Miami Kaohsiung Dancing Together 2007 

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Leaving Miami: Liony, Brittany, Solomon, Chin-chin, I-Hua

Arriving in Taipei

Welcome to Kaohsiung

Temple Visit

At press conference

Tegan Schwab and choreographer  Chang, Ya-ting at dinner

Press in Kaohsiung

Tsoying Senior High School, Chin-Chin, Crystal, Liony and Amy

 

Dean Lewis Teaching at Tsoying High School

LaQuelle Mills, Solomon Dumas, Tyler Barker, Crystal Karaginis at alumni dinner.

At the Press Conference

Press in Kaohsiung

Junior High Lecture Dem

Crystal Karaginis having lunch with students from Junior High

Robert Battle work "Primate"

After the first performance" Chin-Chin's family.

Buddha Mountain

I-Hua, Maureen, Andrea, Crystal and Alma

Restaurant in Mountains

Inside restaurant in Mountains

Final dinner in Kaohsiung

Wen-Jinn, alum and teacher at Tsoying with Maureen, Quinn and Daniel.

On top of the Mountain with Tegan, Maureen and Quinn.

Walking through the Gorge

Stop at a village to see some Aboriginal dancing.

Alma had a birthday in the mountains.

Climbing through the mining town

Daniel, Quinn and Su-ling shopping.

Ping Heng, director of the University of the Arts with her students.

At the Cloud Gate Dance Studios watching a class.

Imperial Theater

Terra Cotta Soldiers at the natural history museum in Taipei

At the airport.

LaQuelle Mills ready to go home

We're going home!

New York, Alumni Reunion

Top Hsin-Ya Hou, Melissa Toogood, Amy Martin, Maureen O'Rourke
Bottom, Shin-yun Chou   Wen-shuan Yang, Yang-hsien Hsiao

 

THIS IS ONLY A SAMPLE OF THE PLACES WE VISITED AND THERE IS NO WAY YOU COULD SEE THE FRIENDSHIPS DEVELOPED, AND THE JOY EXPERIENCED BY ALL.  I WILL TRY TO POST NEW PHOTOS LATER, SO COME BACK AND VISIT AGAIN.

DANIEL LEWIS
DEAN OF DANCE

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NEW WORLD SCHOOL OF THE ARTS
DANCE DIVISION

Below and to the left you will find photos of our trip to Taiwan from June 22 to July 6, 2007.  Fourteen dancers and four faculty and staff were part of the tour.  We did one performance in Miami with students from the Tsoying Senior High School in Kaohsiung Taiwan and then two performances in Kaohsiung and a lecture demonstration at a Junior High School.  We visited several school, museums, and saw aboriginal dancers and the Cloud Gate Dance Company. We visited the country side and the big cities.  Everyone had an wonderful educational experience. The faculty and students from NWSA in the photos are:

 
Alma Hicks                  Senior
Andrea Murillo            Sophomore
Brittany Young             Sophomore
Chin-Chin Hue             Junior
Crystal Karaginis         Senior
I-Hua Yeh                     Sophomore
LaQuelle Mills               Freshman
Liony Garcia                 Junior
Michael Fernandez       Sophomore
Naimah Saleem            Junior
Solomon Dumas           Freshman
Tegan Schwab              Junior
Theodore Talbot           Senior
Tyler Barker                 Senior
 
Amy San Pedro            Costume Mistress
Daniel Lewis,                Dean of Dance
Maureen O'Rourke-Lewis  Physical Therapy
Josh Gumbinner           Lighting Designer
Quinn Lewis                  Students Kenwood Elementary
 
 
Review in Miami
 
Alaska

First Dinner

At Press Conference Left to Right with the Principal Mr. Lin, Dean Daniel Lewis, Mr. Lee Superintendent, Ms. Chou Director of Tsoying, Mr. Tsai PTA Chairperson.

Liony Garcia, Tegan Schwab, Theodore Talbot,

I-Hua Yeh and Maureen O'Rourke at Market Place.

Warm up before rehearsal of Chinese work.

Andrea Murillo learning to put on Chinese Makeup.

ALUMNI REUNION IN KAOHSIUNG

Junior High Lecture Dem

Junior High Students saying good by

Paul Taylor work Esplanade"

After second performance

Gift for Mayor Manny Diaz from Mayor of Kaohsiung

Chin-chin and Andrea at Buddha Mountain

Quinn, Maureen and Chang, Ya-ting

Michael, Josh, Liony, I-Hua and Andrea in the Mountains

Look-alikes

Karaoke at the concert closing-night dinner ("Taiwan" to the tune of "My Girl")

On the way to Taipei, going through Taroko Gorge

Temple in Taroko Gorge

A little Graham Technique to keep in shape

Michael getting something to drink.  No Coke - only tea and juice.

Japanese mining town in the mountains

Stopping in town to shop: Amy with students from Tsoying.

LaQuelle Mills, Brittany Young, Solomon Dumas, Naimah Saleem with a Taiwanese friend

 

Taipei National University of the Arts

After the performance at the University.

Cloud Gate Studio.  We watched a rehearsal but could not take photos

Chiang Kai-shek Memorial in Taipei

Chiang Kai-shek Park

On the way to the Airport: Su-ling, Principle Mr. Lin and his wife, and "Ellen" our tour guide

At the Taipei airport, ready to go home.

Our new student Yang-hsien who is returning with us.

Maureen, Quinn and Yang-hsien at Rockefeller Center

In Central Park