Spring 2002 and Spring 2004 -- Journey East II
Leland and Grayís Asian Studies Academy and Sino-American Performing Arts Exchange
Study of Chinese language, literature, history, geography, philosophy, spirituality, performing arts, politics
Four-Week Trip to China:
First half of the Performing Arts Exchange: Three weeks travel, research and performance in China ( Inner Mongolia, Qufu, Xiaan, Beijing)
Week-long arts collaboration with students in Hohhot yielding a piece to perform in Inner Mongolia and Vermont
Follow up activities including homecoming performances at various locales, interaction with community members, and school visits
Journey Eastís mission is to help spread the word and grow Vermontersí understanding of Asian and its cultures. To that end, the performances offered throughout the exchange will be free to the public with donations welcome.