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Alumnus Professor Fredric Mao Delivers a Sharing with Students on Chinese Opera and Modern Drama with Support from HKBU Alumni Association of the Greater Bay Area

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Alumnus Professor Fredric Mao (English Language and Literature), Director Laureate of Hong Kong Repertory Theatre, returned to alma mater and gave a sharing with students on the topic “Made in Hong Kong: Chinese Opera and Modern Drama” on 14 March. During the sharing, alumnus Prof Mao shared his insights on the challenges and opportunities of modernisation of Chinese Opera and modern drama, while students also grasped the opportunity to interact with Prof Mao.

Dr Melanie Lee, Director of Alumni Affairs, and her team attended the sharing event to show support for alumnus Prof Mao whom the Alumni Affairs Office has established a long-standing relationship with.

Led by Founding President alumnus Dr Vincent Ho (Communication), several representatives of the HKBU Alumni Association of the Greater Bay Area (GBAAA) provided support for the event organisation, attended the sharing and engaged in a chit-chat with Prof Mao on stage. The Association also arranged live broadcast to let alumni in the GBA view Prof Mao’s sharing in real time.

Moreover, alumnus Prof Mao was recently appointed by the HKSAR Government as member of the Culture Commission, with effect from 1 March 2023 for a term of two years. Congratulations to Prof Mao!

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