Artist, Dance, Hong Kong

HO Ching Yu, Frankie

  • August 29, 2016

Upon graduation from the Musical Theatre Dance Program of the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts (HKAPA), Frankie Ho continued her dance studies in the U.S. at the Purchase campus of the State University of New York and the New York Broadway Dance Centre in New York City. Her studies in the U.S. were funded by the Music and Dance Fund Scholarship of the Hong Kong Jockey Club. Under the joint sponsorship of the Jiri Kylian Foundation and the Hong Kong Arts Festival, Frankie attended a cultural exchange program at the Nederlands Dans Theater in Den Haag, Holland.

With financial support from the Hong Kong Arts Development Council Dance Fund, Frankie choreographed and danced, with Japanese dance artist Taiju Mastumoto, a dance theatre trilogy – “Sky Diver and Coffee Girl” (2002), “Lost and Found in Babel” (2004) and “Blink” (2005).  Her other pieces include  “Invisible Trace” (Taipei/Hong Kong 2012), “I Don’t Want to Dance Alone” (2011), “One-way to Love” (2010), “Luv 70%” (2008), “Show Hand Show Leg” (2005),  and “Are You Sure” (2007), and dance video “Body Watch”(2015) commissioned by HKCCDC Jumping Frames.

Frankie had also been a part-time dance instructor for her alma mater HKAPA (1998-2014) and she co-founded HOOK Dance Theatre, Hong Kong.