photo by christopher duggan

photo by christopher duggan

ht chen and dancers

School Residency

March 20th - March 25th
May 15th - May 20th

May 19th
Location: The Yard's Patricia Nanon Theater

During the March residency, HT Chen dancers will be in residency at The Yard, working with Chilmark School students on a study of the Chinese settlers in America and their role in building America. During the week residency, students will work with HT Chen Company to build a dance with students that reflect their studies. This work will be performed in May at The Yard as part of an evening performance with HT Chen and Dancers. 


H.T. Chen & Dancers is an innovative modern dance company which has created a uniquely Asian-American expression by embodying its cultural heritage. Infusing Western modern dance with the strength and beauty of Asian aesthetics, the Company's dynamic style has enchanted audiences across the United States, Europe and Asia since its inception in 1978.

Residency and performance highlights include: La MaMa Annex Theatre, the World Financial Center, Dance Theater Workshop, The Joyce Theater, Taipei Theater, and Lincoln Center Out of Doors (New York City); The Dance Center of Columbia College (Chicago); The Egg Performing Art Center (Albany, NY); Miami-Dade Community College (Miami); The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (Washington, D.C.); Theater Artaud (San Francisco); and Painted Bride Arts Center (Philadelphia). International touring has included two European tours and seven Asian tours to China, Taiwan, and Hong Kong.