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Thursday, December 09, 2010

Chinese Dance Drama Ensemble Performs at SU Monday, December 13

SALISBURY, MD---Chinese dance drama comes to Salisbury University’s Holloway Hall Auditorium as the award-winning Shanxi Vocational Art College Huajin Ensemble performs 7 p.m. Monday, December 13.

The performance showcases folk Shanxi dance and music, puppet shows, architecture and the unique lifestyle and culture of this ancient finance center in north China. Dances represent Shanxi culture from warriors to wedding traditions and include excerpts from the drama Forbidden Fruit Under the Great Wall. Bill Reddish of WICO narrates.

The Huajin Dance Drama Ensemble was established in 2004 by the Shanxi Provincial Committee and the Provincial Government to carry out the strategy of “constructing the cultural province.”  The troupe has earned honors including the National Stage Masterpiece Award.

Sponsored by the Office of Cultural Affairs and World Artists Experiences, Inc., admission is free and the public is invited. Tickets are not required.

For more information call 410-543-6271 or visit the Su Web site at www.salisbury.edu.



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