Director/Choreographer: Corey Baker
Producers: Corey Baker and Anne Beresford
Main Dancers: Chen Zhiyao, Amber Lewis, Li Jiabo, Ma Renjie, Forrest Rain Oliveros, Hong Kong Ballet
Music: FKJ, Lying Together
Director of Photography: Derrick Fong
Editors: Sam Sneade and Travis Moore
Supported by: Hong Kong Ballet, Arts Council England, Birmingham Hippodrome, Southside BID, West Midlands Growth Company Ltd, The Space, Tai Kwun, Hong Kong Tourism Board
With thanks to: The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts, Rosewood Hong Kong, Hysan Development Company Limited, West Kowloon Cultural District, Julie’s Bicycle, Holiday Inn Birmingham City Centre, Exile, Company 3
Production: Corey Baker Dance Ltd.
Lying Together was filmed in rural and urban settings across Hong Kong, including breathtaking aerial footage of the dancers performing on the tops of the city’s highest skyscrapers. Chen Zhiyao, Amber Lewis, Li Jiabo, Ma Renjie, Forrest Rain Oliveros, along with other members of Hong Kong Ballet, perform Baker’s iconic quirky choreography with zesty musical accompaniment from acclaimed multi-instrumentalist FKJ.
Lying Together was created in partnership with Hong Kong Ballet as part of their Ballet in the City – HKB Goes Viral campaign. The film was supported by Arts Council England, Birmingham Hippodrome, West Midlands Growth Company, Southside BID, Tai Kwun, The Space and Hong Kong Tourism Board.
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