Xiamen Net News (Reporter Lian Qian, Correspondent Liu Mingjia) In July, Ludao had a good show. From the 8th to the 9th, the phenomenon-level drama “Jiang Gong’s Face” will be performed in Xiamen; from the 11th to the 12th, the experimental stage work “House of Flying Daggers” created by Yang Liping will be staged in the Southern Fujian Theater, using dance to interpret ambush and being The cycle of ambush.
Yang Liping brings “House of Flying Daggers” to Xiamen
“House of Flying Daggers” stills photo courtesy of Minnan Grand Theater
This “House of Flying Daggers”, which is gathered by masters, is directed by Yang Liping as the editor-in-chief and art director, and the internationally renowned visual artist and Academy Award winner Ye Jintian is the art and costume designer. Artist Liu Beili served as the scissors installation artist and creative consultant for the play, Tian Qinxin, president and first-class director of the National Theatre of China, served as the theater consultant, and Qiu Jirong, a successor of the Peking Opera School of Qiu, participated in the choreography, presenting the ultimate oriental aesthetics.
“House of Flying Daggers” retells the epic story of the rivalry between Chu and Han, and since its debut in China in 2015, the dance has been hailed as an aesthetic example of a visual feast. No matter in actor selection, stage design, or the use of soundtrack, it has reached a new height of Yang Liping’s stage art creation. This “House of Flying Daggers”, which presents the ultimate oriental aesthetics, is rooted in traditional Chinese culture, but also full of strong experimental colors.
The drama “Jiang Gong’s Face” performed two consecutive performances
“Jiang Gong’s Face” stills photo courtesy of Minnan Grand Theater
The Nanjing University campus drama “Jiang Gong’s Face”, which came out in 2012, is a miracle of contemporary drama. The script was originally just an academic year paper by undergraduate Wen Fangyi. Under the direction of professor Lv Xiaoping, it quickly became popular all over the country. He was also invited to tour many cities in the United States, and has performed nearly 400 performances so far. From July 8th to 9th, this campus play, which was born out of Nanjing University, will be staged at the Minnan Grand Theater.
The drama “Jiang Gong’s Face” is enduring over the years. The conflict between reality and memory has allowed the audience to feel the duality of the characters’ personalities and give birth to their own personal experience in the time span of more than 20 years. The feeling of powerlessness and despair in the face of changing course. The sculpting of the characters’ language and the careful arrangement of the plot foreshadowing earned the audience a knowing smile and a heartfelt sigh when they suddenly realized.
Next, there will be a series of blockbuster performances at the Minnan Grand Theater, such as Wang Yabin, Hua Xiaoyi and other more than 20 top dancers starring in the work “Dancing Classics – Dancing for the People”, Shanghai Ballet Principal Dancer Wu Husheng Modern ballet work “A Dream in Floating Life”, Longma Society drama “Broken Gold” starring “Iron Triangle” Zhang Guoli, Wang Gang and Zhang Tielin, Lai Shengchuan director Huang Shengyi and Zhao Xiaosu starring in the drama “Let Me Hold Your Hand”, Jin Xing’s first self-directed play Self-performed stage play “Sunrise”, drama “The World” and so on.
Editor in charge: Li Yilin, Lai Xuhua