November 8, 2010
Richard Pilbrow, founder of Theatre Projects, has received an Honorary Fellowship from the Hong Kong Academy for the Performing Arts for his work in lighting design. He was recognized in Hong Kong on Monday, November 8.
Richard Pilbrow is one of the world's leading theatre consultants. He is also an internationally known author and stage lighting designer, and a theatre, film, and television producer.
Other Honorary Fellowships were awarded to Peter Chan Ho-sun, Film Director/Producer, Clarence Chang Ching-po, Arts and Cultural Advisor of the Academy, Vincent Chow Wing-sing, Arts and Cultural Advisor of the Academy, and Zhao Ming, Choreographer.
Since 1993, The Academy has been granting awards of Honorary Fellowship to people who have rendered outstanding services to the performing arts, particularly the arts in Hong Kong. Starting in 2006, Honorary Doctorates were awarded to distinguished persons of international and professional renowned for their achievements as practitioners or scholars in their artistic disciplines.