKAPA. During this time she was also fortunate enough to perform with HKYAF for a variety of musical productions and dance performances including The Edinburgh Fringe. After receiving her B.A. in Theatre Dance (Contemporary Dance major) from London Studio Centre, University of The Arts London, she performed in the national tour of “Bollywood Steps”. In 2006, she furthered her education at The Ailey School in New York where she studied for a year. In New York, she worked with several choreographers and companies including Move The House (site-specific), Muna Tseng Dance Projects (Jacob’s Pillow) and HT Chen and Dancers (Joyce Theatre among others). Her choreography has also been performed across New York in “Fertile Ground” at Green Space (’08), “The Avant-Garde Festival” at The Judson Church (’09) and “Traditions in Transition” at LABA Theater. (’10). In 2011, Kirsten moved back to Hong Kong and founded DANCE Kho in 2012.