Project Details

The Nature of Creativity in Cantonese Opera: Perceptions of Artists, Connoisseurs and Beginners and their interaction

Granted by the General Research Fund in 2014-15, this research project will address three critical issues that impact on the future development of Cantonese opera in Hong Kong: (1) the nature of creativity demonstrated by eminent artists in the 20th century; (2) the extent to which the conceptions of creativity in Cantonese opera have changed from the perspectives of practicing artists and learners; (3) how artistic creativity can be re-valued by the profession and audience.

Commencement Date : 2015/1
Completion Date : 2017/6
Chief Investigator(s) : Prof LEUNG, Bo Wah 梁寶華 [CCA]
Co-Investigator(s) : YU, Siu Wah *
Keyword(s) : Cantonese opera   audience building   perception   creativity  

*Investigator from an outside institution/organization

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