Iny Asian Dance Theater is your local Asian dance school and have been around for more than 11 years. Our dance theater participate in many celebration performances and cultural festivals around the Saint Paul, and Minneapolis – the Twin Cities. Our primarily focus is Asian dances: Hmong, Chinese, Thia, and Bollywood dance style, all taught and choreographed by Internationally renowned Hmong artist – Iny Mai Vang along with a well-qualified dance coach team.
Iny Asian Dance Theater has a long history of winning 1st place titles at many Hmong New Year Dance Competitions. We have also received well review at other dance festivals.
Founded in 2000 by Iny Xiong (aka. Mai Vang), Iny Asian Dance Theater (IADT)’s mission is to promote and celebrate Hmong Arts and Culture through dance, theater, educational workshops and other cultural enrichment activities. Our two major projects are: 1) Bringing the Asian Traditional Dances to Life, with a special focus on Asian Indian, Chinese, Hmong, Laotian and Thai dances through weekly dance classes and community engagement performances; 2) Sharing Hmong cultures and talents with mainstream audience to build a better community of appreciation of diverse arts with Annual Recitals and newly created Dance Drama Performance series.
A particular emphasis is placed on youth participation. We offer 7 levels of classes:
· MN Sunshine – girls’ age from 12 and up, with 7 hours training weekly
· Ocean – girls’ age from 11 – 16, with 6 hours training weekly
· Silver Skies – girls’ age from 8 – 13, with 5 hours training weekly
· Rainbow – girls’ age from 6 – 10, with 3 hours training weekly
· Phab Ej Hmoob/Hmong Heroes (All Boy’s Group) – all age, with 5 hours training weekly
. Dancing Mist – girls ages 11-16, with 3 hours training weekly
. Snow Flakes – girls ages 8-13, with 3 hours training weekly
The Most Advanced group – MN Sunshine – has long history of winning the 1st place titles at many Hmong New Year Dance Competition. They just won the 1st Place from 2012 International Hmong New Year Celebration. Iny Asian Dance Theater is famous with their explosive physical capacities along with beautiful costume, and refreshing Asian music.
Dance Groups of Iny Asian Dance Theater
For you Dance Request
To Request our dance team, download our Dance Contract , fill it out and submit it to firstname.lastname@example.org