Ivy Tsui Yik-chit
Ivy Tsui Yik-chit is a dancer and choreographer, living and working in Hong Kong. Tsui graduated from The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts in 2009 with a first class honors degree, majoring in ballet and modern dance. She received several awards during her studies, including the Disney Scholarship, a scholarship from the Society of the Academy for Performing Arts and another one from the Jackie Chan Charitable Foundation.
Tsui has been working as an independent dance artist after graduation. Her works, Dandelion in 2013 and Breathe in 2014, were invited to the Beijing Dance Festival and Guangdong Dance Festival. Her commissioned performance and choreographic works from Hong Kong Arts Festival and Hong King Leisure and Cultural Services Department include, Dehydrated Flower, Frangipani, Morning glory, Absent Presentee and Circus in the Dark (2015 Community Cultural Ambassador Scheme).
Tsui received a nomination for Outstanding Actress at the 7th Hong Kong Theatre Libre for her performance in Absent Presentee and she is the winner of the young artist (dance) for Hong Kong Arts Development Council in 2015.
Morning Glory performed by Ivy Tsui Yik-chit and Lego Shum at The Hong Kong Jockey Club Contemporary Dance Series of the 2016 Hong Kong Arts Festival. Photo: Keith Hiro / Hong Kong Arts Festival.