Our dancers are passionate about sharing their culture with audiences from around the globe in an educational and engaging manner. Performing in traditional Chinese costumes, DCNY introduces students to Chinese culture through language lessons, historical background, on-stage demonstrations, and audience interaction. The diversity of dance selections, authentic costumes, music, props, and narration illustrates and explains traits, customs, and patterns of Chinese life.
Dance China New York (DCNY) takes audiences on a tour of the culture, customs, and dance heritage of China. The resident company of the New York Chinese Cultural Center, DCNY is comprised of awardwinning dancers from China and the U.S. The company transports the audience to a world of colorful myths, historical drama, and timeless beauty with stimulating programs that weave through many varied terrains of time, region, legend, and reality—all within the Chinese landscape.