What is the role movement plays in religious rituals? Can the artistic process create a safe space where the essences of different spiritual orientations can be revealed? Kun-Yang Lin/Dancers (KYL/D) will mark its 10th Anniversary in Philadelphia by exploring those questions and more in their latest work, Faith Project/The Door. That exploration, which included work with multiple spiritual communities across the city will culminate in a World Premiere performance March 22-24 at Prince Theater. Ticket are $20-$40 and are available online at http://www.kyld.org or at the Prince Theater box office. Continue reading
PHILADELPHIA, PA. Informed by diverse philosophies, living traditions and contemplative practices of Asian origin, the multi-ethnic KYL/D creates technically-demanding, contemporary work of poetic sensibility by Kun-Yang Lin that “continue to push artistic boundaries” (Dance Enthusiast), KYL/D’s home season features the world premiere of SANTUARIO — a moving response to the tragic shootings at Pulse Nightclub in Orlando — and the critically acclaimed ONE: Immortal Game — an exploration of humankind’s rituals surrounding the drive to win. Continue reading
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Kun-Yang Lin/Dancers makes their Spring Philadelphia appearance at Drexel University’s Mandell Theater on Friday, March 22 at 8 PM and Saturday, March 23 at 3 PM and 8 PM. The program, ONE: Gifts from Afar, features the world premiere of One, an exploration of humankind’s rituals surrounding the drive to win. Offering contemporary, Zen-inspired works of poetic sensibility, Kun-Yang Lin/Dancers will pair One with the return of its critically acclaimed work Mandala Project which serves as a complementary piece for the new work. Tickets starting at $27 are available on Dance Box Office. Mandell Theater is located at 33rd and Chestnut Streets.