Red Firecrackers (School Performance)

THU, MAY 2, 2024
10:30 AM


Thu, May 2, 2024 

The Nai Ni Chen Dance Company presents Red Firecrackers, a spectacular production of dazzling props, colorful costumes, mesmerizing music, fantastic acrobatics and lively dance by top notch performers telling the story of the origin of the Chinese Lunar New Year Celebration where a group of villagers, working together, defeated a terrifying monster of the ages. This heartwarming story highlights the intrinsic value of coming together, courage and ingenuity. It also explains some of the origin of the tradition of the Chinese Lunar New Year, why everyone wears red, puts up red decorations and gives red envelops. Let’s celebrate Chinese culture with Red Firecrackers! 

Format: 60 minute performance at Flushing Town Hall’s theater. 
Grade Levels: Recommended for grades 3-7. 
Tickets: ALL tickets $10 per person. 

About the Artist

The Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company, a rare Asian American woman led organization, is a distinguished touring dance company that explores the immigrant experience through innovative cultural performances. Their works aim to reflect the journey of crossing cultures and adapting to new homes, addressing themes of struggle, triumph, despair, and joy. The company, representing cross-cultural insights, focuses on issues of identity, authenticity, and equality. Learn more here! 


To book a show, please fill out the reservation form online. Schools and organizations with questions are welcome to reach out to the FTH Education Department at

LOCATION:  Flushing Town Hall Theater