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Beneath The Surface

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YMCA of San Francisco Chinatown Branch

855 Sacramento Street

San Francisco, California 94108

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Asian Improv aRts and API Cultural Center present

The World Premiere of

"Beneath The Surface"

A new underwater, multimedia experience by Lenora Lee Dance

Saturday, 10/6 - 8:30pm

Sunday, 10/7 - 6:30pm & 8:30pm

Saturday, 10/13 - 8:30pm

Sunday, 10/14 - 6:30pm & 8:30pm

Performances will begin on time, please arrive early.

Lenora Lee Dance (LLD) celebrates its 11th Anniversary Season with the World Premiere of Beneath The Surface, LLD’s first underwater, multimedia experience premiering in a two-week run 10/6 – 10/14/18. Beneath The Surface serves a meditation on forgiveness, reconciliation, and redemption, speaking to the power of individuals to transcend.

Audiences are reoriented for a unique perspective that merges memory, contemporary reality, and social commentary, experiencing epic storytelling inside an underwater world.

Conceived, Produced & Directed by Lenora Lee

Choreography by Lenora Lee in collaboration with performers Yi-Ting (Gama) Hsu, Hien Huynh, SanSan Kwan, Johnny Nguyen

Music Score by Tatsu Aoki, with Kioto Aoki, JoVia Armstrong, Rami Atassi, Suwan Choi, Coco Elysses, Jamie Kempkers, Edward Wilkerson Jr., Avreeayl Ra

Media Design by Olivia Ting & Lenora Lee

Videography Directed by Lenora Lee

Filmed by Lenora Lee, Shannon Preto, Joel Wanek

Text by Carl Irons

Voiceover by Hien Huynh

In Water Consulting by Edward Goo


YMCA of San Francisco Chinatown Branch

855 Sacramento (between Stockton & Grant)


Portsmouth Square Parking Garage

733 Kearny (between Clay & Washington)

(Very limited street parking in the area)


There are a VERY LIMITED number of tickets. Purchase them today!

Arts Patron - $60 (reserved seating & invitation to VIP celebration with the cast on 10/22/18)

General Admission - $40

Seniors 65+, Students with Valid ID - $30

Standing Room Ticket - $25

CLICK HERE for more info

For questions or high resolution images, email LenoraLeeDance@gmail.com, (415) 913-8725

We encourage guests with special needs or questions to contact us in advance at: LenoraLeeDance@gmail.com or (415) 913-8725

Beneath The Surface is supported in part by San Francisco Arts Commission, Kenneth Rainin Foundation, Zellerbach Family Foundation, Asian Improv aRts, Asian Improv aRts Midwest, Chinese Historical Society of America Museum, Asian Pacific Islander Cultural Center, San Francisco Grants for the Arts, Portsmouth Plaza Parking Corporation, DAE Advertising, Oakland Asian Cultural Center, Donaldina Cameron House, Angel Island Immigration Station Foundation, Dance Mission Theater, and Generous Individuals. Special thanks to Alson & JoAnn Lee, Andy Chu & the Aquatics Staff at the YMCA

Sponsored by YMCA of San Francisco Chinatown Branch

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