What: TCCDC is proudly announcing the “Enchantment of Dance” — TCCDC 2011 Chinese New Year Celebration Show at the O’Shaughnessy Theater on Saturday, January 29, 2011, at 7:00pm. This show will be TCCDC’s way of celebrating the Chinese New Year, the Year of Rabbit, and the groups way of saying “Thank You” to all the warm and generous support in the past year. The night will be filled with memorable beautiful music, charming songs and dazzling dances.
The Twin Cities Chinese Dance Center (TCCDC), is a project that is used as a platform to teach dance to children and adults. TCCDC, is a non-profit performing arts and educational organization founded with the goal of promoting the understanding and appreciation of Chinese culture. Their activities are designed to preserve traditional Chinese genres of performing arts and nurture innovations that reflect the dynamic and diverse Chinese cultural heritage.
The Chinese New Year is a traditional Chinese holiday and is celebrated at the end of the Chinese calender. The literal translation of the holidays name, is “Spring Festival”. The holiday is centuries old, surrounded around myths and ancient traditions.
During the Chinese New Year celebration, TCCDC dancers will showcase the comprehensive curriculum that they have covered at the traditional Chinese dance school. The school teaches its students the unique vocabulary, meanings, and ordered structures that enable the dancers to fully express their thoughts through dance. The students are trained by professional instructors, who are also still active Chinese dancers. The school also offers its students courses in Latin, ballet and Chinese martial arts.