I really enjoyed the interactivity of the workshop and learning the intricacies of why actors move or sing the way they do.
-Eric Omorogieva (‘21), Politics & International Affairs major, African Studies/Chinese Language minor
Beijing Opera provides a fabulous opportunity for students to consider different methods of telling a story—in this case through song, acrobatics, movement, and makeup.
-Elizabeth Clendinning, Assistant Professor of Music
Beijing Opera is considered the national essence of China, and the amazing part is that the performances that people witness today are virtually the same as those viewed by Chinese 200 years ago.
-Lu Lu, Assistant Teaching Professor of East Asian Languages & Cultures
See the Beijing Opera performers in action: