Classical Chinese dance Shen Yun show returning Phoenix Arizona on world tour

Shen Yun 2015 Preview trailer Shen Yun, the classic Chinese performing arts company is coming for their 2015 world tour, arriving Phoenix Arizona with stops at the Ikeda Theater in Mesa Arts Center, beginning on the eleventh of February; and ending at the Phoenix Orpheum Theatre in Phoenix Convention Center on the llth of February, […]

7 Differences between Ballet and Classical Chinese Dance

Much like classical ballet, classical Chinese dance is one of the most complex forms of dance in the world. Relatively unheard of in the world of Western dance until a few years ago, this dance has become more popular since Shen Yun Performing Arts opened in New York in 2006. You may be surprised to […]

Shen Yun Performing Arts Returns to Lincoln Center in January

Shen Yun, established in 2006, was created to share the ancient Chinese culture which was nearly lost throughout the years and shares all it has to offer with viewers. Its goal is to revive this rich culture and share its rich history through dance and performance, the language of the world. With classical Chinese dance […]

Shen Yun Performing Arts 2015 World Tour

Prepare to be enthralled and fall in love with this ancient and timeless view of Chinese culture and dance as Shen Yun hits a stage near you. Watch for them as they take their journey and bring more than 400 performances to over 100 cities across North America, Asia-Pacific, and Europe. If you’ve already seen […]

Petal Power – Language of Flowers in Chinese Performing Arts

Chinese people are noted for attaching meanings to certain things. Flowers, for instance, hold special meanings. In the realm of dance & music, blooms convey more than beauty. The Shen Yun Performing Arts, a premier dance and music company, has used various blooms to signify an important component of Chinese culture. Some of the floral […]

Shen Yun Couture Behind the Scenes – An Experience of the Making of Shen Yun costumes

400 plus elegant Chinese costumes used in each of Shen Yun performances. All the costumes are handmade, each piece takes 8-15 hours to make.

Dance Creation – How a Shen Yun Dance Comes to Be

September is off-season for the Shen Yun Performing Arts. On the other hand, it is the time of year when the Shen Yun Performing Arts groups are in the midst of their “first draft”. A big show is on its way come December, the peak of the winter season where everyone gathers to see yet […]

“Fish light”—The Dancer’s Magical Dance Weapon

16 Favorite Shen Yun Heroes Which Would You Want to Be?

Take a glimpse of the most noteworthy characters, – their inner character traits and what makes them spectacular as people or as heroes and not just as characters in a dance performance.

Shen Yun Principal Dancer Sebastien Chun, Dancing All the Way from Paris

Some artists of the New York-based Shen Yun Performing Arts have fascinating life stories. In the case of  Sebastien Chun, who has taken on the roles of emperor, ancient warrior, and even Buddha, the path to a fulfilling career as dancer for Shen Yun Performing Arts was created from a lucky yet welcome development. He […]