Located in the heart of Chinatown, Chen Dance Center is a recognized leader in dance and a leading Asian American arts institution. The recipient of the 2002 NYS Governor's Arts Award, the 2005 BESSIES Special Citation, and the 2009 NYC Mayor’s Award for Arts & Culture. CDC realizes its mission to provide moving experiences in Asian American and contemporary dance through its three affiliate programs:
CDC is a member of Dance/USA, Asian American Arts Alliance, Alliance of New York State Arts Organizations, and Chinatown Voting Education Alliance.
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