China Festival in 2003

Beauty in Jingju: Chinese Opera

China Festival in 2003

Tuesday, March 25, 2003

3:00PM at 227 Herter Hall, UMass 7:00PM at Museum of Fine Arts, Springfield, MA   
Free Admission

Interactive talk by Professor Elizabeth Wichmann-Walcyzk, University of Hawaii. As the first non-Chinese award winning performer and director of Asian Theatre in Honolulu, Professor Elizabeth Wichmann-Walczak will speak about the major characteristics of a Jingju performance that creates beauty for both performers and audiences in China. She will discuss the essentials of stylization, convention and synthesis along with the four performance skills of the actor: song, speech, dance-acting and combat in her talk illustrating her points through personal demonstrations.

 

Presented in collaboration with the Chinese Language Program in the Springfield Public Schools.


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