On May 11, the CHSA Museum is presenting immigration experience interactive programs in the Kimball Gallery of de Young Museum, with de Young Artist Fellow Lenora Lee.
During the month of May, the de Young Museum will showcase the work-in-progress of multi-disciplinary dance artist Lenora Lee as part of the museum’s Artist Fellows Program. A San Francisco native who is deeply rooted in the Asian American communities of San Francisco and New York City, Lee will reveal her process of creating narrative, interdisciplinary dance pieces that give voice to the experiences of Asian Americans.
About Lenora Lee
For the past 15 years, Lee has worked as a dancer, choreographer, and artistic director in San Francisco, Los Angeles, and New York. She brings diverse training to her performances, with a BA in dance from UCLA, experience as a Japanese taiko drumming performer with the celebrated San Francisco ensemble Genryu Arts; knowledge of karate from Enshin Karate, South San Francisco Dojo; and training in Chinese forms with Kei Lun Martial Arts. She has also pursued private study in dance composition, contact improvisation, Afro-Brazilian dance, modern dance, and ballet, among other disciplines.