Taiwanese Dancer and Composer Yung-Li Chen Performs in NYC

Dates: Friday, June 1, 2012 – Sunday, June 3, 2012
Location: Baruch Performing Arts Center (Nagelberg Theater)
Address: E 25th St., NYC, NY
Cost: $20 General Admission, $15 Students, $15 Saturday Matinee
Facebook event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/315591801854380/
Website: http://www.yunglidance.org/HOME_1.html

If you’re looking for something to do this weekend, check out the work of Taiwanese Dancer and Composer, Yung-Li Chen (a friend of Vita Yang’s). Start the second half of your 2012 with Yung-Li Dance’s most ambitious work! Layering references of infra-structure, individualism, and patterns – both social and geometric – Yung-Li Dance constructs a process of re-discovery through physical movement and the creative adjusting of rational thought.

Directed by Yung-Li Chen
Performed by Ching-I Chang, Yung-Li Chen, Giovanna Gamna, Wedee Kao, Zuzanna Mrozek and Eric Williams

Yung-Li Chen, native of Taiwan, received her MFA from the Conservatory of Dance at SUNY Purchase in 2008. Upon graduation, she founded the YUNG-LI DANCE company. As Artistic Director, her inspiration is inspiration is found in re-contextualizing contemporary culture and our social sciences through body movement.

Yung-Li Dance is an independent contemporary dance company founded by Yung-Li Chen in 2008 in New York City. The company has presented works in the U.S., Japan, Spain, and Mexico and have won a number of composition awards. New York City venues include Reverb Dance, DUMBO Dance, American Dance Guild and Downtown Dance, Dixon Place’s Mondo Cane! Commission Program, Choreography’s Canvas, WAXworks, and Fertile Ground New Works Series. The company has been reviewed by The New York Times, The Village Voice, The World Journal, and The Knight News. Yung-Li Dance is a recipient of the 2011 New York Foundation for the Arts BUILD Stability Grant.

Show times:
Friday, June 1 at 8pm
Saturday, June 2 at 2pm & 8pm
Sunday, June 3 at 2pm

Reserve your ticket now at https://web.ovationtix.com/trs/pr/913513.

In collaboration with:
Costumes Eighteenth
Stage Arrows Up
Visual Art Ben Dierckx
Original musical score Gilbert Galindo
Lighting Yu-Chen (Nick) Hung

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