Jumbo Kids Theatre is a professional children’s theatre group founded in 1999. It is currently receiving One-Year Grant from the Hong Kong Arts Development Council. Jumbo Kids Theatre has been the Venue Partner of Ngau Chi Wan Civic Centre since April 2018. It moved to Tai Po Arts Centre in November 2019, hoping to turn both venues into a theatre for children and young people in Hong Kong.
With passion and perseverance, Jumbo Kids Theatre presented high quality children's theatrical works with great critical acclaim in collaboration with different organizations, including Hong Kong Arts Development Council (HKADC) , Leisure and Cultural Services Department (LCSD) , Equal Opportunities Commission (EOC) , Committee on the Promotion of Civic Education (CPCE) , Quality Education Fund , Home Affairs Department(HAD) , UNICEF , The Boys' and Girls' Clubs Association of Hong Kong , Standing Committee on Language Education and Research (SCOLAR) , Citigroup Inc. , Mandatory Provident Fund Schemes Authority (MPFA) and more. Collaborative theatrical projects include school-touring performances, family activities, family workshops and public performances.
The mascots of Jumbo Kids Theatre are the half-mask characters – Toasty, Ah Lam, Ah Lui, 2 in 1, Little-star, Ming, Cousin Wai, Smiley and Nam Nam. They not only represent our passion and perseverance, but also bring joy and reflections for both children and adult. Our new series of performance are "Children's Literature Series" and “Early Childhood Theatrical Production” which aim to foster parent-child reading and provides theatrical experience to children in early-childhood.
For the past 21 years, Jumbo Kids Theatre have reached 1,370,000 audiences.
Our Dream is to Dream the impossible Dream!
Accompany children’s growth and enrich their life with professional theatrical performance
Actively engage in adaptations, translations, and production of different genre of children’s theatrical performance
Establish a children’s arts centre as a platform to play, learn and dream
Board of Directors
FU YUET MAI
YIU CHIN PANG
LAM MUK LAI
LAW YUK LUNG
POON MING CHU
LEUNG MAN MAN
Artistic and administrative staffs
Artistic Director & Theatre Manager
LAM YING KIT, EVEN
LI SIK YING, VIVIAN
Education and Development Manager
LAW CHUNG KIN
CHENG CHUNG KEI, JOYCE
馮嘉輝 FUNG KA FAI
李侃叡 YUI LEE
Programme and Marketing Officer
Even Lam Ying Kit
Artistic Director and Company Manager
Even founded Jumbo Kids Theatre in 1999, he was the Production Manager between 1999 to 2003. From 2004 till now, he is Artistic Director & Company Manager.
Even graduated from the Swire of Design of Hong Kong Polytechnic University in design, he later obtained his master's degree from the School of drama, Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts, majoring in acting and directing, respectively in 1991 and 2018.
Even was a full-time actor at Exploration Theatre from 1991 to 1997. He has participated in and created more than 80 productions in these 30 years. Some of his recent directorial works are : 2021 Cat Story & War Guy; 2020 Dot/Line/Plane@Superbaby; 2018 Don Quixote (HKAPA MFA Director Graduation Production Thesis Project), 2018 Snail & Whale Around The World; 2017 Toasty's Day Dreaming (Edinburgh Fringe Festival version); 2016 Toasty's Day Dreaming; 2011 The Critical Family, 2011 The Last Journey to the West(Hong Kong Version) and others.
Even have been engaged in drama performance & education for more than 30 years. From 2008 to 2010, he was committed to Little Mountain Arts Association (Macau) 2008 Magic Gems; 2009 Ten Brothers; 2010 The Last Journey to the West (Macau and Shanghai Exposition)
Even served as a member of the consultation panel West Kowloon Cultural District Authority (2009-2017) and as an adjudicator and tutor of the Hong Kong Drama Festival. He is currently the Artistic Director and Company Manager of Jumbo Kids Theatre Company, an examiner of the Hong Kong Arts Development Council, and a judging panel on the evaluation of the Hong Kong Drama Federation of Societies.
Vivian Li Sik Ying
Education and Development Manager
Vivan founded Jumbo Kids Theatre in 1999, she was served as an Executive Director from 1999 to 2003. From 2013 onwards, she was an Education and Development Manager.
Vivian graduated from the School of Drama, Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts, majoring in acting in 1991. Vivian was a full-time actor at Exploration Theater & Mingri Theatre before starting up Jumbo Kids Theatre in 1999.
Vivian has actively participated in over 50 school touring and public performance productions, she has been a producer for all JK public performances namely recent production: including 2021 Cat story & War guy (as adapter & writer), 2021 Peter Pan & Toasty ( as producer), 2021 Lion, Witch, and the Wardrobe (as director & translator), 2020 Dot/Line/Plane@SuperBaby2020 (Livestream Performance) (as a scriptwriter & producer, 24 Stories (Livestream Performance), 2019 A Fantasy Journey @Christmas (musical), 14 Town Musical, Tak's story ( Object Theatre), 2018 Mini Children Art Fringe Festival, Father & Mother, I love you, 2017 Toasty's Day-dreaming (Edinburgh version), 2016 Toasty's Day-dreaming and others. Vivian was an actress in 2013 to 2015 School Touring Performance Fortune Cookies, 2016 Toasty's Daydreaming debut, and 2017 Toasty's Daydreaming Edinburgh Fringe Festival version.
Vivian has worked as an actress, educator, playwright, director, producer & administrator for 30 years. 2018-2021 Jockey Club Jumbo Kids "We Go Together" Drama Programme, Kindergarten Touring Educational Theater, Parent-Child co-reading projects to complement the development of theatre company's venue partnership in Ngau Chi Wan Civic Center.