East Meets West 2021: International Dance and Music Festival
Tong Wang, artistic directors
October 15 - 17, 2021
The "East Meets West" International Dance and Music Festival celebrates global artistry. The showcase is a collaboration with regional and international partners. This year the program features UCI Dance Department, Bucknell University, University of Cincinnati, North Carolina School of the Arts, University of Oklahoma, Scottsdale Community College, Beijing Normal University, Capital Normal University, Beijing Dance Academy, Shanghai Normal University, Shanghai University of Sport, Nanjing University of the Arts, Zhejiang Professional Arts Academy, Zhejiang Music Academy, Yaya Dance Academy, Southland Ballet Academy, American Ballet Theater William Gillespie School, Morning Star Dance Academy, Sukanya Kumar (Classical Indian Dance) & more...
Masterclasses will be held online over zoom (All time in California Time Zone GMT-7 PDT).
This year, we are honored to have:
TAN YUAN YUAN (San Francisco Ballet Principal Dancer)
Friday October 15, 2021 | 12p-1:30p
MAVIN KHOO (Akram Khan Company Rehearsal Director)
Saturday October 16, 2021 | 10:30a-12p
DAIJIAN (MaiOui Dance Arts)
Saturday October 16, 2021 | 1p-2:30p
ADI SALANT (former Batsheva Rehearsal Director and dancer)
Sunday October 17, 2021 | 10:30a-12p
Performances will be held online (link on button below). Videos will be up at premiere time listed below:
2 Gala performances will be be held on October 15 & 16 at 7p-8:30p; Rising Stars performances will be held on October 17 at 7p-8:30p.