Chinese acrobats, Shaolin Kung Fu, sword dances, and the famed “Lion Dance” are coming to Hancock!
DANCE CHINA NY’s dancers include internationally-renowned artists from performance stages and academies throughout mainland China, Taiwan and the U.S. Performing a vast and dynamic range of Chinese dance and Beijing opera styles, DANCE CHINA NY transports audiences to a world of colorful myths, historical drama, and timeless beauty. DANCE CHINA NY’s repertoire of traditional and contemporary folk and classical dances weaves a vibrant vision of China’s ancient indigenous folk cultures across varied terrains of time and region – legend and reality. They evoke the haunting beauty and melancholy of imperial courtesans, recreate the rousing carnival rhythms of a harvest festival, and conjure up the dramatic beating of drums and clashing of swords on a distant battlefield.