Here We Root Dance Performances at Queens Botanical Garden

Here We Root Dance Performances at Queens Botanical Garden

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Queens Botanical Garden

43-50 Main Street

Flushing, NY 11355

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An original outdoor contemporary dance inspired by Asian immigrants' stories focusing on the Chinese diaspora in Flushing, New York.

About this event

***Due to the forecasted weather, this event was postponed from October 1 to rain dates and times: Saturday, October 8 with performances at 4pm & 5:30pm.***

Here We Root is an original outdoor contemporary dance inspired by Asian immigrants' stories, focusing on the Chinese diaspora in Flushing, New York. It invites audiences to experience, reflect on, and celebrate Asian immigrant identities and experiences. The piece combines movements with text, theatre, and an original score to bring the audience a unique performing arts experience within the beautiful setting in the Garden. The audience is encouraged to participate in an interactive moment during the performance. The performance is created by Queens-based choreographer Jiemin Yang in collaboration with the performers and collaborators.

The performances will take place in front of the Wedding Garden. Limited seating will be available with priority access for the elderly and individuals with disabilities. The audience is welcome to sit on the grass or stand around the performance space during the show.

Registration encouraged; walk-ins welcome upon availability.

Learn more about the artists by visiting or follow on Instagram.

This project is made possible (in part) by the Queens Council on the Arts with public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council. The event is hosted by Queens Botanical Garden.

Registration encouraged; walk-ins welcome. Included in Garden admission:

Your admission supports Queens Botanical Garden, the place where people, plants, and cultures meet! QBG is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Entry to this event is included in Garden Admission, and is to be paid at Garden Entrance:

  • *Members 會員 Los miembros 회원 – $0 *
  • Adults 成人 Adultos 성인 – $6
  • Seniors (age 62+) 長者(62歲+) Adultos mayores (edad 62+) 노인 (나이 62+) – $4
  • Students with ID 持學生證學生 Los estudiantes con ID 학생 ID소지 – $4
  • Children (ages 4 to 12) 兒童(4歲至12歲) Niños (4 a 12 años) 어린이 (4 세 ~ 12세) – $2
  • Children (age 3 and under) 幼兒(3歲或以下) Los niños (3 años o menos) 어린이 (3세 이하) – $0

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