Choreographer Jin Xing in Conversation with Ananya Chatterjea and Ben Johnson
China’s most celebrated dancer, Jin Xing, and her company Jin Xing Dance Theatre Shanghai, will perform at the Orpheum Theatre as part of Northrop Dance on February 18. Jin Xing’s courage, fighting spirit, and beautiful artistry have contributed to her great success as a dancer and owner of China’s only independent dance company. Her choreography is graceful, subtle, and filled with visual appeal. Cosponsored by Northrop Dance, Theatre Arts and Dance, GLBTA Programs Office, China Center, Chinese American Association of Minnesota, with additional support from Arts Midwest.
Jin Xing is also an accomplished film actress and she is known her support of human rights, artistic freedom, and community activism in China. Professor Ananya Chatterjea is director of the Dance Program at the University of Minnesota and the founder and artistic director of Ananya Dance Theatre. Ben Johnson is Director of Northrop Concerts and Lectures.