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Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company Celebrates the Year of the Rooster
By Jesse & Dave, JerseyArts.com
A taste of China, right here in New Jersey. The Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company brings the sights and sounds of China’s Spring Festival to the New Jersey Performing Arts Center in Newark with “The Year of the Rooster.” Featuring dancing lions and beautiful Chinese music and costumes, the show offers an immersive cultural experience. Join Jesse and Dave at rehearsal to find out more from the dancers and acrobats about this vibrant production celebrating the Spring Festival.
Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company will perform “Year of the Rooster” Saturday & Sunday, January 28 & 29 at 2:00 p.m. in the Victoria Theater of NJPAC. For tickets and more information about demonstrations and fun activities staged in the lobby before the performance, visit NJPAC’s website.
About the author: Jesse is a digital content producer living in New York. His work has been seen in Entertainment Weekly, People, The New York Times, Broadway.com, and 92nd Street Y. He is also the editor and founder of Stage Rush. Jesse is also a chicken fried steak connoisseur and loves a good roller coaster. | Dave Tavani is a freelance video story teller and photographer. In addition to contributing to Jersey Arts, Dave works mainly for nonprofit and arts organizations in the Philadelphia area. His recent clients include Visit Philadelphia, The Pew Center for Arts and Heritage, McCarter Theatre Center, Philadelphia Magazine, The Food Trust, Association for Public Art, and the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation. He lives in Philadelphia with his wife and basset hound.
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originally published: 2017-01-19 00:00:00
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