Performing Arts

Arif Lohar

Latest Content

An Asia Society commission presented as part of The Public Theater's Under the Radar Festival.
Asia Society New York looks back at some of its most colorful moments of the year.
Koma Otake, Yin Mei, and Parul Shah join us on stage to celebrate 60 years of performing arts at Asia Society.
Asia Society Texas Center announces the appointment of Saleena Jafry as the new Director of Education, Business & Policy.
The legendary trumpeter told the San Diego Union-Tribune that he "wasn't anywhere near Joey's sophistication at his age."
Artists presented musical performances exploring their creative encounters and then discussed explorations of identity, gender, and the Asian American experience.
Viewers enjoyed an engaging performance depicting the personal and spiritual journey of the Vietnamese boat people
Asia Society Arts at 60
Asia Society Texas Center welcomed back Tibetan monks from Drepung Loseling Monastery to create a sand mandala and perform special dances.
Video: A blend of traditional and new music from The Bandistan Ensemble.
Packed houses visited Asia Society to celebrate the inaugural world premiere production, Tsuru.
Asia Society brings Lahore Literary Festival, a celebratory exploration of the literary arts of Pakistan, to New York.
Renowned puppet master Ki Midaiyanto brings Indonesia's "Tale of Déwa Ruci" to life at Asia Society.
Asia Society's Rachel Cooper explains what makes the ancient Javanese art form so unique.
The traditional music transports the musicians and audience closer to the divine.
The two-day event offers a rejoinder to the country's reputation for political instability and extremism.
Audiences were left rolling after a special performance of traditional Japanese comedic theater.
Japanese Kyogen is a rare form of classic theater that lends itself well to modern interpretation while still maintaining its 600 year-old spirit.

Upcoming Events

  • Special Event
     /  New York
    27 Mar 2018
    7:00pm - 8:15pm
    Shen Wei, the acclaimed choreographer, painter, and founder of Shen Wei Dance Arts, reveals his artistic inspirations and working processes as a multi-media artist in a far-reaching dialogue on Buddhism, childhood memories, explorations of dreamscapes, and his journeys to Tibet.
  • Performance
     /  New York
    14 Apr 2018
    7:30pm - 8:30pm
    Premiere performances of an Asia Society commission created by Samita Sinha, Dean Moss, and Cenk Ergün inspired by the myth of the Hindu goddess Sati and the idea of dark matter.
  • Performance
     /  New York
    15 Apr 2018
    6:30pm - 7:30pm
    Premiere performances of an Asia Society commission created by Samita Sinha, Dean Moss, and Cenk Ergün inspired by the myth of the Hindu goddess Sati and the idea of dark matter.
  • Performance
     /  New York
    16 Apr 2018
    6:30pm - 7:30pm
    Premiere performances of an Asia Society commission created by Samita Sinha, Dean Moss, and Cenk Ergün inspired by the myth of the Hindu goddess Sati and the idea of dark matter.
  • Performance
     /  New York
    19 Apr 2018
    7:30pm - 8:30pm
    Premiere performances of an Asia Society commission created by Samita Sinha, Dean Moss, and Cenk Ergün inspired by the myth of the Hindu goddess Sati and the idea of dark matter.
  • Performance
     /  New York
    21 Apr 2018
    7:30pm - 8:30pm
    Premiere performances of an Asia Society commission created by Samita Sinha, Dean Moss, and Cenk Ergün inspired by the myth of the Hindu goddess Sati and the idea of dark matter.
  • Performance
     /  New York
    22 Apr 2018
    6:30pm - 7:30pm
    Premiere performances of an Asia Society commission created by Samita Sinha, Dean Moss, and Cenk Ergün inspired by the myth of the Hindu goddess Sati and the idea of dark matter.