Convocation with Phil Chan ’06

6 May 2022

Phil Chan is a co-founder of Final Bow for Yellowface, and author of Final Bow for Yellowface: Dancing between Intention and Impact, and the President of the Gold Standard Arts Foundation. He is currently a ‘21/’22 Visiting Scholar at the A/P/A Institute at NYU, the Manhattan School of Music’s ‘21’/’22 Citizen Artist, leading Boston Lyric Opera’s Butterfly Process, and was just named a Next 50 Arts Leader by the Kennedy Center. He is a graduate of Carleton College and an alumnus of the Ailey School. His latest choreography project, the “Ballet des Porcelaines,” premiered at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in December 2021 and will tour throughout 2022. In ‘22/’23, he will be a visiting fellow at Houghton Library at Harvard University, a Rankin Scholar at Drexel University, and a Benedict Distinguished Visiting Professor of Dance at Carleton College.