Rhythms of China 2019

Are you excited for showcase? Because we definitely are. There’s exactly one more week left until Rhythms of China, which is at 8 p.m in Bailey hall next Friday and our performers have been practicing extremely hard. 

Tickets are $8 presale and $10 at the door. 

Here is a link to our Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/800932963609847/


Third Round Dances and Upcoming Performance

We hope you are having a great semester so far! Below is information about our third round dances, which start this Friday, Feb. 8th.

Skirt Dance–every Friday night at Noyes from 8:00-9:30pm, contact Ella Lei (efl43) for more information

Xinjiang Dance –every Sunday afternoon at Willard Straight Hall from 1:00-3:00pm, contact Muyang Li (ml2375) and Stella Yao (yy675) for more information 

Also, Peacock will be performing at CSA’s Lunar New Year celebration on Fri. Feb. 8th @ 9:20pm in WSH Memorial Room. So come watch if you can!

2nd Round Dances and Upcoming Events

Thanks to everyone who came to first round dances! First round dances are officially over. Second round dances will begin next week: 

Double Fribbon Dance–every Friday night at Noyes from 8:15-9:45pm, contact Glenna Zhang (glz6) for more information 

Parasol Dance –every Sunday afternoon at Willard Straight Hall from 12:00-2:00pm, contact Xuelin Hong (xh222) for more information 

Technique!!!–Saturday afternoon 4:00-5:30 @ Helen Newman Hall

Please join us during the rehearsals! 

First Round Dances

A huge thanks to everyone to came to open rehearsal! Here’s a quick update on the first round dances:

Peacock Dance rehearsals will begin this Friday (9/28) @ 8:15pm in the Noyes Multipurpose Room on West Campus 

Technique rehearsals will begin this Saturday (9/29) @ 4:00pm in the Helen Newman Dance Studio on North Campus

Double-Sided Fan rehearsals will continue this Sunday (9/30) @ 12:00pm @ Willard Straight Hall 5th floor lounge on Central Campus

All members are required to attend technique, as they provide an amazing foundation for all of the dances we do! Although we gave everyone dance assignments, if you would like to be in the other dance instead, feel free to come to either dance or both as long as you let the choreographer and Glenna (glz6@cornell.edu) know ahead of time.

Open Rehearsal this Saturday 9/15

Thank you everyone who came our booth at A3WR and Clubfest! If you missed those events, no worries. You can still come and check us out at our open rehearsal which will be this Saturday 9/15 at 4:00- 5:30 pm in Helen Newman Hall.

We will be teaching a peacock and fan dance. Again, no dance experience is required. We look forward to seeing you all there!

Orientation Events

Please come watch us perform and talk with us at the following orientation events: 

Saturday, Aug. 25th from 11:30 am-2:00 pm
Balch courtyard
SDDI Organization Fair
Saturday Sept. 1st from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Ho Plaza
Sunday, Sept. 10th  from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Barton Hall

We hope to see you all there! 

Third Round Dance and Upcoming Events!!!

Fan Dance — Sundays 1-3pm @Willard Straight Hall

Our talented choreographer Daisy will teach double sided fan dance every Sunday starting from 2/11. It is an elegant Chinese traditional dance and anyone is welcomed regardless of past dance experiences. 

Concubine Dance — Fridays 7:50-9:20pm @Noyes

It is Dekang’s fourth year in Illuminations. She is a wonderful dancer and choreographer, and if you are interested in Chinese dance or even Chinese history, concubine dance will be a great fit for you!! 

Clubfest — 2/9 1-4pm @Barton hall — Sword Dance

Lunar New Year — 2/10 2-6pm @Big Red Barn — Sword Dance

Chinese New Year — 2/15 evening @Okenshields — Modern Fusion Dance

Chinese New Year Performance — 2/16 7pm @Taiwanese Association — Fribbon

Lunar New Year — Greater Chinese Business Club Johnson: 2/23 — Modern Fusion Dance

Please come to our OPEN REHEARSAL 2/10 4-6PM @Willard Straight Hall 6th floor. Hope to see you soon!!!