Featuring Artist-in-Residence Taipei (AIR Taipei) in Taiwan
As the culminating dance performance of the school year, the concert features the creativity of dance faculty, students, and special guests in a variety of styles. This spring, the Dance program hosts a special international residency with renowned dancer Hsin-Yu Kao through the Taipei Artist Village. Mr. Hsin-Yu Kao will begin his residency at CSU March 23 working with dance classes and choreographing for the Spring Dance Concert on April 10 & 11. The purpose of this international residency that is to promote a better understanding of other cultures, people and art forms; as well as to build global and cross-cultural communities through dance.
Born in Taiwan, Hsin-Yu Kao currently dances with Compagnie Käfig, a French dance company that grafts not only different dance genres but multiple disciplines together with dance, including live music, circus arts, and martial arts. Hsin-Yu Kao’s recent work on Compagnie Käfig’s show, Yogeeti, has toured around the world. Watch Yogeeti
This residency at CSU is funded by the Artist-in-Residence Taipei (AIR Taipei) in Taiwan and is made possible through the generosity of Colorado College Asian Studies Program, Professor John Williams; Professor Joan Ericson; Professor Yunyu Wang, who is professor at Colorado College, dean of General Education College at Taipei National University of the Arts, and also president of the World Dance Alliance; and Ms. Amy Huang.