We dance, to contemplate our human condition.

Wayson Poon

A locally-based Hong Kong contemporary dance artist, Wayson Poon creates, performs and researches around the world. He integrates Asian philosophies and the essence of “qi” in Taoism into his unique concept of contemporary dance. Poon was awarded the Hong Kong Arts Development Award for Young Artist (Dance) in 2016. He was a recipient of the Asian Cultural Council Fellowship in 2019 to further develop his movement research. He received the Dr Tom Brown Memorial Scholarship and the Hong Kong Jockey Club Music and Dance Fund Scholarship in 2022 for pursuing his Master’s degree at The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts. In recent years, he has become an instructor for Jockey Club Dance Well project, healer of Himalayan singing bowl®️ sound healing and Usui Reiki Ryoho®️ energy.

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