Event Tour Preview: SHEN YUN 2015 (Hollywood, Northridge, Costa Mesa, Thousand Oaks, Long Beach)

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by Frank Arthur on December 10, 2014

in Theater-Los Angeles,Tours

SHEN YUN RETURNS TO SO CAL

Inspired by the spirit of an ancient culture, Shen Yun Performing Arts brings to life classical Chinese dance and music in a gloriously colorful show. With an elite company of dancers, singers, and musicians, the New York-based Shen Yun returns to Southern California in January and February 2015.


The company’s masterful choreography and graceful routines range from grand classical processions to ethnic and folk dances, with 60 gorgeously costumed dancers moving in stunning synchronized patterns. Over the years, martial arts techniques honed on the battlefield mesh into Chinese classical dance in jumps, spins and tumbling techniques. These highly physical moves combined with the delicate expressionism of circular movement make classical Chinese dance one of the world’s most precise and expressive art forms. The large-scale dance numbers and intricate solos are choreographed by Michelle Ren and Yungchia Chen.

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State-of-the-art 30-foot tall video backdrops conjure celestial palaces and pastoral vistas, while the original music combines 5,000 year old Chinese instruments with a 40-piece Western orchestra. The Shen Yun Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Milen Nachev and William Kuo, will play the compositions of Jing Xian and Junyi Tan.

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Shen Yun, which takes inspiration from ancient heroic legends and modern courageous tales, will appear in Hollywood, Northridge, Costa Mesa, Thousand Oaks, and Long Beach.

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Shen Yun 2015
presented by Shen Yun Performing Arts
for tickets, call 800-880-0188 or visit www.shenyun.com/la

Shen Yun 2015, Photo

Dolby Theatre
6801 Hollywood Blvd in Hollywood
January 22 – 25, 2015

Valley Performing Arts Center at CSUN
18111 Nordhoff St. in Northridge
January 27 – 28, 2015

Segerstrom Center for the Arts
600 Town Center Drive in Costa Mesa
January 29 – February 1, 2015

Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza
2100 E Thousand Oaks Blvd. in Thousand Oaks
February 3 – 5, 2015

Terrace Theater
300 E Ocean Blvd. in Long Beach
February 7 – 8, 2015

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