Ballet Happy Hour: The Roaring 20s


                         Dancers (from left): Jonathan Spigner, Chen Zhiyao, Li Lin
                         Creative: Design Army | Photography: Dean Alexander

Evening Open Rehearsal
Registration 6:45pm
Preview 7:00pm
Happy Hour 8:00pm
Close 8:30pm

Enjoy a 15% discount on additional food & beverage consumption at AMMO
Recommended Dress Code: The Roaring 20s

“In his blue gardens men and girls came and went like moths among the whisperings and the champagne and the stars.” Stepping into 2019, Hong Kong Ballet presents The Great Gatsby (Asian Première), a glamorous world of New York high society in the Roaring Twenties. The third installment of our Ballet Happy Hour at Asia Society on 25th January invites you to dress up in the era; and just like the extravagant parties in the book, watch some decadent dance excerpts being rehearsed and enjoy a fabulous drink after!


Septime Webre is an internationally recognized ballet director, choreographer, educator and advocate. He assumed artistic directorship of Hong Kong Ballet from July 2017, prior to that, he led The Washington Ballet for 17 years and the American Repertory Ballet from 1993-1999. In addition, Webre is the Artistic Director of Halcyon, an annual international Festival for Creativity in Washington DC. As a choreographer, Webre has worked various renowned ballet companies, and he has worked frequently in theatre and opera. As a dancer, He danced solo and principal roles from the classical repertoire and contemporary works. He has served on the juries of international ballet competitions. He has served on the board of Dance/USA.

The Great Gatsby (Asian Première) will open on 15 February at Lyric Theatre, The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts. For more information, please visit

Co-presented with

hk ballet

Event Details

Fri 25 Jan 2019
6:45 - 8:30 p.m.

Asia Society Hong Kong Center, 9 Justice Drive, Admiralty, Hong Kong

Buy Tickets
Asia Society Members/ Friends of Hong Kong Ballet / Ballet Family Club / Partner Organisations $150; Non-members $220 each
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