Theatre Ash (Hong Kong) is a dynamic company committed to breaking the mould by creating, producing and touring vibrant international theater for 21st century. The company use training, learning and collaboration to create powerful, physical and visual theatre rooted in living heritage, community, social and educational engagement and seen through the prism of popular books, films and history.
Drawing upon the Asian traditions of Chinese traditional opera, Javanese dance, Butoh and Asian puppetry and the European traditions of Meyerhold, Grotowski and LeCoq, the company will make searingly riveting, relevant and exciting popular theater.
Over the next three years in collaboration with David Glass Ensemble, the company will develop, produce and tour three major productions internationally but by working within a local SE Asian context. The first co-production will be City of Darkness a powerful tragi-comedy and visual spectacle based on Kowloon Walled City.