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Fragments of Clay ©

British Council Hong Kong

Thursday 20 March 2014 - 00.00 to Saturday 22 March 2014 - 00.00
HKRep Black Box

Photo: Provided by Ian Morgan

The British Council proudly supports the Hong Kong Repertory Theatre to present the monodrama Fragments of Clay, created, directed and performed by the British playwright Ian Morgan. 


How does one continue to satisfy his insatiable desire?

Jump off, and all will be gone along the wind

The deal is closed, the day is done, millions made.

Falling, the night is falling.  A chair, a screen, a phone and the lights of the city below.  All it would take is a single step – outside, onto the ledge, a gust of wind and he’d be away. Falling, falling like a fragment of clay. 

Uniting physical performance, postdramatic theatre and electronica, “Fragments of Clay” is a solo piece exploring the hubris of being on the top and the inevitable fall that accompanies it.

He loves being high – in so many ways – the risk, the thrill of being on the very edge.


Date and Time

20-21.3.2014 (Thur-Fri) / 8.15pm

22.3.2014 (Sat) / 3.15pm & 8.15pm

With post-performance talk on 21.3.2014 (Fri)


HKRep Black Box, 8/F, Sheung Wan Civic Centre


$280 (Free Seating)


Ian Morgan and Peader Kirk


Ian Morgan

Presented in English with Chinese subtitles 

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Ian Morgan (UK)

Ian Morgan trained as a performer at Monika Pagneux and Philippe Gaulier’s Studio in Paris; then went on to work with Jerzy Grotowski and Thomas Richards for three years at their Workcenter in Italy. He has performed/devised with artists from around the world at Théâtre du Soleil, Man Act Theatre Company, Meredith Monk, Guillermo Gómez-Peña, Mkultra Performance Collective, Zecora Ura, Phillip Zarrilli and the Llanarth Group and most recently with Dan Canham’s Still House project at The Shed of Royal National Theatre in Ours Was the Fen Country. Last year he was invited by Action Base, Malta to create a solo piece for it’s inaugural International Festival of Art. This piece, Fragments of Clay, will now be re-created for the Hong Kong Repertory Theatre International Black Box Festival in 2014.

Since 2004 he has been a principal performer with the acclaimed Polish ensemble theatre, Song of the Goat Theatre (recently Fringe First and Herald Archangel winners at Edinburgh 2012). As well as performing in the company’s performances around the world, he teaches on the company’s MA in Acting, based in Poland. He has taught widely in both HE institutions and Drama Schools across the UK and led workshops around the world. Currently he is an Associate Teacher on RADA’s MA Theatre Lab, a teaching fellow in theatre at Brunel University, London and runs the MA in Actor Training and Coaching for the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama on a part – time basis.

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