Artist Victor Fung

Victor Fung is an award-winning dance artist based in London and Hong Kong. He is the Founder and Artistic Director of Victor Fung Dance. He is a choreographer, performer, researcher, educator, and mentor in dance and the wider cultural sector. Victor was recently Associate Artist at Swindon Dance and recipient of the DanceXchange Choreography Award. He received the Award for Young Artist at the Hong Kong Arts Development Awards 2013 for his international achievements in dance.

Victor’s choreographic works have been presented internationally across four continents; his work From the Top has been presented in Hong Kong, South Korea, New Zealand, Germany, the UK and the United States. He was selected as one of the six choreographers for SPAZIO, a European network for dance creation which consisted of residencies in the Netherlands, Italy, Poland and Croatia. His full-evening performance Not Enough (Beyond Reason) was shortlisted as one of the three Outstanding Independent Dance for the Hong Kong Dance Award. Victor has been funded and commissioned internationally by organisations such as Arts Council England, Chisenhale Dance Space, Hong Kong Arts Festival, City Contemporary Dance Company (HK), Hong Kong Arts Development Council, Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts and Junior Dance Company (IT) amongst others. In 2017, he was supported by the British Council as part of the UK BAME artist delegation at IETM Brussels.

Aside from choreographing, Victor is highly involved in the dance and cultural sector through his various roles. He is currently a Trustee on the Board of Swindon Dance and an Established Leader in Creative Leadership of School for Social Entrepreneurs. He was awarded a doctorate for his research in creativity and dance training in collaboration with Middlesex University and Dance4. He was a Clore Fellow 2016/17 under the mentorship of Wayne McGregor and a Shadow Trustee of Hofesh Shechter Company.