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Dancer: Naoko Brown, photo credit: Olivia Moon Photography

Convergent Waves: Boston by Lenora Lee Dance

Thursday, April 21 | 7:00 - 8:00 pm - SOLD OUT

Friday, April 22 - Saturday, April 23 | 7:00 - 8:00 pm and 8:30 - 9:30 pm

Pao Arts Center, 99 Albany Street, Boston

Be the first to experience Convergent Waves: Boston, a new site-responsive, multimedia experience by Lenora Lee Dance (LLD). Immerse yourself in a dance event which celebrates the contributions of activists and non-profit leaders and reclaims space by eliciting stories of community agency, resilience, and transformation.

Post-performance discussion after Saturday, April 23, 8:30 pm show

$20.00-$50.00 | limit of 50 people for each performance

Watch the trailer

Convergent Waves: Boston is supported by ArtsEmerson, Pao Arts Center, and by generous individuals. The creation, presentation of and production residency for Convergent Waves: Boston was also made possible by the New England Foundation for the Arts' National Dance Project, with lead funding from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation and The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. This project is supported in part by an award from the National Endowment for the Arts. To find out more about how National Endowment for the Arts grants impact individuals and communities, visit www.arts.gov.

Lenora Lee Dance (LLD) integrates contemporary dance, film, music, and research and has gained increasing attention for its sustained pursuit of issues related to immigration, incarceration, global conflict, and its impacts, particularly on women and families. The company is directed by San Francisco native Lenora Lee, who has been a dancer, choreographer and artistic director for the past 24 years in San Francisco, Los Angeles, and New York. She has been an Artist Fellow at the de Young Museum, a Djerassi Resident Artist, a Visiting Scholar at New York University 2012-2016, an Artist in Residence at Dance Mission Theater, a 2019 United States Artists Fellow.

Special Thanks to: Asian Community Development Corporation, Carmen Chan, Chinatown Community Land Trust, Chinese Historical Society of New England, Susan Chinsen, Ken Eng, Stephanie Fan, Amy Guen, Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Harry Lee, Paul Lee, Tunney Lee, Angie Liou, Lydia Lowe, Cynthia Soo Hoo, Cynthia Woo, and Cynthia Yee.

Attendees are asked to follow Pao Arts Center COVID-19 Protocols. 

Filming: 

Film crews will be present at the Friday 4/22 7:00 pm and Saturday 4/23 7:00 pm and 8:30 pm performances and post show discussions. 

By participating in this event, attendees consent to being recorded and authorize Lenora Lee Dance, ArtsEmerson, BCNC (Pao Arts Center) to use the footage and photographs in print, digital or web-based format for its promotional and archival purposes. Footage may also be used in this performance and subsequent performances.

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Pao Arts Center was established in 2017 as a visionary program collaboration between Boston Chinatown Neighborhood Center (BCNC) and Bunker Hill Community College. As Chinatown’s first arts and cultural center, Pao Arts Center represents the belief that investing in arts, culture, and creativity are vital to the health and well-being of individuals, families, and vibrant communities.

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