Worldwide Locations

Worldwide Locations


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Photos: Heroes Bestride the Stage in Evening of Thai Dance and Puppetry

Epic tales from Hindu mythology came to vivid, kinetic life in a joint presentation by the Royal Thai Embassy and Asia Society. more
Madhavi Mudgal (L) and Leela Samson (R) on stage at Asia Society New York on October 1, 2013. (Elsa Ruiz/Asia Society)

An Evening of Odissi and Bharata Natyam with Madhavi Mudgal and Leela Samson

Two renowned exponents of Bharata Natyam and Odissi demonstrate and discuss their respective art forms. more
Indian classical dancer Anwesa Mahanta at Asia Society Hong Kong on July 16, 2013. (Scott Brooks/Imagenix)

Multimedia: 'Dancing the Divinity,' Featuring Anwesa Mahanta

Playing male and female roles, Anewsa Mahanta mesmerized a full house in her Sattriya performance. more
ReOrientate peformed at the Asia Society Hong Kong Center on October 19, 2012. (Asia Society Hong Kong Center)

Performance: A[ndalu]sia - Flamenco ReOriented

A unique Hong Kong-based troupe traces the connections from South Asia, along the Silk Road, all the way to Spanish flamenco. more
Indonesian dance troupe Nan Jombang performing 'Rantau Berbisik.' (

Interview: Rachel Cooper on Indonesia's Envelope-Pushing Dance Troupe

Asia Society's Rachel Cooper shares some insights into Nan Jombang, performing at Asia Society New York on October 6. more

Indian Dance in the 21st Century (Complete)

Demonstrations and a discussion offer a multifaceted take on the contemporary practice of classical Indian dance. more
Excerpts from the KENTARO!! performance at the National Gallery of Modern Art in Mumbai on March 20, 2012. (13 min., 15 sec.)
KENTARO!! Brings Contemporary Japanese Dance and Choreography to Mumbai
Asia Society India Centre presented "After Raining, It Will Be Sunny," a high-energy solo piece performed by young Japanese dancer/choreographer KENTARO!! more
Locking, popping, martial arts derring-do and other highlights from the Aug. 3, 2011 "Hip Hop Kung Fu" event on Asia Society's stage. (4 min., 28 sec.)
Ninjas Rocking and Violin-Infused Rap at 'Hip Hop Kung Fu'
Dynamic, high-energy performances demonstrate a give-and-take between hip hop and Asian culture. more
Former Houston Ballet star Li Cunxin discusses his journey from an impoverished childhood in China to the pinnacle of his artistic profession in Houston on Aug. 1, 2010. Li was in his former hometown to promote a new movie based on his bestselling memoir Mao’s Last Dancer. (Jeff Fantich Photography)

From Peasant Boy to Ballet Star

Li Cunxin, "Mao's Last Dancer," recounts his extraordinary story prior to the launch of a new film based on his life. more
Performing on May 21, 2010, New York's Gamelan Dharma Swara show why they are the first non-Balinese group invited to compete in the Bali Arts Festival. (3 min., 45 sec.)
Gamelan Dharma Swara Brings Bali to New York
Master performers presented a variety of traditional and contemporary dances, along with a musical primer, at the Asia Society. more