LNYF Spotlight: Finding Future Performers

About Lunar New Year Festival

February 10, 2017 @ 7pm and February 11, 2017 @ 2pm and 7pm in Edison Theatre.

Lunar New Year Festival (LNYF) is a student-run organization at Washington University in St. Louis and the annual performance of the same name produced to celebrate the Lunar New Year and promote the awareness of different facets of Asian culture. The show, which is performed three times over two days at Edison Theatre in the Mallinckrodt Center on WashU's campus, is a completely student-run production involving students from various cultural groups on campus. At the same time, it allows WashU students to engage with multiple St. Louis communities by exploring Asian heritage from a traditional as well as a modern perspective.

Through exciting performances ranging from acting to dancing to martial arts, people of all backgrounds can enjoy and celebrate the Lunar New Year together at WashU. While LNYF makes its mark through the final production showcasing various facets of Asian culture, it hopes to make its mark as more than just another campus cultural show. LNYF seeks to leave a prolonged impact upon its viewers through our skit and philanthropy. In the skit, we seek to acknowledge and address important issues to the Asian American community that not only affect Asian Americans, but all people across the globe. Additionally, each year, LNYF chooses a different philanthropy to support to not only impact the WashU community, but the St. Louis community as well. This year we have chosen the philanthropy Beyond Housing.


LNYF Charity: Beyond Housing

Helping entire communities become a better place to live.

LNYF is much more than just a show. Every year, LNYF works with a charity organization to make an impact in the surrounding community and beyond. This year, we are partnering with Beyond Housing, a community development organization that works in defined geographies such as the Normandy School District, providing services to combat inadequate housing and education, unemployment, and financial crisis. Check back here for more updates soon on how you can help Beyond Housing in their mission.

For more information on Beyond Housing, please visit their site here.

Beyond Housing Logo

LNYF 2017 Performers

Chinese Fan
Lucy Dai-He (Choreographer)
Hang Xue (Choreographer)
Claire Ma
Corinna Siu
Emily Lee
Gracie Liu
Jasmine Zhang
Jenny Zhang
Maggie Jia
Melinda Davies
Sarah Chen
Shelley Luo
Stefan Yu
Jennifer Chen (Choreographer)
Demi Shen (Choreographer)
Amy Liu
Christina Gu
Helen Li
Kristine Xu
Laina Yu
Louisa Bai
Sarah Lin
Fashion Show
Leah Yuan (Choreographer)
Anastasia Liu
Annie Lu
Eliot Tong
Jane Kye
Jennifer Frey
Julie Kim
Kristin Koyonagi
Paul Huang
Rachel Hua
Raelyn Browning
Rebecca Shen
Ruoyi Gan
Michael Park
Vinay Penna
Weng-Ching Cheung
Wilson Zhong
Xin Huang
Yuheng (Cady) Fu
Stone Yan (Choreographer)
Aaron Sun
Claudia Hendrick
Kevin Lin
KJ Kuang
Louis Wang
Sherry Huang
Sherry Xiao
Caryn Devaney (Choreographer)
Melissa Wong (Choreographer)
Adam Rangwala
Alan Soetikno
Alessandra Ferrari-Wong
Amanda Brown
Claire Komyati
Emily Rapoza
Erin Hall
Israel Hilerio
Jake Deluca
James Wall
Jeffrey Gu
Jerry Shen
Katy Brainerd
Kayla Seto
Kelsie Kodama
Madison McManus
Michael Kaushansky
Nathan Walton
Patrick Xie
Ryan Sachar
Justin Finkel (Choreographer)
Arron Kruse (Choreographer)
Sam Schimek (Choreographer)
Edward Bottoms
Elisa De Togni
Lucy Muller
Mark Miller
Reid Schur
Yonatan David
Korean Fan
Mary Gumbs (Choreographer)
Silk Kim (Choreographer)
Jennifer Liu (Choreographer)
Anupama Melam
Catherine Bi
Erin Jo
Jessica Pang
Kacey Lentz
Kelly Hu
Megan Khu
Rosa Jang
Susan Zhang
Lion Dance
William Tong
Eric Zhu
Ashley Chuck
Jesse Kao
Natalie Wen
Daniel Jung
Nick Wang
Will Chang
Alternates (Percussion)
Jessica Tan
Sy-Wei Ho
Bryan Oh (Choreographer)
Ariel Kang (Choreographer)
Abigail Chua
Anna Kolasa
Annie Lee
Capri Scharff
Cindy Chong
Danni Yang
Erin Drolet
Grace Choi
Grace Lu
Joy Lin
Kaleena Zhang
Monica Lim
Sarah Lee
Erin Lee
Andrew Lee (Skit Director)
Jolie Ho (Skit Director)
Alex Chen
Alice Hsu
Bryan Oh
Doyle Lokitiyakul
Han Ju Seo
Jonathan Shieh
Julia Li
Kelly Jung
Stage Crew
Amelia Mia (Assistant Stage Manager)
Alicia Chen
Yena Jeong
Hanlu Jin
Scott Lu
Julia Vogl
Madison Yang
Jenny Yun
Standing Drum
Gennaro Olivo (Choreographer)
Eric Yoon (Choreographer)
Katherine Tsay
Leo Park
Min Gyu Choi
Minki Kim
Minsu Choi
Sangjin Lee
Hero Robles (Choreographer)
Mikaela Jamieson (Choreographer)
Connie Gan
Emily Chu
Katie Wood
Maya Chan
Qiqi Shi
Shannon Jiang
Michelle Le
Arnold Tao
Cameron Wong
Eric Zhu
Jeff Shi
Justin Chen
Matt Revilla
Mike Chang
Yuqing Chen (Choreographer)
Adeline Lee
Allysa Lui
Angela Yim
Chenlu Gao
Ha Hoang
Helene Jow
Jackie Wong
Jessica Lin
Kehui Wang
Mariel Jung
Tiffany Yao
Kevin Wu (Choreographer)
Dante Chao
Emily Liu
Katherine Yang
Lily Wu
Michael Lee
Nate Tran
Phillip Chen
Sarah Speck
Timothy Chen

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