《Light of Antarctica》-Worldwide PAY IT FORWARD Campaign Charity Theatre Production

Hosted by REN Coaching Research Institute
Associated Shanghai Bai Chi Advertising Company Limited                      

Produced by ThreeWoods Playwright













“Difficulties are just things to overcome, after all” Shackleton. It is a story about
noble spirit, also a theatre play about passing love and endurance forward.

Antarctica Explorer, Sir Shackleton has touched thousands souls through his expedition with the
Endurance. On the other side of the world, there is some young people whose name is also Shackleton,
was inspired. He planned to use the same route, and apply the same way as Shackleton.
Will he face the same difficulties and risk that Sir Shackleton had?
Will the glory of human nature still? Will the light of Antarctica still?
Someone said, there is Shackleton in every generation, and everyone can be Shackleton.
Will you accept the challenge, become Shackleton and crossed the Antarctica once again?


  Performance Details


17/09/2016 (Sat) 11AM & 4PM

18/09/2016(Sun) 3PM


(Shanghai Star Stage) Shanghai Mass Art Centre


125, Gu Yi Lu, Xuhui Qu, Shanghai, China 




Ticket:  Regular RMB680/ VIP RMB880/ VVIP RMB1,080
Reservation/Enquiry:   http://www.rencoaching.com/

  Production Team

※ The programme lasts for approximately 90 minutes without intermission.※ Performance in Mandarin.

※ All net profit from this production will be donated to Shanghai Heart Chorus Foundation.

Playwright/Director  Cathy SK Lam
Production Manager  Tsz Yee Tsui
Shadow Puppeteer  Jianxin Li  Younong Deng

Hanks Li  Toby Yung   Angel SY Chan Doris Yu 

Ka Lun Chau  John Ip

Movement Coach David Classe
Stage Manager Karen Kwong
Concept Designer On-i Chan
Lighting Designer Ka Yin Fong
Sound Designer Martin Lai
Costume Designer & Styling    
Stya Yuen
Photographer Joey Kwok@JOEY KWOK PHOTOGRAPHY
Tour Manager Katherine Leung
Chief Electrician Kwan Kwan Wong
Assistant Stage Manager Kwan Tsz Ma


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Ren Coaching Research Institute

人本教練研究中心 Ren Coaching Research Institute









林倩嬌@三木劇作 2016年8月26日




我祖籍福建,家中的長輩一生都為福建的家鄉做了很多不同的基建。爺爺說:「我們這群人早年漂流海外,家中各人四散於天下。回鄉做建設讓我們知道我們是有根的;假如有天,我們看到家鄉的月光比別人圓,那就是我最大的成就。」 想著爺爺的話,重覆著沙克爾頓的故事,思想著尊貴精神的教導,唸著寫好的劇本;我想,我是明白的。當然,《極地之光》只是一個入門的開端,當這個關於尊貴精神的智慧大門被大開;我相信中國人能走的路一定比沙克爾頓走的更遠,更廣闊。



Director's Word




Creative Team


Cathy SK Lam (Artistic Director)

Cathy SK Lam (Three Woods) is the Artistic Director and the founder of ThreeWoods Playwright. 

She received MSc in Social Research Method (Philosophy) from the London School of Economics and BA Hons (Magna Cum Laude) in Political Science and Analytical research from the University of California. She studied voice and acting class in Pasadena City College with Anita Adcock and Whitney Rydbeck. During her studies, she joined the backstage of school's show case "King Lear" and " Hotel Paradiso".

After she graduated, she joined Horizon Theatre Studio and received acting training there. She became the company manager of Theatre Horizon and appointed as the Executive Manager in Theatre Horizon Company Limited during 2008-2011. During her time in Theatre Horizon, she has been performed and produced in numbers of production of Theatre Horizon included "The City's Tiger Moth ", "Writing Winds Writing Waves", "Who Beat The Roaches In My House?"(Starring), "Mysterous!The Snow White's Backstage"(Starring), "Rose and Rosa", "Hey God, Did You Drop Something?!"(Starring), "Can't Play Won't Play" By Dario Fo(Translator & Starring)、"Winds Of Change" (The Chorus Leader)、"I AM HAPPY"(One Man Show)、"The Leftover"(Playwright & Executive Director), "French Kiss" (Awarded as one of the most popular production in the 21st Hong Kong Drama Award)、School Touring"Super Politeman: Happy School"(Playwright & Starring), "The Broken Window" , cooperated with The Society of Rehabilitation and Crime Prevention, Hong Kong(Playwright).

Besides Theatre Horizon, she has also worked with other company, such as Syan Production "The Anonymous" (Producer and Actress), and Dramatic Activity "Three Of Us" (Playwright and Director). As a christian, she also created gospel play "Merry Christmas! Or Not?" and "The Reborn?"

In 2011, she has received funding from Hong Kong Arts Development Council under the Emerging Artists Project Grant, she established ThreeWoods Playwright in the same year, created and produced "Revelation Of Love" , "Every Little Thing", "Bon Voyage" , " "Shi Yī" 
and "The Curious Incident of A Little Girl (Hong Kong & Guilin Version)" (Collaboration with Ma Chai Sand Art), "Solitaire"  (Collaboration with TwoMouthRice) , "The Immigration Lottery" (Premiere in Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2014, 2015 Hong Kong Umbrella Festival & 2016 Adelaide Fringe Festival) , "The Height" (Charity Production Commissioned by REN Coaching Research Institute) and "All About Ruby", “Coffee.Sand.Theater” (The 100th Cohort of City and Guilds Barista Course Celebrating Activity).

She is currently acting and public speaking instructor coaching in both elementary schools, secondary schools, college and NGOs. She also engaged in advertising script writing and appearing in government propaganda. Cooperation includes the Hospital Authority, Burger King, the Hong Kong Federation of Youth Groups, Life Leading Association and Chu Hai College.

She also started blogging in 2013, and her article could be found in Magaristo.com, thestandnews.com and memehk.com. 

She is currently working on her first culinary book "Grandma and The Theatrical Home Cook".


人本教練研究中心 Ren Coaching Research Institute




李頊珩 Hanks Li

曾隨香港資深舞台劇演員詹瑞文及甄詠蓓學習形體及編作劇場多年,後畢業於香港演藝學院戲劇學院,獲藝術學士(榮譽)學位,主修演技。校内曾演出多個劇目並獲頒傑出演員獎,亦曾獲成龍獎學金、滙豐上海交流獎學金、演藝友誼社獎學金及參與羅馬利亞錫烏爾國際藝術節街頭節目表演及文化交流。畢業後持續接受不同表演藝術訓練,導師包括David Glass、Philippe Gaulier、Jean-René Toussaint、Natacha Belova、Jan Fabre Teaching Group,陽光劇團Shaghayegh Beheshti及Sébastien Brottet-Michel等學習形體,聲音,表演及人形活偶製作。2015 獲Jan Fabre Teaching Group邀赴比利時參與該團製作隣選。現為自由身舞台工作者,參與導演、演員及戲劇導師之工作,並同時參與配音、影視拍攝及主持工作。


與香港多個藝團合作,除在香港演出外,亦到澳門、深圳、廣州、上海、徐州、愛丁堡及加拿大巡迴演出及作戲劇交流。近期參與的香港及海外演出,包括劇場工作室《我們都在努力生活》、前進進戲劇工作坊《讀劇馬拉松》、三角關係《家寶》及《勁金歌曲3請您記住我SAL3 Together》首演及重演、香港話劇團 音樂劇《太平山之疫》及黑盒劇場《五月的梅子》、進劇場《演員運動-三姊妹》、中英劇團《復仇者傳聞之驚天諜變反撃戰》、香港戲劇創作室《一念間》、演戲家族 音樂劇《遇上1941的女孩》、PIP Theatre《快樂勿語》、焦媛實驗劇團《江青和她的丈夫們》重演(香港及加拿大巡迴) 、音樂劇《六月新娘》及該劇重演(内地及加拿大巡迴) ,天邊外劇場《盧亭》(愛丁堡藝穗節演出)及馬來西亞Kakiseni國際藝術節《Appearance》人形活偶戶外演出。近期導演作品有香港原創《軌道上的微生物》及演員自我騷癢《巴別》。




近年開始學習聲頻療癒(Sound Healing)及人形活偶(Human-sized Puppet)製作的知識,同時修習昆達里尼瑜珈(Kundalini Yoga)。


杜勇 Toby Yung


Majored in Journalism, Yung has also received different theatre training under Tang ShuWing Theatre Studio, Alice Theatre Laboratory, West Kowloon international workshop festival, etc. Is currently a freelance performing artist.

Founder of drama society in Chu Hai College, produced “Truth” in 2014. During the year of his leadership, the team won the first prize and best script of “Anti gabbling drama competition” held by Live theatre and earned opportunity to collaborate with RTHK.

Recent performance included, "Titus 2.0" (Graduation Showcase of Tang Shu Wing Physical Theatre Training Programme, University Touring and Guest Performance in HKADC Award Ceremony); ThreeWoods Playright “寂。Solitaire” and “Shi Yī”; OST Theatre “Secret Angel”; Live Theatre “If we didn’t start like this”.

Also a freelance event singer, who is very actively singing in different occasion like wedding and party. 

Angel SY Chan (Company Manager)

Graduated from the School of Drama of the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts (HKAPA) with Bachelor of Fine Arts in Drama (Honours), majoring in Acting; “Drama-In-Education techniques for Drama tutors” by the School and Chung Ying Theatre Company; “Certificate in East/West Theatre Studies” by the University of Hong Kong SPACE. During her study, she received Jackie Chan Charitable Foundation Scholarship, Ben & Benson Company Ltd Scholarships and The Hongkong Bank Foundation Hong Kong – Mainland Exchange Scholarships, and visited Sichuan and Tokyo.

After graduated from HKAPA, Angel has continued acting and physical training in PIP School, Philippe Gaulier Master class and Horizon Theatre Studio Ltd after graduated. Whereas, she joined Theatre Horizon in 2007, and as Education & Outreaching Manager in 2010-12, which produced and performed various school touring productions: ”Searching for the Happiness Ville” (Drug Abuse), “Super Politeman: Happy School” (School category), “Super Politeman: Happy to Begin” (Social & Library categories), “The Broken Window” (Collaboration with The Society of Rehabilitation and Crime Prevention, Hong Kong).

Recent theatre performances: The 10th Chinese Drama Festival ─ Piece by Piece “Will you please be quiet, please?”; ThreeWoods Playwright “All about Ruby”, “The Immigration Lottery” (Participated in Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2014, Umbrella Festival 2015 & Adelaide Fringe Festival 2016), “The Height” (Charity Production Commissioned by REN Coaching Research Institute), “Shi Yī “, “Bon Voyage”, “Every Little Thing”, “Revelation of Love”, “The Reborn?” (Gospel play), “The Curious Incident of a Little Girl”(Hong Kong & Guilin Version) (Collaboration with Ma Chai Sand Art), and as Producer in《寂。Solitaire》 (Collaboration with TwoMouthRice). Hong Kong Repertory Theatre “Boundless Movement” (First & Re-run & Guangzhou), “Caligula” and the Pre-show; Ming Ri Institute for Arts Education “Five Children and It”, “What time is it, Uncle Fox?”, “Princess Ice-Lolly”, “The Frog Groom”,  “The Boy becomes Rabbit Mama”, “The Goose of Pipi”, “Muddlehead Tiger” (Collaboration with Sun Sun Arts Troupe) and participated the 3rd National Puppet & Shadow Competition of Golden Lion Prize (Mandarin version); Theatre Horizon “The Leftout”, “Winds of Change”, “Can’t Pay? Won’t Pay!”, “Defiance” (First & Re-run); Spring-Time Experimental Theatre “Hello Hong Kong” (Musical), “The House of 72 Tenants” (First & Re-run); Prospects Theatre: Playwright Scheme X “Preservation/ Are you a doctor?”, Playwright Scheme VI “Solitary map”; Methodist Evangelistic Ministry “Looking for Ideal once again” and “Selling LOVE”; Make Friends with Puppet “The Little Snowman & Sunflower”, etc. For school touring: Sun Sun Arts Troupe “Chinese shadow Phantom” (Shadow Puppet); Theatre Ensemble “Save the Dolphins”; Exploration Theatre “Sit out ideas”. Besides, she also appeared in commercials and government propaganda: Narcotics Division, Hospital Authority, promotion of West Kowloon Cultural District, Burger King, etc.

Angel is also an experienced acting coaching, cooperation included “Drama in Pre-primary Education: Funful Learning Project” and the research project “A School, Theatre and University Partnership in Integrating Drama into Preschool Curriculum”, which launch by Hong Kong Repertory Theatre, so as to assist the development of drama curriculum in early childhood at schools. Moreover, she has co-operated with St. James’ Settlement Continued Education Centre and write the drama programme “Be the Master of your Emotion ─ Pre-school Drama (Emotional) Education Programme” and coaching in both pre-school and teachers’ drama workshops.

In 2011, Angel joined ThreeWoods Playwright and working as the Company Manager. In 2012, she has received funding from the Hong Kong Arts Development Council under the Emerging Artists Project Grant, she established Syan Production, created and produced “The Anonymous”. [Director, Playwright and Actress]

She is currently working as an Actress, Theatre Arts and Education Coach, and Adjudicator of the Hong Kong School Drama Festival.

 Doris Yu


Doris obtained a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Degree, majoring in Acting, from the Drama School of the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts. She also studied an MA in Drama-in-Education from the University of Central England (Birmingham). She has been awarded four times the Jackie Chan Charitable Foundation Scholarship, the Lai Cho-tin Memorial Scholarship and the HSBC Scholarship. She has also joined cultural exchanges in Edinburgh, London and Taipei. She represented the academy at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2004 in The Short Story of Ah Q.


Her recent acting performances include Musical The Blue Bird of Happiness, Community Cultural Ambassador Scheme with Theatre Noir, Falling in Love with Her, Cousin Wai and Seven Dwarfs, Footloose, Brother Ten, Road show Musical The Story of the Fishermen, Act My Life, Musicals Tin Hau, Cinderella, An Invitation of Love and Grease; Stage Shows include The Height, Morgans Journey, Shi Yi, The Ant Festival @ JCCAC, Wonder of Word, Inherit the Wind (1st and Re-run),and Burning in the Darkness, The Real Suzie and the Vagina Monologues (V-Day 2007 & 2008 were performed in English).


She has directed school productions for anniversaries and educational purpose. Her recent works include Shakespeare Escapades, Hairspray, Mulan, Lion King, Beauty and the Beast, The Missing Piece, Wizard of Oz, The Blaze, Fame, Grease, Cinderella, Dancing 8, So I Think I Can Dance,… etc.


She worked as a full-time multi-language actress at the Hong Kong Disneyland, performing in the Festival of the Lion King among other duties. She has been invited as an adjudicator for Hong Kong School Drama Festival (English Section) and other local drama competitions for years. She has also worked as a performer, Choreographer and Director and tutor for companies including LCSD, Theatre Noir, AFTEC, SDM Jazz and Ballet Academie, Ocean Park, Exploration Theatre, Drama Gallery, Alice Laboratory, Theatre Space, Jumbo Kids Theatre, Shakespeare4All, Ming Ri Education Centre, Eduarts Ltd, Empty Theatre, Talent Education, Strategic Entertainment, etc.


She has experience as a teaching artist in over 100 local primary and secondary schools, an actress in stage shows, touring performances, TV and film, an MC for various events and as a voice over artist. 

巢嘉倫 Ka Lun Chau


2014年畢業於香港演藝學院戲劇學院,獲頒藝術學士(榮譽)學位,主修表演。校內演出包括《馴悍記》、《馴悍記》(跨學院製作)、《天邊外》、《造謠學堂》、《彷彿在沙丘上跳舞》、《The-N》創意週、《羊泉鄉》、《終成眷屬》、《戀戀仲夏》,分別憑《馴悍記》及《彷彿在沙丘上跳舞》兩度獲頒傑出演員獎;並獲得「Chair of School of Drama獎學金」、「鍾景輝萬寶龍藝術大獎獎學金」、「匯豐銀行慈善基金—香港與內地學生交流獎學金」。






過往演出包括劇場脈搏《牛》、香港話劇團《太平山之疫》、天邊外劇場《Seek and Hide》、中英劇團《少林》、《孤星淚》、香港原創《Ass Juice Maker》。









葉萬莊 John Ip

In 2001 graduated from Lingnan University Department of Business Administration, majoring in Marketing. In 2007 graduated from The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts (Drama School), majoring in Directing.


In recent years, involved in the productions: Theatre Dojo "Don't Forget to Remember", "Meow the Musical", "A Time for Farewells (4th Run)" (Executive Director); iStage "A Night in the Triad Family" (Assistant Director); The Nonsensemakers "The Third Lie", "The Only One" (Executive Director), China Shanghai International Arts Festival, Huayi - Chinese Festival of Arts (Singapore) and DPAC Arts Festival (Malaysia) "Travel with Mom", "The Proof" and "The Notebook" (Actor); Alice Theatre Laboratory "Ten Utterances from Dreams" (Co-Director), "One Hundred Years of Solitude" 1st Run in Hong Kong, 2nd Run in Beijing Fringe Festival (Actor).


李建新 Jianxin Li







鄧幼農 Younong Deng



 Cathy SK Lam


  Hanks Li  


  Toby Yung  


  Angel SY Chan  


  Doris Yu  


  Ka Lun Chau  


  Ip Man Chong  

  Jianxin Li  

  Younong Deng  


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About us

We believe that theater and society are closely related. We hunger and seek for the new thinking through different approach of text, we question and explore the present world through the play, we hope and search the way to a be a better man through the reflection between theater and the audience.



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