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Choreographer Jin Xing in Conversation with Ananya Chatterjea

Date: 02/16/2012

Time: 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Location: 125 Nolte Center for Continuing Education

Cost: Free


Join us for a public conversation between Jin Xing and Ananya Chatterjea, with 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, which is the resident dance company at the Oriental Arts Theater in Shanghai. Her choreography is graceful, subtle, and filled with visual appeal. 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.


  • Name: Institute for Advanced Study
  • E-mail: ias@umn.edu
  • Phone: 612-626-5054
  • Sponsored by: Institute for Advanced Study, Northrop Auditorium, GLBTA Programs Office, Theatre Arts & Dance, China Center, Confucius Institute, Chinese American Association of Minnesota. Additional support provided by Arts Midwest.


Parking is available at the Fourth Street ramp and in the Church Street garage. Reciprocal contract parking is also available for those with contracts on the west bank or on the Saint Paul campus.

More information: http://www.ias.umn.edu/thursdayscals12.php

Disability Options:

To request disability accommodations, please contact the IAS at 626-5054 or ias@umn.edu.

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