Coming Up: 8pm Sept. 27, 2014
CHINESE OPERA at Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden
Pangaea Arts is proud to partner with the Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden and the Autumn Melody Collective to present an evening of Beijing Opera performance. Also Treasure Green Tea Company will be on hand with premium tea-tasting and stirring exclusive hidden treasure marTEAnis.
Come early for a behind-the-scenes peek at the artist's character transformation through make-up demonstrations and hairstyling procedures done in front of the audience. Also catch the Dressed in Drama exhibit of Beijing Opera costumes throughout the garden, from the collection of William Lau, who organized and stars in the performance.
The lyrics to the Beijing Opera excerpts will be projected in both English and Chinese.
September 27, 8:00PM - 9:45 PM, doors open at 7 pm.
$25 (plus tax) festival seating;
$35 (plus tax) VIP reserved seating
Box Office: 604.662.3207 or
7:00 - 7:30
Makeup Demonstration with Wang Jingze
Hair Styling Demonstration with William Lau
7:00 - 8:00
Treasure Green Tea Company will be on hand with premium tea-tasting and stirring exclusive hidden treasure marTEAnis.
Dressed in Drama exhibit of Beijing Opera costumes throughout the garden (runs Sept. 2 – Nov. 2, 2014)
8:00 - 9:45
Chinese Opera Performances:
The Little Cowherd Boy with William Lau and Heidi Specht
Drunken Beauty with Catherine Li
Princess Shuang Yang with Sun Mingzhu
Murder of a Concubine with Wang Jingze and William Lau.
ARVAARLUK: An Inuit Tale
ARVAARLUK: An Inuit Tale is a new theatre-for-young-audiences play. Theatre artists from Pangaea Arts colloborate with Inuit author and storyteller Michael Kusugak. The show will feature live storytelling, breathtaking puppetery, masks, throat-singing and video projections.
STORIES on WHEELS
STORIES on WHEELS is
a unique street theatre storytelling act inspired by the traditional
Japanese travelling show called Kamishibai (literally paper
The tales are told by a comic narrator, using beautifully illustrated
picture cards displayed in a magnificent miniature wooden stage
attached to the back of a vintage bicycle.
Learn more about STORIES on WHEELS .
About Pangaea Arts
Pangaea Arts is an intercultural, interdisciplinary world arts organization based in Vancouver. Pangaea Arts was formed to promote cultural interaction and the exchange of ideas between diverse communities and to introduce Canadian audiences to performance traditions from around the world. Pangaea Arts creates productions that educate by participation, encouraging audiences and artists to actively investigate different cultures and ideas.
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