Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company Announces Dancers For “The Bridge” May 24-28

Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company Announces Dancers For "The Bridge" May 24-28

(FORT LEE, NJ) —  In the midst of the COVID-19 crisis, the Nai-Ni Chen Dance Corporation has recognized a new dance institute as a result of Zoom, The Bridge.  The Institute’s goal is to bring alongside one another dancers, choreographers and administrators about the entire world to experience the learn lecturers of coloration whose techniques are embedded in the group and are targeted on advancing the artwork of dance that change the private, environmental and metaphysical spaces. 

Interested dancers can join the course by registering on Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company’s web site.

As a digital dance institute, The Bridge will invite entire world renowned as nicely as up and coming dancers and choreographer to come to visitor train the course. Innovative/Intermediate amount expert or pre-expert dancers who are looking to explore outside of their personal boundaries and hunting for new dance activities are inspired to participate.

The core application is primarily based on Nai-Ni Chen’s Kinetic Spiral, which is a cross-cultural dance vocabulary that integrates the Chinese martial arts philosophy in TaiChi with up to date dance procedures she researched in America. Visitor artists will address a vast variety of folks and classical dance types.

In this trying time of modify and uncertainty, the arts is a source of healing and unity, we would like to persuade absolutely everyone to help dance as dance is an vital medicine for the modern society to recover from the pandemic that has caused personal injury to our bodies and our hearts. Support for The Bridge can be built on line.



The Bridge Class program for the 7 days of 5/24/2021

Monday Yuka Notsuka (Kinetic Spiral) at 11:00am

Tuesday Peiju Chien Pott (Graham (Modern-day) at 11:00am

Wednesday Yuka Notsuka (Kinetic Spiral) at 11:00am

Thursday Nai-Ni Chen (Kinetic Spiral) at 11:00am

Friday Greta Campo (Kinetic Spiral) at 11:00am

About the Artists:

Greta Campo is the Associate Inventive Director of the Nai-Ni Chen Dance Organization, She commenced her dance training in her native Milan at the Carcano Theater, in which she was initial launched to Martha Graham’s get the job done. She executed with the Martha Graham Dance Corporation in their 2012 New York Year and later on on their global tour. Greta is a recipient of the 2016 Rising Star Award from the Fini Dance Competition.


Peiju Chien-Pott joined the Graham Firm in 2011. She been given the Positano Premia La Danza 2014 award for Best Contemporary Dancer, was named one of the year’s “Best Performers” in 2014 and 2017 by Dance Journal, was an honoree of the “Women’s Background Month” by Hudson County and acquired a 2017 Bessie award for Remarkable Performer. Ms. Chien-Pott has established guide roles by many of the world’s most celebrated choreographers which includes Nacho Duato, Mats Ek, and Andonis Foniadakis. She graduated with a BFA. from Taipei Countrywide University of the Arts, and has given that been honored with their Fantastic Alumni Award. She just lately gained an Outstanding Dance Artist Award from the government of Taiwan.

Yuka Notsuka was born in Fukuoka, Japan, is a member of the Nai-Ni Chen Dance Business. She commenced her Ballet coaching in her hometown at age four. Afterwards she broadened her teaching to incorporate Jazz and Tap. Later Yuka moved to New York Town to further go after her career as a dancer. In 2015 she entered the Ailey University as a scholarship scholar. She done in Ailey Spirit Gala Concert at Lincoln Heart choreographed by Tracy Inman (Co-Director, The Ailey University) and Robert Battle (Inventive director of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater). Yuka joined the Nai-Ni Chen Dance Organization in 2017. She also has been in training and served as Training Assistant at the Luigi Jazz Dance Middle under Francis J. Roach.

Hailed as a Religious Choreographer by Dance Journal and receiver of various choreographic fellowships from the Countrywide Endowment for the Arts and New Jersey Point out Council on the Arts, Nai-Ni Chen has been developing dances skillfully for over thirty several years in the United States. She has crafted a numerous repertory of over 80 initial is effective and toured to major venues in the US and intercontinental modern dance festivals in 12 nations around the world. She will be teaching her signature method KINETIC SPIRAL which is a mix of the dynamic, ever-evolving spirit of modern dance and the grace and splendor of the Asian artistic traditions.

Bringing the dynamic independence of American present day dance collectively with the classy splendor of Asian art, the Nai-Ni Chen Dance Firm is just one of the most seen Asian American dance companies in the United States. Ms. Chen’s distinctive choreography transports audiences outside of cultural boundaries to the prevalent floor concerning custom and innovation, willpower and independence, and form and spirit.

Because its inception in 1988, the enterprise has acquired a wide base of public aid and has toured extensively to important executing arts facilities throughout additional than thirty states. Offered by some of the most prestigious live performance halls in the United States, from the Joyce Theater in New York to the Ordway Centre in Minnesota and the Cerritos Centre in California, the Corporation has mounted much more than 20 national tours and nine tours abroad. Ms. Chen’s perform has been introduced by these kinds of acclaimed international festivals as the Silesian Intercontinental Modern Dance Competition and the Konfrontations Worldwide Dance Festival, both in Poland, the Chang Mu Intercontinental Arts Pageant in Korea and the Satisfy in Beijing Intercontinental Arts Pageant. The Company was also honored by a distinct grant award from both equally the President’s Committee on Arts and Humanities and the Division of Condition to characterize the United States in a 7-metropolis tour organized by the Tamaulipas Global Arts Pageant in Mexico. Also, the Nai-Ni Chen Dance Business has the one of a kind honor of owning been given additional than fifteen awards from the Countrywide Endowment for the Arts and many Citations of Excellence and grants from the New Jersey Condition Council on the Arts.

In addition to its in depth year of touring and accomplishing, the firm has designed Arts in Education and learning residency packages in university districts to deliver culture and arts into educational settings. It is colourful and participating in-college assembly method “The Artwork of Chinese Dance” has been presented in hundreds of educational institutions in NJ, NY, CT and PA, achieving hundreds of 1000’s of youth. The Business is at present in-home at New Jersey Metropolis College and assisting NJCU in the progress of a new BFA in Dance. 

originally published: 05/24/2021