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H.T. Chen & Dancers is an innovative modern dance company which has created a uniquely Asian-American expression by embodying its cultural heritage.

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H.T. Chen

H.T. Chen is a leading Asian-American artist who has worked as a choreographer, performer, and arts advocate since the 1970s.

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Dian Dong

A graduate of The Juilliard School, Dian Dong studied with Shirley Ubell, Vladimir Doukodovsky, Alfredo Corvino and Doris Rudko.

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Renouard Gee

Renouard first performed and toured with H.T. Chen & Dancers in 1988, and was a lead dancer with the company for over a decade.

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Ari Someya

Received her certificate from The Merce Cunningham Dance School, and has been with H.T. Chen & Dancers for nine seasons.

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Maki Shinagawa

Maki Shinagawa started her ballet training under Aiko Ohtaki at the Ballet Arts of Carnegie Hall in Japan.

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Keyasha Williams-Bailey

A graduate of New World School of the Arts/University of Florida, Keyasha has been dancing with the H.T. Chen & Dancers for four years.

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Torrey McAnena

Graduate from Marymount Manhattan College, Torrey began her dance training at Metropolitan Ballet Academy.

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Julia Discenza

Graduate of Barnard College in Dance, Julia began her dance training in Connecticut.

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