Our History  

It is well known in Hong Kong’s theatre history that after Vicki Ooi guest directed Eugene O’Neill’s Long Days Journey into Night for the Hong Kong Repertory theatre in 1978, she and a group of dedicated drama enthusiasts decided to develop their collective passion to further foreign plays in translation by founding first Seals Theatre Company and then Seals Players Foundation. Many of its founding members were graduates of the University of Hong Kong and together, they have left an indelible mark in Hong Kong as one of the very first contributors to local theatre in Cantonese... read more

Mission Statement

Seals Players Foundation Ltd. is a registered charitable organisation. Mission Statement 1. To reinvigorate and nurture audiences for the theatre by presenting productions of well known Asian and Western classics for residents of Hong Kong and visitors to the city. Seals productions are in Cantonese or English with subtitles. 2. To provide Hong Kong youth from diverse background opportunities to develop their creative and social skills through the medium of drama... read more

Patrons and Management Committee

Patrons Linus Cheung (HK) Selina Chow, GBS, OBE, JP (HK) Lin Kehuan (Beijing) Prof. Rong Guangrun (Shanghai) Prof. Leon Rubin (UK) Abraham Shek, JP (HK) Robert Yeo (Singapore)... read more

Our Chairman

Raphael Che was a founding member and the first chairman of Seals Players Foundation. He was already very active in the theatre during his university days, and participated in many productions that led to the formation of Seals. In the early years of Seals, he was also actively involved as an actor, and played different roles in many Seals productions such as The Odd Couple, Long Day’s Journey Into Night and Cat On The Hot Tin Roof. He moved to the US subsequently and became inactive... read more