98.6: A Convergence in 15 Minutes

Dance, Theater

About the Production

98.6: A Convergence in 15 Minutes is a solo performance of two interlacing Chinese American life stories told with delicate dance gestures, elegant projections, live and recorded voice. It is a jewel of dance-theater about two parallel lives distilled into 15 minutes.

Production Team And Cast

Conceived, Written and Directed by

Ping Chong

Projection Design

Jan Hartley

Lighting Design

Tom Hase and Mark London


Muna Tseng

Sound Design

Brian Hallas


Morgane Le Fay


Ping Chong and Muna Tseng

Performance History


PS 122, New York, NY (April 1996)


Asia Society, New York, NY (May 1996)

La MaMa E.T.C. Annex Theater, New York, NY (January-February 1996)

University of California, Long Beach Summer Festival (July 1997)

The International Theater Festival, Seoul, Korea (September 1997)

The Dance Place, Washington D.C. (October 1997)

Hamilton College, Clinton, NY (October 1997)

Center for Creative Photography, Tucson, AZ (November 1997)

Rockford College, Rockford, IL (February 1886)

Chamizal National Theater, E Pasp, TX (April 1998)

Festival of Asian Arts, Hong Kong Cultural Center (August 1998)

Playhouse 91, 92nd St Y Harkness Dance Projects, NY (March 1999)

Tanz Internationale Festival, Heidelberg, Germany (June 1999)

Central Park Summerstage, New York, NY (August 1999)

The Whitney Museum at Philip Morris, New York, NY (April 2000)

Spoleto Festival USA, Charleston, SC (June 2000)

Portland Institute of Contemporary Art (PICA), OR (February 2001)

Contemporary Arts Center and New Orleans Ballet Association, LA (April 2001)

The Dance Place, Washington Performing Arts Society, DC (April 2001)

University of Montana, Missoula, MT (October 2001)

Zachary Scott Off-Broadway Season, Austin, TX (January 2002)

La MaMa E.T.C., New York, NY (October 2002)

La MaMa Moves Festival, New York, NY (May 2007)

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