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Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company performs in Weehawken on Friday

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initially revealed: 09/07/2021

Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company performs in Weehawken on Friday

(WEEHAWKEN, NJ) — Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company performs and closes their year at Summer months Concerts on the Hudson on Friday, September 10, 2021 at 7:00pm. The overall performance will get put at Lincoln Harbour Park, found just north of the Chart Home cafe, immediately on the west financial institution of the Hudson River in Weehawken, New Jersey. The concert is weather allowing. Audiences are encouraged to bring lawn chairs and blankets and appear be part of this joyous party.  

This efficiency will aspect the New Jersey dwell premiere of Ms. Chen’s key new perform, Shadow Power, influenced by the pandemic. The method will be executed by 10 globe-course dancers in a head-bending, foot-stomping choreography celebrating the Re-opening, pleasure of nature, and our widespread, related humanity. Supplemental repertoire will characteristic an eclectic selection of music including The Way of 5 – Fire with music by Tan Dun and Raindrops with songs by Sanko Namchilak.  

Bridging the grace of Asian magnificence and American dynamism, the Nai-Ni Chen Dance Organization provides cultural encounters that reflect the inspiring hope and vitality of the immigrant’s journey. The business dances at the intersection of innovation and tradition and its exuberant productions have been introduced at some of the most prestigious concert halls in the United States and in thirteen tours all-around the globe. 

Choreographer/Dancer, Nai-Ni Chen, is a exclusive artist whose work crosses cultural boundaries. Each individual of her dances reflect her own vision as an immigrant American feminine artist with deep roots in the Asian society. From this really personalized perspective, she results in new performs that reflect current issues with international influences. Some of her will work have been produced in collaboration with renowned artists this sort of as the Ahn Trio, Glen Velez, Joan La Barbara, and the associates of the New Asia Chamber Music Modern society. 

Transportation to the occasion from NYC: Acquire the NY Waterway Ferry across the river to Lincoln Harbor in Weehawken take Route to Trade Place, walk a couple measures to the Light Rail, and get off at Lincoln Harbor Station Weehawken or choose the New Jersey Transit Bus 158 to Lincoln Harbor. It is valuable to use Google Maps and njtransit.com/light-weight-rail-to. For viewers users who push to the event, totally free parking is out there. 


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The Hudson Riverfront Doing Arts Heart, Inc. (HRPAC), a New Jersey nonprofit business, offers this summer time extensive sequence of open-air live shows cost-free of charge to the general public. Concerts are relatives pleasant. Audience associates are questioned to provide a lawn chair or blanket and picnicking is permitted on the lawn. For a lot more facts like the comprehensive summertime live performance agenda, Covid coverage, directions, parking details, rain dates, and updates, please look at the HRPAC website or contact the concert information line at 201-716-4540.

The Corporation has introduced at some of the most prestigious concert halls such as the Joyce Theater, Lincoln Center in New York, and the Tampa Bay Doing Arts Heart in Florida. The Firm seems each year at the New Jersey Executing Arts Middle, Queens Higher education, the University of Staten Island and on Ellis Island. Internationally, the Firm has presented at intercontinental festivals which includes Open Appear Festival in Russia, the Silesian Intercontinental Contemporary Dance Festival, the Konfrontations Global Festival in Poland, the Chang Mu International Dance Festival in Korea, the Meet in Beijing Worldwide Arts Pageant in China, and the Tamaulipas Worldwide Arts Competition in Mexico. 

The Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company has received far more than 20 awards from the Countrywide Endowment for the Arts and numerous Citations of Excellence and grants from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts. Advancing Dance Education, the Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company is currently in home in New Jersey Town College pioneering a program with the University’s A Harry Moore Laboratory School teaching dance to city youngsters with disabilities. 

Systems of the Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company are manufactured doable by the generous support of our Board members, the Countrywide Endowment for the Arts, the New Jersey State Council on the Arts/Department of Condition, a Spouse Agency of the Countrywide Endowment for the Arts, The Mid-Atlantic Arts Basis (MAAF), the New Jersey Cultural Belief, the New York Condition Council on the Arts with the assistance of Governor Kathy Hochul and the New York State Legislature, The New Jersey Arts and Culture Recovery Fund administered by the Princeton Region Neighborhood Foundation, the Geraldine R. Dodge Basis, the Hyde and Watson Foundation, E.J. Grassman Have faith in, The Horizon Foundation for New Jersey, New Music United states, the Blanche & Irving Laurie Foundation, Dance/NYC Dance Advancement Fund, the Fast Reaction System of American Dance Abroad, the Affiliation of Carrying out Arts Presenters’ Cultural Trade Fund, supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, PSEG, Proskauer, WAC Lights, and the Glow Basis and the Dragon and Phoenix Foundation.