Clement Lee

Graduated from Royal Holloway, University of London in MA Theatre (Applied Theatre), and earned his BA English degree at University of Central Oklahoma, Clement is a playwright, screenwriter, theatre director, acting workshop convener, and performer.

Clement has a vast experience in teaching speech and drama in various primary and secondary schools, as well as tutoring students for London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art (LAMDA) Introductory and Acting examinations, and Trinity Guildhall examinations on Communication Skills, with voice training methods infused with the Laban Technique and Viewpoints.

Clement has a passion in musicals. He was one of the lead acting tutors and directors of Theatre Noir Youth Musical Theatre Programme (2013–2014), which showcased ensemble excerpts of Broadway musicals by Rodgers and Hammerstein, and Stephen Sondheim, performed by students.

Clement also acted in various school tour shows, and performed as Max Linder in Le French May/Theatre Noir’s Cabaret des Années Folles, directed by Chris Mouron, in 2013. Lee was also involved in the Hong Kong People’s Fringe Festival production of TRANS 3.1, a devise verbatim theatre piece directed by Felix Ho Ching Ching.

Clement is a researcher in heritage and immersive theatre through practice. In 2012, he co-wrote and co-directed A Walk in the Park with Charles Dickens, an immersive heritage theatre piece, to explore Dickens and his connection to the town Slough in England, and was performed at Herschel Park, Slough. In 2015, Clement wrote and directed Men at Sea, another immersive heritage theatre piece about the Hong Kong Plague in 1894. The play was produced by Hong Kong Repertory Theatre Outreach and Education Department, and was performed at the Hong Kong Museum of History.

Clement loves to teach youngsters about the art of theatre. He is now working for a Hong Kong learning theatre group called The Absolutely Fabulous Theatre Connection (AFTEC) as a freelancer, running pre-show and post-show workshops in schools in Hong Kong as a learning process for the shows the students are going to see, or have seen for better understanding.

Clement also adores the devise process in theatre, and always find the opportunity to run acting workshops for acting acquaintances, as well as to exchange thoughts on the art form in general, acting and directing methods. He also set up a YouTube channel called Nuts Create with his friends to try and publish their work-in-progress.

Now, Clement is fully concentrating on reviewing theatre in Hong Kong. He believes that this is also another way to educate the people in the city on how to see and read a show, and in what standard should a show be evaluated. He hopes that his writing can gradually make a small impact, even if they only influence just one person.

Read Clement’s works here

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