Not Your Mother's Pan-Asian Festival

Saturday, September 25, 2021
7:30 – 8:45PM

Not Your Mother’s Pan-Asian Festival (NYMPAF) is a groundbreaking new event that celebrates the breadth of AAPI dance expression. We seek to connect the East and the venerable rest, creating a new style that blends the traditional and the contemporary, honoring our history and our present. (And we mean no disrespect to our mothers–they’re the ones who first taught us how to groove!)

Taking place in the Lower East Side’s Abrons Arts Center Amphitheater, NYMPAF will feature traditional and contemporary works performed by an AAPI roster of Kevin Toyo (The Japanese Folk Dance Institute of NY), Dancers Unlimited, Kelly Tsai, gorno_suzuki_tanabe, Aishwarya Madhav (Indian Classical dance), and Kinding Sindaw (Indigenous Mindanao dance).

The dynamic lighting design (by Kia Rogers) will illuminate dancers as they perform in locations all around the amphitheater.

Ticket Fee: Free with RSVP

This program is presented in conjunction with The Japanese Folk Dance Institute of NY and presented at Abrons Arts Center as part of the @Abrons Series. NYMPAF is made possible by The New York City Artist Corps.

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