(FORT LEE, NJ) — In the midst of the COVID-19 disaster, the Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company has founded a new dance institute by means of Zoom, The Bridge. The Institute’s goal is to carry with each other dancers, choreographers and administrators all around the environment to working experience the grasp instructors of color whose methods are embedded in the community and are centered on advancing the artwork of dance that rework the personal, environmental and metaphysical areas.
Intrigued dancers can join the course by registering on Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company’s web-site.
As a virtual dance institute, The Bridge will invite world renowned as properly as up and coming dancers and choreographer to arrive to visitor educate the course. Highly developed/Intermediate level professional or pre-skilled dancers who are on the lookout to explore outside of their have boundaries and wanting for new dance ordeals are inspired to take part.
The core software 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 modern day dance procedures she studied in The usa. Visitor artists will cover a extensive variety of people and classical dance designs.
Classes will now commence at 10:00am EST to accommodate the Fall schedules of academics and members. Lessons might only be held two or three periods a week, based on teacher availability.
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The Bridge Class agenda for the week of 10/4/2021
Monday Yuka Notsuka (Kinetic Spiral) at 10:00am
Tuesday No Class
Wednesday Peiju Chien Pott (Graham (Present day) at 11:00am
Thursday Greta Campo (Kinetic Spiral) at 11:00am
About Nai-Ni Chen’s Kinetic Spiral – Tap into the imaginative electricity of the universe by means of Kinetic Spiral. Nai-Ni Chen’s signature strategy is based on the theory of ever-changing common forces of Yin and Yang. Dance phrases from Nai-Ni Chen’s repertory will be taught.
About Peiju Chien Pott’s Graham (Modern) – Graham Strategy is aspect of the foundation of present day dance now. Sign up for Peiju for a great graham course nowadays!
In this trying time of modify and uncertainty, the arts is a source of healing and unity, we would like to stimulate everyone to support dance as dance is an necessary medication for the society to get well from the pandemic that has caused damage to our bodies and our hearts. Support for The Bridge can be built on the web.
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About the Artists
Greta Campo is the Affiliate Creative Director of the Nai-Ni Chen Dance Enterprise, She commenced her dance instruction in her native Milan at the Carcano Theater, where she was to start with introduced to Martha Graham’s function. She executed with the Martha Graham Dance Firm in their 2012 New York Period and later on on their worldwide tour. Greta is a receiver of the 2016 Growing Star Award from the Fini Dance Competition.
Peiju Chien-Pott joined the Graham Company in 2011. She obtained the Positano Premia La Danza 2014 award for Best Modern day Dancer, was named 1 of the year’s “Best Performers” in 2014 and 2017 by Dance Magazine, was an honoree of the “Women’s Record Month” by Hudson County and been given a 2017 Bessie award for Excellent Performer. Ms. Chien-Pott has designed guide roles by numerous of the world’s most celebrated choreographers including Nacho Duato, Mats Ek, and Andonis Foniadakis. She graduated with a BFA. from Taipei Countrywide College of the Arts, and has because been honored with their Exceptional Alumni Award. She not too long ago acquired an Fantastic Dance Artist Award from the authorities of Taiwan.
Yuka Notsuka was born in Fukuoka, Japan, is a member of the Nai-Ni Chen Dance Organization. She started her Ballet training in her hometown at age 4. Afterwards she broadened her education to include Jazz and Tap. Later on Yuka moved to New York Metropolis to additional pursue her job as a dancer. In 2015 she entered the Ailey Faculty as a scholarship scholar. She carried out in Ailey Spirit Gala Concert at Lincoln Center choreographed by Tracy Inman (Co-Director, The Ailey University) and Robert Struggle (Inventive director of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater). Yuka joined the Nai-Ni Chen Dance Corporation in 2017. She also has been in education and served as Teaching Assistant at the Luigi Jazz Dance Center less than Francis J. Roach.
Hailed as a Non secular Choreographer by Dance Magazine and recipient of numerous choreographic fellowships from the Countrywide Endowment for the Arts and New Jersey Condition Council on the Arts, Nai-Ni Chen has been generating dances professionally for more than 30 yrs in the United States. She has designed a numerous repertory of in excess of 80 initial is effective and toured to big venues in the US and international up to date dance festivals in 12 international locations. She will be instructing her signature system KINETIC SPIRAL which is a mix of the dynamic, at any time-evolving spirit of present-day dance and the grace and splendor of the Asian artistic traditions.
Bringing the dynamic flexibility of American present day dance jointly with the tasteful splendor of Asian artwork, the Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company is a single of the most obvious Asian American dance providers in the United States. Ms. Chen’s distinctive choreography transports audiences outside of cultural boundaries to the popular ground among tradition and innovation, discipline and liberty, and sort and spirit.
Due to the fact its inception in 1988, the company has acquired a wide base of public assist and has toured extensively to main performing arts facilities throughout extra than thirty states. Presented by some of the most prestigious concert halls in the United States, from the Joyce Theater in New York to the Ordway Heart in Minnesota and the Cerritos Center in California, the Firm has mounted much more than 20 nationwide excursions and nine tours abroad. Ms. Chen’s get the job done has been introduced by this kind of acclaimed global festivals as the Silesian Worldwide Contemporary Dance Competition and the Konfrontations Worldwide Dance Competition, both of those in Poland, the Chang Mu Global Arts Pageant in Korea and the Satisfy in Beijing Global Arts Pageant. The Organization was also honored by a distinct grant award from both the President’s Committee on Arts and Humanities and the Section of Point out to symbolize the United States in a 7-town tour arranged by the Tamaulipas Intercontinental Arts Pageant in Mexico. Also, the Nai-Ni Chen Dance Corporation has the distinctive honor of owning obtained extra than fifteen awards from the Countrywide Endowment for the Arts and many Citations of Excellence and grants from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts.
In addition to its in depth year of touring and accomplishing, the organization has created Arts in Education and learning residency packages in university districts to deliver culture and arts into instructional settings. It is vibrant and engaging in-school assembly plan “The Art 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 Organization is at this time in-residence at New Jersey Town College and assisting NJCU in the improvement of a new BFA in Dance.
Packages of the Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company are made probable by the generous assistance of our Board members, the Nationwide Endowment for the Arts, the New Jersey Condition Council on the Arts/Division of State, a Spouse Agency of the National Endowment for the Arts, The Mid-Atlantic Arts Foundation (MAAF), the New Jersey Cultural Trust, the New York Condition Council on the Arts with the help of Governor Kathy Hochul and the New York State Legislature, The New Jersey Arts and Society Restoration Fund administered by the Princeton Location Community Foundation, the Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation, the Hyde and Watson Foundation, E.J. Grassman Belief, The Horizon Basis for New Jersey, New Songs Usa, the Blanche & Irving Laurie Basis, Dance/NYC Dance Improvement Fund, the Quick Reaction Program of American Dance Abroad, the Association of Executing Arts Presenters’ Cultural Exchange Fund, supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, PSEG, Proskauer, WAC Lighting, and the Glow Foundation and the Dragon and Phoenix Foundation.