Cloud Gate Dance Theatre Lecture and Demonstration
San Francisco, CA 94102
In advance of the summer 2016 exhibition Emperors’ Treasures: Chinese Art from
the National Palace Museum, Taipei, the Asian Art Museum hosts Cloud Gate
Dance Theatre of Taiwan in two presentations showcasing the company’s process
and inspiration led by founding Lin Hwai-min.
This lecture-demonstration will take you inside the practice of one of today’s most
celebrated international dance companies and reveal their artistic influences,
including Chinese calligraphy, meditation and martial arts traditions. After the talk,
members of Cloud Gate will dance through the Loggia and grand staircase in a
short movement piece inspired by the museum collection.
Seating is limited. Cloud Gate’s Bay Area residency is
presented in conjunction with the Cal Performances 2016 spring season.
Samsung Hall, Grand Staircase
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