Overview

Bring your whole family to welcome the Year of the Golden Rat! It’s our annual Chinese New Year celebration with brand-new dance and music from New Jersey’s famed Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company.

NJPAC’s Lizzie & Jonathan Tisch Stage at Victoria Theater will be transformed into a stunning garden of flowers, along with majestic dragons, acrobatic lions, elegant peacocks, twirling ribbons and much more to dazzle your senses.

Acclaimed choreographer Nai-Ni Chen and her exquisite dancers are known for fusing American modern dance with the grace, splendor and discipline of Asian art. This production will transport you beyond cultural boundaries to a place where tradition meets innovation.

“A thrilling display of artistry! With their intriguing choreography of traditional and modern Chinese dance, elaborate costuming, and a variety of music, this company succeeds in delighting people of all ages.”
Broadwayworld.com

Sat, Jan 25 Program:

  • Double Lions Welcome Spring
  • Melody from the Qin County
  • Mountain Rain in the Tea Garden
  • Unbounded
  • Ten Miles A Day
  • Raindrops
  • Whirlwind I
  • New Song of the Herdsman;
    Spring in the Elegant and Serene Suzhou
  • Dragon Festival

Sun, Jan 26 Program:

  • Double Lions Welcome Spring
  • Night at the Torch Festival
  • Mountain Rain in the Tea Garden
  • Unbounded
  • Ten Miles A Day
  • Raindrops
  • Whirlwind I
  • Ambush from All Sides
  • Dragon Festival