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Members of Myanmar's Shwe Man Thabin company perform at Asia Society New York on April 11, 2015. (Ellen Wallop/Asia Society)

Watch: Celebrated Myanmar Troupe and 'Outstanding Performance of the Year' Nominee Shwe Man Thabin

Watch the full Asia Society program featuring Myanmar's celebrated troupe Shwe Man Thabin, which has been nominated for Outstanding Performance of the Year by The New York Dance and Performance Awards. more
Performers Qian Yi, Chinese kunqu opera star; Parul Shah, celebrated performer of India’s kathak dance; and Wendy Whelan, former principal dancer with the New York City Ballet share the stage at Asia Society New York on June 24, 2015.  (Elsa M. Ruiz)

Watch: Stars of New York City Ballet, Indian Kathak Dance, and Chinese Kunqu Opera Share Stage

What do ballet, Indian kathak dance, and Chinese kunqu opera have in common? Watch Asia Society's recent Viewpoints: Classical Connections program, featuring acclaimed performers Wendy Whelan, Parul Shah, and Qian Yi, to find out. more
Members of Myanmar's Shwe Man Thabin company perform at Asia Society New York on April 11, 2015. (Ellen Wallop/Asia Society)
Shwe Man Thabin Performance at Asia Society Nominated for Bessie Award
"Music and Dance from Myanmar" nominated for outstanding performance of the year. more
Sri Lanka’s Ceylon National Dancers. (Asia Society)

#TBT: Sri Lankan Dance Troupe 'Snakes' Its Way Through America in 1958

Each week, we'll reach into Asia Society's archives to find a photo from the organization's nearly 60-year history. This week: one of Asia Society's earliest cultural performances. more

Viewpoints: Classical Connections, with Wendy Whelan, Parul Shah and Qian Yi (Complete)

Wendy Whelan, former principal dancer with the New York City Ballet; Parul Shah, celebrated performer of India’s kathak dance; and Qian Yi, Chinese kunqu opera star join the Asia Society stage for Viewpoints: Classical Connections. more
Dancers from the Burmese National Theater collaborate with American dancers at the Martha Graham Studio in New York during a historic U.S. visit in 1975. (Dan Sterbling)

#TBT: Burmese National Theater Makes Historic U.S. Visit in 1975

Each week, we'll reach into Asia Society's archives to find a photo from the organization's nearly 60-year history. This week: dancers from the Burmese National Theater teach American students at Martha Graham's New York studio. more

Highlights from Shwe Man Thabin Troupe of Myanmar

Myanmar's storied performance company brings a traditional zat pwe—combining music, dance, comedy, and acrobatics—to Asia Society's stage. more