About This Artist

Melissa Lewis (顾眉)  is a ChineseAmerican artist working with mixed identities and mediums. Her work has been presented here and abroad. She thinks often of decolonization, mother tongues, and queerness. Melissa has been dreaming and reading about Bruce Lee for the last year, and comes from a background of traditional Chinese folk arts.

 

Current Key Collaborators:

Brenton Cheng. Rose Huey. Kim Ip. Nina Wu.

 

About this Project

An all-Chinese cast performs identity, martial arts technique, and cha-cha. This research-driven, interdisciplinary work considers Bruce Lee and his legacy as local master, film icon and hero.

 

Photos courtesy of Melissa Lewis

Upcoming Events

Broken Seeds Still Grow: Taking Root

Nava Dance Theatre
Fri-Sun, Mar 29-31, Fri & Sat 8pm, Sat & Sun 3pm matinee

/soft/c/ and ceremonious present

Stephanie Hewett and Kim Ip/Krimm's Dance Party
Thu-Sat, April 4-6 & 11-13, 8pm

Open Stage at CounterPulse

Wed, Apr 17, 6:00pm-7:30pm

tiny little get down

tinypistol + little seismic dance company
Fri, Apr 19, 7:30pm-9:30pm

Archived Events

Amerta Movement Mini-Symposium: Ritual ~ Performance ~ Daily Life

Public Workshop, Discussion, and Informal Performances by Margit Galanter, Julie Nathanielsz, Mara Poliak, and Sally Dean
Sun, Mar 17, 1:00pm-5:00pm

Somatic Costumes Performance Showing

Sally Dean
Sun, Mar 17, 5:30pm-6:30pm

Second Storm

inkBoat and friends
Sat, Mar 16, 5:00pm-6:00pm at Grace Cathedral

T.V.O.D. All-Nighter

T.V.O.D.
Sat-Sun, Mar 16-17, 11:59pm-6:00am

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