CONTEMPORARY DANCE IN CHINA-Folk Influences
Guest lecture presentation by Dancer & Scholar, DR. WEI ZHANG
Thursday, April 22, 2010
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
208 Glorya Kaufman Hall
"Chinese folk and classical traditions influence and shape contemporary dance in China today" says, Dr. Wei Zhang - Chinese folk dancer and professor at Tongji University, Shanghai, China. A visiting scholar at UCLA's Department of World Arts and Cultures, Dr Wei will help us understand the politic of dance-making in China's contemporary scene and discuss contemporary works that spring from traditional Chinese dance forms.
Sponsor(s): World Arts & Cultures