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Thursday, March 30, 2023, from 6:30 P.M. – 7:30 P.M. EST and 8:30 P.M. – 9:30 P.M. EST

Friday, March 31, 2023, from 6:30 P.M. – 7:30 P.M. EST and 8:30 P.M. – 9:30 P.M. EST

Museum of Chinese in America, 215 Centre Street, New York, NY 10013

General Admission: $35; Patron Ticket: $70*

Use Promo Code MOCA45 to access 15% discount tickets.


*Patron Tickets include a tax-deductible donation to JCP’s Patron Ticket Program

**anyone with an economic barrier to enter, please email: jchenproject@gmail.com

The Museum of Chinese in America (MOCA) is proud to sponsor J CHEN PROJECT with the Creative Space Grant initiative for the upcoming dance project, AAPI Heroes: Myths and Legends, an immersive evening of dance that reimagines the past, present, and future through an Asian American cultural lens. Take a journey through the spaces of MOCA and explore different worlds filled with AAPI stories of strength, resilience, and resistance in the face of ongoing challenges and discrimination.  AAPI Heroes aims to educate, raise awareness, and inspire audiences to stand in solidarity and take action to address and combat these issues while also honoring the rich fruits of AAPI history.  

This evening will include new works inspired by two iconic Asian American figures who have significantly impacted American culture and society: Bruce Lee and Anna May Wong. The performances will pay tribute to the enduring influence of Bruce Lee’s martial arts and philosophy and the trailblazing career of Anna May Wong, the first Chinese American Hollywood movie star.

Director and Choreographer: Jessica Chen

Production Stage Manager: Beau Banks

Lighting Designer: Jennifer Fok

Composer and Sound Designer: PaprTape

Costume Designers: Lui Konno, Erica Johnston, Keiko Voltaire

Artistic Assistant: Neysha Merced

Dancers: Carl Ponce Cubero, Sumire Ishige, Maya Lam, Chieh Hsiung,

Fang-Ting Yeh, Tsubasa Nishioka, Cameron Surh and Fiona Tsang

March 30, 2023
March 31, 2023

AAPI Heroes: Myths and Legends is funded by the Coalition for Asian American Children and Families (CACF) through the NYS AAPI Community Fund and sponsored by the Museum of Chinese in America.

JCP Programs are made possible with funds from the NYC Department of Cultural Affairs, the New York State Council on the Arts, Amerivision Inc, and the Dance/NYC Dance Advancement Fund.