Nai Ni Chen
The dances of Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company fuse the dynamic freedom of American modern dance with the grace and splendor of Asian art. The Company’s productions take the audience beyond cultural boundaries to where tradition meets innovation and freedom arises from discipline. Nai-Ni Chen has been the resident company at the Harlem School of the Arts in New York City for more than ten years.
It has received grant awards from the National Endowment for the Arts, the New Jersey State Council on the Arts, the Department of State,the Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation, the Fund for US Artistsat International Festivals & Exhibitions, the Hyde and WatsonFoundation, the Connelly Foundation, the E.J. Grassmann Trust, the Mary Flagler Cary Charitable Trust, the Lillian Pitkin Schenck Fund, the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, Verizon, Sony and others.