State of the Arts

Unity: Choreographer Nai-Ni Chen Remembered

Season 40 Episode 9 | 26m 46s | Video has closed captioning.

Renowned dancer and choreographer Nai-Ni Chen died while swimming in 2021. State of the Arts remembers Nai-Ni's remarkable life and artistry. Born and trained in Taiwan, she emigrated to the USA in her early 20s. In 1988, she founded the Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company in Fort Lee, NJ, melding Chinese traditions with contemporary dance. The diverse company continues to perform their founder's work.

Aired: 07/25/22

Rating: NR

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