Today's guest is Nai-Ni Chen. A cross-cultural choreographer based in the NJ/NYC area, Nai-Ni brings the dynamic freedom of American modern dance together with the elegant splendor of Asian Art. Nai-Ni Chen Dance company is one of the most visible Asian American dance companies in America with an extensive season of touring and performing around the world for the past 30 years.
Today's podcast is in partnership with the Women in Dance Leadership Conference that took place in January 2018 in NYC. Our first guest in this episode is Sandra Parks, the founder/director of the Women in Dance Leadership Conference. Sandra is also a choreographer, dance educator, film producer and editor, and advocate for female leadership. Our second guest is Renee Chatelain, currently President/CEO of the Arts Council of Baton Rouge. She is also an attorney, former professional ballet dancer, teacher and speaker. Most recently, she was on faculty at the Ballet Festival of India in Mumbai and a speaker at the Women in Dance Leadership Conference at NYU.