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Wind-powered dance

WCdance will perform a work inspired by a Japanese film about an aeronautical engineer, while Feng Dance Theater’s name comes from a passage about breezes in ‘The Analects of Confucius’

By Diane Baker  /  Staff reporter

In addition to creating works for her company and other troupes, Yen, who is an assistant professor of dance at the Tainan University of Technology, has been a frequent contributor to Kaohsiung City Ballet’s (高雄城市芭蕾舞團) annual Dance Shoe (點子鞋) production, with pieces that reflect the best of ballet and modern dance traditions.

In other dance-related news, congratulations are in order for Century Contemporary Dance Company (世紀當代舞團) founder Yao Shu-fen (姚淑芬). She was named on Tuesday one of the seven winners of this year’s National Award for Arts by the National Culture and Arts Foundation.

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