Interdisciplinary dance works giving artistic voice to Asian Americans

Within These Walls premieres 9/9 – 9/17/17!

Within These Walls

Inspired by experiences of those detained and processed on the Angel Island Immigration Station, these immersive performances featuring contemporary dance, recorded original music and voiceover text, will transform and animate these historic spaces into sites for remembrance, as part of a community-wide commemoration of the 135th Anniversary of the 1882 Chinese Exclusion Act, and as the highlight of Lenora Lee Dance’s 10th Anniversary Season.

Conceived, produced and directed by Lenora Lee

Choreography by Lenora Lee in collaboration with the cast

Cast: Yao Dang, Lynn Huang, Timothy Huey, Hien Huynh, Carl Irons, Eric Koziol, SanSan Kwan, Wayne Tai Lee, Kevin Lo, Chloe Luo, Johnny Nguyen, Shannon Preto, Yi-Ting (Gama) Hsu, Stacey Yuen

Featuring music by Francis Wong and Tatsu Aoki

Saturdays & Sundays, 9/9, 9/10, 9/16, 9/17, matinees (times TBA)
Location: Angel Island Immigration Station

In partnership with the Angel Island Immigration Station Foundation and the California State Parks. Commissioned with the support of the San Francisco Arts Commission and the California Arts Council.


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