Discover how a Chengdu, China native, Jun Zhu ‘Lily’ Wang, who started dance training at age 3, completely switches into opposite complicated roles in just one evening on the stage. Ms. “Lily” Wang at one time plays a costumed graceful lady of the court, and later, changes character into a strong noble woman general. One […]
Shen Yun Artist: Ms. Jun Zhu ‘Lily’ Wang, Dancer Playing Multiple Lead Roles In Several Shen Yun Performances
Strength and Honor Depiction through Dance Mr. Cao Yongxin (Artist Profile)
The male dancers were spectacular with their classical Chinese dance performance at The London Coliseum. Cao Yongxin was fortunate to have danced in practicum with the Shen Yun Performing Arts. Truly, the male dancers of Shen Yun are exceptional. Their performances exhibit power and energy that are at the same time moving and graceful. Mr. […]
Communicating Ideas through Dance Portrayals – Caroline Sercombe (Artist Profile)
Caroline Sercombe, a classical Chinese dance has been a favorite choice for several lead roles because of her incredible talent to convey profound emotions through body movements alone. She can share an idea or tell a story even when the audience cannot see her facial expressions.
Capturing Characters – Mr. Wei-Ming Kao (Artist Profile)
Wei-Ming Kao, principal dancer, can depict even the most complex character development through his dance performances.
Noble Dance Portrayals – Mr. Yangmuye ‘Ben’ Chen (Artist Profile)
Yangmuye ‘Ben’ Chen moved from Beijing to the UK when he was 9 and went to school in London. Most of his classmates were non-Chinese and came from all over the world, and his mind was opened to new things. British society puts emphasis on multiculturalism and respect for other cultures, and so Chen states, […]
Shen Yun Artist: Cheng Tao-yung found fulfillment in classical Chinese dance
Classical dance performers who connect with audiences are a special breed of people. A good example is Cheng Tao-yung, a talented Taiwanese dancer who has performed in numerous performing arts venues across the world including the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C., the Lincoln Center in New York, and the […]
Artist James Prosek: Why Categorize and Limit Nature into File Cases?
Artist James Prosek is someone who defies classifications. You can regard him as a writer playing music, a painter who likes fishing, or a naturalist or explorer sculpting and making films.