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Time: April 7, 2019 from 2pm to 4pm
Location: Flushing Town Hall
Street: 137-35 Northern Blvd, Flushing, NY 11354
Website or Map: http://www.flushingtownhall.o…
Event Type: dance
Organized By: Emily
Latest Activity: Mar 18, 2019
(Flushing, N.Y.) - Flushing Town Hall (FTH) is pleased to collaborate with Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company to present CrossCurrent VI which will feature a showcase of new works by Nai-Ni Chen and collaborator New Asia Chamber Music Society. A discussion will follow the performance. Tickets for are available online at www.flushingtownhall.org or by phone at 718-463-7700 x 220.
In this sixth installment of CrossCurrent, Nai-Ni Chen will be featuring two new works in progress. The first is Bamboo Rap: a collaboration between Nai-Ni, several hip-hop artists such as Kwikstep, Rockafella, DJ Cool-V from New York and Newark, New Jersey; and Chinese bamboo rap artist Xing Ye Ma and Yuchen Jin from Beijing. Movement for Bamboo Rap is a conglomeration of Peking Opera, Martial Art, Hip-Hop and contemporary dance. Nai-Ni Chen is planning on using this newly mixed vocabulary to tell the story of the Chinese American immigration from the past to the present. The New Asia Chamber Music Society will also be showcasing a new piano trio piece by upcoming composer Lan-In Winnie Yang.
"We are excited to see Nai-Ni Chen here to showcase her upcoming new work," says Ellen Kodadek, Executive and Artistic Director.