ABOUT WHITE WAVE
WHITE WAVE’s mission is to act as a potent stimulus for change and expansion of the dance/arts world through creation of new dance works, production of danceconcerts, and education through dance classes. WHITE WAVE’s John Ryan Theaterpromotes and presents emerging and established artists through the annualFestivals Project, providing a venue for choreographers/companies to congregate,create, rehearse and present new dance works. WHITE WAVE Young Soon KimDance Company reaches out to people of all generations and cultures by producing
full scale and multi-dimensional artworks. Its striking productions reect themes
and philosophies that are both modern and timeless.
WHITE WAVE fullls our mission to serve the dance eld and the public at large
through thefollowing activities:
• THE COMPANY:
For twenty years, WHITE WAVE Young Soon Kim DanceCompany has appeared on principal stages across the U.S. and the Far East. Itsannual New York City season consists of full-scale performances of both newworks and repertory by Ms. Kim. The company also produces showcases, classesand workshops.
• FESTIVALS PROJECT:
Since 2001, WHITE WAVE’s Festivals Project has beena vital component of New York’s contemporary dance scene. We produce threeannual projects, DUMBO DANCE FESTIVAL, WAVE RISING SERIES and COOLNEW YORK, where both emerging and established choreographers and companiescongregate, create, rehearse and present new dance works.
• PERFORMANCE & REHEARSAL SPACE:
WHITE WAVE John Ryan Theater,a 120-person capacity, 3000 square-foot dance studio/ theater, offers publicprogramming and serves as a resource to New York’s dance community: companiesand performers can rent its space for rehearsals and performances at a deeplydiscounted rate.
WHITE WAVE provides a wide range of dance educationopportunities to both professional and recreational dancers, as well as to children just discovering the joy of dance.