H.T. Chen & Dancers present "Teahouse Performances"
H.T. Chen & Dancers
H.T. CHEN AND DANCERS IN WORKS THAT ADDRESS CHINESE HISTORY
Thursday December 8 at 7 PM
Chen Dance Center, 70 Mulberry Street
Tickets: $15; $12 for students/seniors
Reservations: 212.349.0126 or www.chendancecenter.org
H.T. Chen & Dancers will appear in one of their popular Teahouse Performances in works informed by Chinese history and culture. Teahouse events are curated programs that provide both food for thought and refreshments during the performance. Thursday December 8, 7 PM, at Chen Dance Center, 70 Mulberry Street (corner of Mulberry & Bayard, 2nd floor walkup).
The program will consist of excerpts from H.T. Chen's
- Spring Song, set to music by the late Taiwanese composer Li Tai-Shiang
- Transparent Hinges, a 1997 work that gives poetic voice to the laborers and which honors individuals, particularly elders, in their dramatic struggle to weave together two cultures in order to become Chinese-Americans
- Mott Street, a dynamic work the depicts the spirit and rhythm of America's Melting Pot, set to music by Charlie Chin; and
- South of Gold Mountain, a tirelessly researched work that tells the little-known story of the thousands of Chinese immigrants who came to America in the 1800s and settled in the Southern states.
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