Healing light

Soft green light filters through the grass of a rice paddy. A strong beam of red light accents a straw hat sitting on the floor center stage. A woman is confined in a tight pool of light as she recalls her childhood. These images make up Ping Chong's impressionistic dance performance piece, After Sorrow (Viet Nam), the third part of his East/West trilogy, seen last winter at La Mama in New York City.

With sets designed by Watuko Ueno, projections by Jan Hartley (with Chong), and light

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