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US dance group to perform in VN

Update: February, 01/2017 - 11:05
Stephen Petronio Company dancers. The group was founded in 1984 and has performed in 26 countries. Photo
Viet Nam News

HÀ NỘI — A group of dance therpay artists from the Stephen Petronio Company will perform at the Hà Nội Opera House and host workshops for disabled children in the famework of DanceMotion USA on February 12 and 14.

The show is reserved for US alumni, members of the Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative (YSEALI) and partners of the US Embassy.

Another show will take place on February 16 at Hải Phòng’s Opera House.

The company will host two workshops with Vietnamese children with autism and deaf-mute students on February 14.

The first workshop will be held at Kinergie Studio, 101A Nguyễn Khuyến while the latter takes place at Xã Đàn Junior High School.

The Stephen Petronio Company founded in 1984 has performed in 26 countries at various events, including the Dance Umbrella Festival (London), Hebbel Theater (Berlin) and Scene Nationale de Sceaux, Festival d’Automne (Paris).

DanceMotion USA is a programme run by the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs of the US Department of State, produced by the Brooklyn Academy of Music, to facilitate cultural exchange while showcasing the best in contemporary American dance. — VNS 

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