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Principal Dancer Kenji Kobayashi Shares Personal Story of Family and Faith

“Ganbatte Kudasai” is a Japanese expression meaning “keep going,” and it is a phrase that has profoundly impacted Principal Dancer Kenji Kobayashi: from trying to rescue his grandmother at the age of eight to striving for artistic perfection as a professional dancer now.

In this video, he shares with you a personal story of family and faith.

Based in New York, Shen Yun enjoys true artistic freedom. But this has not always been the case for many of our artists who escaped from Communist China. You can learn more about our persecuted artists here.