Ching Ching Wong || The Playground NYC
THE PLAYGROUND NYC
Ching Ching Wong
Registered participants will be emailed a link to the class 15 minutes prior
The Playground NYC, in partnership with Gibney, is offering Online Studio, digital dance space. Join us, wherever you are for LIVE online classes with teaching artists in New York City and around the world. Let’s keep moving together and finding new ways to connect. Classes are open to movers of all levels!
Classes will be streamed live via ZOOM. Participants must pre-register for class and create a (free) ZOOM account to join. Registration will close 20 minutes before the class time. Fifteen minutes before class, you will receive an email with the ZOOM link.
Let’s dance it out! Community Strong.
Class Description: one hour of non-stop movement and at least one Spice Girls song. We will slow down time and indulge in looking inward, we will party like it’s 1999, and we will do a few push ups.
Ching Ching Wong was born in Manila, Philippines, grew up in Los Angeles, and sheltering in place in her home base of Philadelphia. She graduated from the University of California, Irvine where she treasures her time learning from the late Mr. Mckayle. She spent seven seasons dancing for NW Dance Project, where she was awarded The Princess Grace Award in Dance and was nominated Top 25 to Watch by Dance Magazine. She originated work with many choreographers including The Playground’s fearless leaders and co-creators Loni Landon and Gregory Dolbashian. Since beginning her freelance career, she has traveled to a dozen countries teaching outreach in low income areas, toured with violinist Joe Kye, started her own company Carrots Carrying Water, and performed for LED, CARLON, Heidi Duckler Dance Theater, SALT Contemporary Dance, Safety Third Productions, and Brendan Duggan. Since 2017, she is also immensely honored to have become Ihsan Rustem’s assistant remounting his work throughout the US and Europe. Loni and Greg have been a great inspiration for the past decade and Ching is so grateful to have been invited to share a class for The Playground NYC.
Photo Credit: Mike Hurwitz