Experience this ancient Chinese Performing Art in the Capital District.
Peking Opera as a unique form of art was established over 230 years ago by Emperor Qianlong and has been cherished in mainland China, Taiwan and Hong Kong ever since. The performances fell into two main categories – “wen”, or civil theater, which focused on love, marriage and other civilian concerns, and “wu", or military theater, which revolved around the theme of war and was known for featuring thrilling acrobatic feats. CCC Peking Opera Academy was established in March 2023. This semester program is being kindly sponsored by The Art Center of the Capital Region.
Teacher Linghui Tu is a Chinese National Tier-One Performer. She has won the highest level award in Chinese Theatre in China. She is a professor of the National Academy of Chinese Theater Arts and served as the director of the Operative Art Education Centre and Continuing Education Department. She has studied and performed Chinese opera for 50 years in various countries. Tu has also directed Chinese operas, among which two have been awarded Class-One Performance Awards. She is a teacher in the Center for Theater Arts Collaboration at Binghamton University and participated on tours and other cultural activities.
The show features all type of Peking Opera segments, have performers from all ages. The highlight will be Miss Linghui Tu, the top Chinese Opera performer collaborate with Mr. Keqing Liu, an internationally renowned Classic Opera Singer, when Eastern opera meet West.
Tickets are $10 for adults, $8 for children 15 and younger.
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Chinese Community Center