International House Philadelphia, 3701 Chestnut Street
A gesture. A smile. A costume. All define our identity—or do they? Renowned Indonesian cross-gender dancer Didik Nini Thowok reveals a radiant and insightful artistic interpretation.
As Indonesia's most acclaimed cross-gender dance artist, Didik Nini Thowok is the successor of many cross-gender dance forms in Indonesia. Combining diverse classical, modern and contemporary movement techniques, Thowok crosses intersecting layers of gender and cultural identity through richly storied dances and his own distinctive comedic expression.