10,000 Dreams: A Celebration of Asian Choreography - April 12 to April 13

A blossoming initiative to recognize and elevate Asian creatives working in ballet, this program of Asian and Asian American choreography—co-curated by Final Bow for Yellowface’s Phil Chan—features The Washington Ballet, BalletMet, and Oakland Ballet Company. These performances celebrate the 75th anniversary of Singaporean choreographer Choo San Goh (1948-1987) who brought The Washington Ballet international acclaim, plus works by BalletMet’s Edwaard Liang—the first Asian Artistic Director for a major American ballet company, Phil Chan and Caili Quan for Oakland Ballet Company, and the Minnesota debut of choreographer Brett Ishida. 

Friday, April 12 at 7:30pm
Saturday, April 13 at 2:00pm

Program includes
Fives by Choo San Goh, The Washington Ballet
when shall we three meet again by Brett Ishida, The Washington Ballet
Ballet des Porcelaines by Phil Chan, Oakland Ballet Company
Layer Upon Layer by Caili Quan, Oakland Ballet Company
Finding Light pas de deux by Edwaard Liang, BalletMet

Friday, April 12 at 6:30pm: Pre-show artistic exhibit celebrating Asian and Asian American arts and culture. Live music from the University of Minnesota’s Oriental Music Club, campus student association leaders, and installations exploring art as a way to connect to home and heritage from some of the Twin Cities’ leading Asian arts and culture organizations, including Hmong Museum, The SEAD Project, and Theater Mu.

Sensory Friendly Lounge
A Sensory Friendly Lounge equipped with sensory supports and staffed by trained volunteers will be available to all guests who are seeking a safe and soothing atmosphere during this and other select performances. Learn more.

Location Info

84 Church St SE
Minneapolis, MN 55414

Contact Info

Brielle Peterman