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Martha Graham and the Asian Connection

Martha Graham and the Asian Connection | Music, Theatre, and Dance | Scoop.it

Whatever the reason, more Asian dancers have found a home in Graham's company than in any other modern dance group—and most have been beyond brilliant.

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Free on his feet (Willy Tsao)

Free on his feet (Willy Tsao) | Music, Theatre, and Dance | Scoop.it
The first time Willy Tsao watched a modern dance show in Hong Kong in the early 1970s, which was performed by an American dance troupe at Hong Kong Arts Festival, he was instantly hooked.
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Dispatches from LALA Land: The Evolution of Asian American Theater in Los Angeles

Dispatches from LALA Land: The Evolution of Asian American Theater in Los Angeles | Music, Theatre, and Dance | Scoop.it

Artistic Director Tim Dang explained that in the early days of the company, Asian American actors were eager to play Chekov and Shakespeare in traditional productions, and it wasn't until the 1970s that they began a writer's program to develop work specifically by Asian American writers. Today they do new plays and musicals and classics resituated in an Asian context.

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