FTH AT HOME: Virtual World Dance Camp
Week 4: Traditional Chinese Dance with Ling Tang
Kids Group (Ages 5-12) | August 3-7, 2020 at 11am-12pm EST | $60 / $50 for member
How can we use dance movements to discover Chinese culture? Each session begins with fun warm-up exercises, followed by learning a mini repertoire such as Kung-Fu, Inner-Mongolian dance, and ribbon dance with DIY props. Kids will also learn Chinese words and songs, as well as creative movements to explore space, time, energy and body parts.
Teens & Adults Group | August 3-7, 2020 at 5pm-6pm EST | $60 / $50 for member
This virtual workshop series introduces teens and adults to the historic and cultural development of Chinese dance, from ancient classical court dance to various ethnic/folk dances. Each session begins with warm-up exercises inspired by Tai-Chi and classical body rhymes, followed by learning excerpts of Chinese traditional opera, Inner-Mongolian dance, Uighur and ribbon dance with DIY props, as well as movement improvisation to explore your own dance style.
About Teaching Artist: Ling Tang is a New York City based dancer, educator, and arts manager. She has performed at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Harman Center for the Arts, Smithsonian Freer & Sackler Galleries, Chinese Embassy among other venues and festivals. As an educator, Ling currently teaches through Flushing Council on Culture & the Arts and Young Audiences New York. For more information: www.flushingtownhall.org/lingtang