Meany Center for the Performing Arts
Shen Wei Dance Arts
March 16–18, 2017
One of the premier international dance companies, Shen Wei Dance Arts has won worldwide acclaim for “amassing a body of works so strikingly original they defy categorization” (The Boston Globe). The dances Shen Wei makes for his company utilize his Natural Development Technique, which is a unique amalgamation of Western contemporary dance and Eastern movement techniques and practices. His works draw on influences as varied as traditional Chinese culture and arts, European Surrealism, American high modernism, and the ritual power of ancient drama.