Dec 3, 2023

La MaMa Kids: Movement Workshop led by Ashley Chen

Ashley Chen

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A unique dance workshop led by Ashley Chen

Photos by Jerome Brody

Ashley Chen has trained at the CNSMD in Paris. After one project with Thomas Duchâtelet, he joins the Merce Cunningham Dance Company in New York in 2000. He moves back Europe, after four years to integrate the Lyon Opera Ballet where he performs works by William Forsyth, Trisha Brown, Philippe Decouflé, Christian Rizzo, Mathilde Monnier, Russel Maliphant and Ohad Naharin. In 2006, AshleyChen decides to become a free-lance dancer and works with different choreographers throughout Europe, such as John Scott and Liz Roche in Ireland, Michael Clark in the U.K., Michele Ann de Mey and Jean-Luc Ducourt in Belgium, Philipe Decouflé and Boris Charmatz in France (still currant), he also works with Robert Swinston as performer and assistant on works by Cunningham. In 2012, he founded the Compagnie Kashyl, he has since then created five pieces.

La MaMa Kids


La MaMa Kids Online presents kids performances and hands-on workshops online, timed especially for “after school” viewing! La MaMa will continue to use emerging technologies to create a new venue for artistic expression that questions how art can function and how we as a society can survive challenging periods of history.

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