Mainly involved with our educational department and programmes, our local team consists of diverse professionals. Each carrying a vision to encourage and inspire students across Asia to pursue their passion for the performing arts, we are very fortunate to be working with these talents to deliver school projects and educational programmes.
Programme Director: Susanna Au-Yeung
Graduated from the University of Guelph in Canada with major in Child Education, Susanna started to work in the education field related to child assessment and child development. She expanded her career by running a consulting business for over 20 years in providing overseas education advices and mindset enrichment training. Her enthusiasm in education development has driven her to explore fun challenges for the children.
Susanna is involved in supporting several charities through voluntary work. Susanna came to know Jonathan and Claire, founders of Beauville Arts, in one of the charity occasions in China. She was impressed to see the positive impact on the hundreds of students after going through the 6-days training musical theatre camp.
Empowered by the same vision, Susanna became the Programme Director of the Hong Kong representative office of Beauville Arts in 2012.
Project Director: Dicky Path Tong
Dicky is a “People” person believing in the focus of “People and Life” as much as “Profit and Loss” in business.
Dicky has over 30 years of Sales and Business Management experience stretched across a spectrum of industries including hotel, properties development, consumer goods retailing, distribution and manufacturing. He has held executive positions in publicly listed companies and has worked extensively overseas in cities including New York, Brisbane, Singapore and Shanghai.
Dicky is the founder of PathFinders Alliances Limited which specialises in corporate training in Public Presentation, Leadership, Sales Improvement as well as Personal Empowerment. He also coaches executives and business owners at individual level in attaining optimum self-resourcefulness.
On the fun side, he has set up the Hong Kong branch of the French Stage Performing Academy Beauville Arts and has been running a #6Days2Stage Musical Theatre Summer Camp since 2013. The Camp is designed to empower young adult confidence of self-expression and creativity.
Dicky holds a Master Degree in Business Administration (International Management) from RMIT, Australia and a B.Eng. in Civil and Structural Engineering from Sheffield University, England.
Dicky uses his broad international experience in sales management and general business development to help clients defining the best approaches in business, strategic planning as well as finding their paths of least resistance in their career and life journey at a more personal level.
Voice Teacher: Joyce Wah-Sheung Wong
Joyce made her operatic debut as Barbarina in Opera Hong Kong’s production of Le Nozze di Figaro. Opera credits: Harry, Albert Herring (Intermezzo); Sophie, Wether (Le French May); Voice from Heaven, Don Carlo (Opera Hong Kong); Suor Genevieffa, Suor Angelica (Miami Lyric Opera); Pamina, Die Zaubeflöte (Seoul), Papagena, Die Zaubeflöte (Opera Hong Kong). Musical theater credits: Yvette, Gigi u/s (Media Theater); Belle, Beauty and The Beast (Hong Kong Singers).
In Dr. Sun Yat-Sen, an opera commissioned by Opera Hong Kong, Wong played Lu MuZhen to rave reviews: “Her emotions and intents… was the most touching and dramatically potent moment in the opera and superbly performed”. She continued her season in HK Arts Festival’s June Lovers by Angel Lam, and Frasquita in Carmen.
Joyce has won third place in Yokohama International Music Competition. She is a graduate of Westminster Choir College and Boston University.
Voice Teacher: Florence Cheng
Florence Chi Suen Cheng received her Master of Music in Choral Conducting at San Francisco State University under scholarship, where she was studying choral conducting with Dr. Joshua Habermann, having vocal training with Catherine Cook in the San Francisco Conservatory of Music as principle study.
Cheng was the conductor and vocal coach of San Francisco State University Women’s Chorus, a member of San Francisco Symphony Chorus, member and assistant conductor of Symphony Silicon Valley Chorale and Symphony Silicon Valley Singers. She also served as teaching assistant of class ear training and musicianship under instruction of Prof. D.Xiques.
In June 2007, she has received scholarship for the national Chorus America Conference 2007 in Los Angeles. She is an active choral director who visits different choirs including San Francisco Girls’ Chorus, San Francisco Choral Artist, Chanticleer, American Bach Soloists and Crystal Children’s Choir. Cheng is also a member of Chorus America nd American Choral Directors Association (ACDA) and Chorus America. Cheng is currently the conductor of the Hong Kong Children’s Choir, community choirs, school choirs and churches. In the past ears, she served as the music director of the Hong Kong Youth Choir, choir conductor of Hong Kong Baptist University Women’s Chorus, the Hong Kong International Institute of Music and the Diocesan Boy’s School. In February 2014, she established Barquentine Choral Artists Hong Kong, presenting its debut concert at Le French May 2014. She also a frequent concert presenter at Le French May art festival, including her solo voice concert in 2015 and 2016. Cheng is actively performing as a choral conductor with diverse repertoire including standard choral works, choral–‐orchestral work, opera, and musical. She is frequently appeared in performances as soprano and vocalist in Hong Kong and Macau, with diverse repertoire including classical, operatic, musical theatre and other type of vocal music. She is currently a Ph.D. Candidate of Musicology and Choral Study at Hong Kong Baptist University.