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Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company with Les Ballet Afrik and Ayodele Casel

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Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company will perform with Les Ballet Afrik and Ayodele Casel at Capital One City Parks Foundation SummerStage in a co-presentation with ALL ARTS. SummerStage is New York City's beloved, FREE outdoor performing arts festival. For more information, visit summerstage.org. Raindrops Choreography: Nai-Ni Chen Dancers: Greta Campo, Rio Kikuchi, Namhui Kim, Candice Jarvis Music: Henry Wolff, Nancy Henning, Robert Rich, Sainkho Namtchylak Costumes: Olu-Orondava  "Raindrops" draws inspiration from the choreographer's childhood memory of Keelong, the city where she was born. The city is also known as the "Rain Harbor" in Taiwan.  Whirlwind Choreography: Nai-Ni Chen Dancers: Greta Campo, Candace Jarvis, Rio Kikuchi, Sonny Shiu, Evan Matthew Stewart, Jainil Mehta, Namhui Kim Music: Glen Velez Musicians on the recording: Glen Velez and the Ta Ka Di Mi Project Costumes: Anna-Alisa Belous A whirlwind is a phenomenon in the desert caused by the air coming from the mountains to the desert plain in different directions. "Whirlwind" explores trance, rhythmic breathing, sound, and spiral motion that the choreographer experienced on her journey through the Silk Road. Some of the movement ideas came from her visit to XingJiang and her encounter with Uyghur dance. 

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