Dance China New YorkArt Form(s):
Experience a world of colorful myths, historical drama, and timeless beauty! Dance China NY introduces students to Chinese culture through language lessons, historical background, on-stage demonstrations, and audience interaction. The diversity of dance selections, authentic costumes, music, props, and narration illustrates and explains traits, customs, and patterns of Chinese life.
Dance China NY (DCNY), resident dance company of the New York Chinese Cultural Center, is comprised of award-winning professional dancers from China and the United States. The company brings the richness of traditional folk dance, Peking Opera, and acrobatics to audiences through its education-based assembly programs. Noted for their powerful grace and contained elegance, DCNY performs regularly for audiences of all ages and has toured to hundreds of cities across 26 states. Each year, DCNY presents live performances and workshops to over 150,000 people, bringing the movements and rhythms of China to communities large and small.