The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts
Wanchai, Hong Kong

In a city renowned for its international outlook and connections, the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts plays a unique and influential role in developing future generations of performing artists and practitioners in film & television and the technical arts.

The Academy’s six Schools; Dance, Drama, Film and Television, Music, Theatre & Entertainment Arts, and Chinese Opera, make the Academy a vibrant centre of practice, production, teaching and practice-

as-research. Its outstanding reputation is reinforced by the quality of its performers and its partnerships with other centres of excellence locally, regionally and internationally.

With international residencies, visiting artists and alumni, which include some of the most respected professionals in their disciplines, the Academy is committed to the training of future world-

class performers and practitioners.

The School of Theatre and Entertainment Arts offers a dynamic range of production-related courses in performing and entertainment arts.

From theatre to theme parks and live events, the School’s professionally-orientated programmes are designed to prepare students for exciting careers in entertainment and cultural industries.

  • In addition to its MFA, BFA, Diploma and Certificate Programmes in Set and Costume Design, Costume Technology, Property Making, Scenic Art, Lighting Design and Technology, Sound Design and Technology, Music Production, Stage & Event Management and Technical Direction;
  • the School also offers recognizing today’s and tomorrow’s needs for top production people by local and regional entertainment companies.

    The postholder will be responsible for the academic programme in Property Making, teaching theoretical classes, conducting practical application workshops and tutorials, and supervising students during rehearsal and performing periods.

    In addition to these responsibilities, the postholder will be expected to assist with curriculum planning and course development.

    Required Qualifications :

    a) A relevant MFA degree and / or professional training to an equivalent level.

    b) Significant and proven professional experience in the postholder’s area of theatre specialism, especially in Props workshop management and leadership.

    c) At least six years’ experience of teaching at tertiary level, preferably to Master’s level.

    d) Fluency in spoken and written English. Chinese may be an advantage.


    Appointment will be on a two-year contract, with possibility of renewal, subject to mutual agreement. A gratuity payment equal up to 15% of basic salary earned during the contract period will be payable upon satisfactory completion of contract.

    Fringe benefits include leave, medical, and dental benefits. Although subject to negotiation, the expected commencement date is mid-

    August 2019. Housing subsidy will be provided to the eligible appointee. The current standard rate of income tax in Hong Kong is 15%.

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