Video: Performing Asia — A Legacy of Performing Arts at the Asia Society

Rachel Cooper, the director of Global Performing Arts and Cultural Initiatives at the Asia Society, lectures on the institution's rich history and relationship with performance art. Cooper recalls some of Asia Society's most memorable stage moments, exploring some of the historic relationships that were fostered, and describes bringing together talents from all over Asia and the United States. The lecture was interspersed with special guest performances from Koma Otake, Yin Mei, and Parul Shah

The event is part of Asia Society's 60th anniversary celebration

Watch the lecture and performance in the video above.