Jenni Hong, made in Taiwan, is the artistic director and choreographer of Jenni Hong Dance, founded in 2006. Her choreography has been presented in Taiwan, Italy and the United States. In New York City, Jenni’s work have been seen at DanceNow/NYC, Danspace Project, Joyce SoHo, Dance Space Center/DNA/ Gibney Dance, Puffin Room, Dixon Place, BAAD!, Tisch School of the Arts/NYU, “the Featured Length Independent Choreographer (FLIC) Fest” at Irondale Center, Green Space, Triskelion Arts, Wassaic Dance Project, Waterside Dance Festival, Socrates Sculpture Park and the “EMOVES-13” Series at Harlem Stage. In Taiwan, Jenni’s evening-length work, mach.com, was most recently presented by the 15th Crown Festival in Taipei. Jenni has worked and collaborated with artists including Kirstie Simson, Gibney Dance, Jana Hicks, Nathan Trice, Dance Forum Taipei, Edisa Weeks, Erica Essner Performance Co-Op, David Appel, among others. Jenni was a guest teacher at Tisch, NYU as part of the Artist in Residency Festival with Gibney Dance from 2005-2009. Since 2005, she has been teaching Yoga and movement awareness to survivors of domestic violence, seniors, LGBT and HIV/AIDS communities in New York City. She graduated cum laude from Clark University, holds a MA in psychology from Columbia University, and is a RYT-500 hour certified Yoga teacher. Jenni Hong Dance is the grant recipient of the Manhattan Community Arts Fund (MCAF) and the Triskelion Arts Space Subsidy Program made possible with support from the Andew W. Melon Foundation. This is the second year Jenni Hong Dance has been awarded a CUNY Dance Residency.
April 25, 2017 |