Chen Dance Center

Transparent Hinges

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Premiered

1997 - Theater Artaud, San Francisco, CA

Choreographer

H.T. Chen

Composer

Long Zhou

Additional Credits:

Costumes: Nancy Bous
Lighting: David Lander
Set: Eric Harriz

Company Dancers:

Tristan Ching, Kori L. Darling, Dian Dong, Renouard Gee, Pi Keohavong, Kazu Nakamura, Sydney L. Ortiz, Jane Schnorrenberg, Ada Shedlock, Despina Sophia Stamos, Wen-Shuan Yang, Lisa M. Holden

Notes:

Inspired by Chinese participation in American history, Transparent Hinges was created as a positive remembrance of a shared history.  Transparent Hinges gives poetic voice to Chinese immigrants and laborers, and honors the many individuals, in particular the elders, in their dramatic struggle to weave together two cultures in order to become Chinese Americans.

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