David Mead is editor of SeeingDance.com, covering dance in the UK, Europe and East Asia. He also writes regularly for Dancing Times in the UK and other international publications, and has contributed to several books, most recently Ballet: The Definitive Illustrated History, published by Dorling Kindersley in 2018. David is also a choreographer, working largely with full-time vocational students in Taiwan.
Launched in 1973, the Hong Kong ArtsFestival is a major annual festival in the region and the territory's premier cultural event. Featuring local and international artists in an eclectic array of music, theatre, dance, and popular entertainment, the Festival takes place in over a dozen venues in February and March. In addition to commissions, the Festival publishes and produces original work, mainly in theatre and multi-media, available for subsequent touring.