Asia Youth Dance 2012 by Rave Group

Mr. H. T. CHEN (NEW YORK)
陳學同(紐約)

Artistic Director, H.T, Dance Company, Inc. / Chen Dance Center
藝術總監,陳學同舞蹈團 / 陳學同舞蹈中心

 

H.T. Chen is a leading choreographer acclaimed for his dynamic fusion of the spirited energy of American modern dance and the poise of traditional and contemporary Asian aesthetics. His work has been performed in over 100 cities and festivals in the United States, Hong Kong, Taiwan, China, and Germany. H.T. Chen is Founder/Director of Chen Dance Center – Company, Theater and School in New York City.

Born in Shanghai, China and raised in Taiwan, Chen has been a resident of New York City since 1971. Mr. Chen is a graduate of the University of Chinese Culture in Taiwan, The Juilliard School in New York City, and New York University's Department of Dance Professions, where he received his Masters Degree in Dance Education. In New York, he also studied at the Martha Graham School of Contemporary Dance and was a scholarship student at the American Dance Center. H.T. Chen was on the faculty at New York University’s School of Education, taught at the Navajo Community College, the TAIPEDIA Dance Festival, and has been guest faculty at numerous U.S. colleges. In addition to choreographing on his own company, he has choreographed for numerous theater productions.

Mr. Chen has been the recipient of numerous awards, including Fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts; a New York State CAPS grant; a Jerome Foundation grant; and a Meet the Composer grant. In 2002, H.T. Chen & Dancers received the New York State Governor’s Awards for artistic achievement and contributions to communities.

In October 2003 the Organization of Chinese Americans honored Mr. Chen with a Lifetime Achievement Award, and in 2004 he received the Special Recognition Award for Community Service from the CUNY Asian Alumni Association. In 2005, Mr. Chen was the recipient of the BESSIES Special Citation, in 2009 he received the New York City Mayor’s Award for Arts and Culture, and in 2012 received the Mid-Career Award from the Martha Hill Dance Fund, LTD.

 

他是早期廣受好評的一位先進編舞家;融合了美國現代舞蹈和亞洲傳統舞蹈動作、達到現代的美學,舞蹈作品的動態感有朝氣蓬勃的展現力,他創作和演出了超過40部作品在美國,香港,台灣,中國和德國在全國100多個城市,並自1978年起創始陳學同舞蹈中心 – 設立小劇場和學校。

陳學同先生在中國上海出生,台灣長大,自1971年以來一直居於紐約市。陳先生畢業於台灣中國文化大學,紐約茱莉亞音樂學院和私立紐約大學舞蹈教育碩士,在紐約,他還就讀於瑪莎葛蘭姆當代舞蹈學校,並在美國舞蹈中心,獎學金的學生在。一直獲得無數的獎項,包括三度從國家藝術基金會創作獎金,杰羅姆基金會等創作獎。

曾任紐約大學教育學院助理教授,及在納瓦霍社區學院,在美國眾多高校任教。曾在很多的州任評審委員,包括紐約州藝術委員會,國家藝術基金會,美國馬薩諸塞州藝術委員,大西洋中部,賓夕法尼亞州藝術委員,美國中部藝術委員,以及加州藝術委員等。

2002年在大都會美術館頒發「紐約州長藝術獎」陳氏是唯一的得獎人,

2003年10月榮獲華裔美國人組織終身成就獎,並於2004年紐約市立大學亞洲校友會社區服務特別表彰獎。在2009年他獲得紐約市長文化藝術獎,及紐約蓓茜表演藝術傑出獎、並於2012年獲得瑪莎、海兒舞蹈基金會頒予職業生涯獎。