THE NISEI PROJECT
Covenant Ballet Theatre of Brooklyn
It’s WWII and a Nisei, 2nd generation Japanese American soldier has to overcome bigotry displayed against him and his family by the very country he is fighting to protect. This legacy unfolds in a ballet of love, strength and honor.
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Covenant Ballet Theatre annually pays tribute to World War II Japanese-American veterans with the free online viewing of The Nisei Project in honor of Veterans’ Day.
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Bringing this story to the stage was extremely personal and emotional for me. I hope that all who view it experience and embrace the impact of this legacy. Being able to share this ballet is a way that I feel CBT can give back to the community.
- Marla Hirokawa, Artistic Director