Convocation with Phil Chan '06
Phil Chan ’06 is a co-founder of Final Bow for Yellowface and author of Final Bow for Yellowface: Dancing between Intention and Impact. 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, 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.
As a writer, Phil served as the Executive Editor for FLATT Magazine and contributed to Dance Europe Magazine, Dance Magazine, Dance Business Weekly, and the Huffington Post. He served multiple years on the National Endowment for the Arts dance panel and the Jadin Wong Award panel presented by the Asian American Arts Alliance. He serves on the International Council for the Parsons Dance Company, the Advisory Board of Dance Magazine, and was a 2020 New York Public Library Jerome Robbins Dance Division Research Fellow. His latest project, the “Ballet des Porcelaines,” premiered at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in December 2021 and will tour throughout 2022.
This Asian and Pacific Islander Heritage Convocation is sponsored by the Office of Intercultural Life.