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Faculty

Mr CHEUNG, Leo

Associate Professor

Mr CHEUNG, Leo
Theatre and Entertainment Arts

Biography

Leo Cheung is a lighting designer in theatre, opera, dance, musical and Chinese opera as well as a set designer in dance. He is one of the most distinguished artists and a true master of lighting in the history of Hong Kong theatre.

He has won a lot of prestigious awards including the “Outstanding Achievement of the Decade” in 1994, as well as “Best Lighting Design” (in 1995, 1996, 1998, 2001, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2014, 2017) by the HK Federation of Drama Societies. He is also 4-time winner of the HK Dance Alliance’s “Annual Dance Award” for his set & lighting design (1999, 2007, 2010, 2013).

In 2014, he received the “Certificate of Commendation” from HK Home Affairs Bureau for making outstanding contributions to the development of arts and culture.

Leo has a Master Degree in Lighting (Queensland University of Technology).

He thrives to merge and explore potentials of lights, shadows, spaces and all visual media elements in live performance. His endeavour is to connect different art forms with live performance to feedback social and cultural issues.  

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