Buell Theatre | Denver, Colorado
This spring, feast your eyes on a pleasing presentation for all the senses as classical Chinese dance company Shen Yun Performing Arts conquer the Buell Theatre in Denver, Colorado. On Thursday, 9th March 2023, Shen Yun Performing Arts is set to deliver a series of stories told through the art of dance. The New York-based company, which has received worldwide critical acclaim, will display a plethora of dance styles, such as folk, classical and ethnic dances, accompanied by vivid costumes, visually invigorating sets, and a fantastic symphonic orchestra. If you’re a fan of Chinese culture, you should hurry and grab your tickets now to experience the groundbreaking show of Shen Yun Performing Arts!
Shen Yun Performing Arts is a New York-based non-profit entertainment company owned and operated by the Falun Gong new religious movement. The performances are free from any government influence and tells 5,000 years' worth of lost Chinese history. Shen Yun’s show has been enjoyed by millions of viewers all around the world. The company has also performed in more than 140 cities across Asia, Europe, North America, and Australia.
The company was founded in 2006 and now resides in Deerpark, New York. The performances tell stories of legends, historical figures, folklores, and heroes, among others. The shows are billed as “China Before Communism.” The showcases, performed by 40 male and female highly skilled dancers, are accompanied by Shen Yun’s in-house symphonic orchestra.
Chinese classical dances have unique characteristics. It takes decades to master a type of Chinese dance. Performers must be adept in basic skills like postures, leaps, flips, and spins. Moreover, they also have to be perfectly skilled in complicated tumbling techniques. If you’re watching a Chinese classical dance presentation, you may notice that the choreographies may include some martial arts movements.
Meanwhile, ethnic and folk dances tend to have more energy and move along with catchy rhythms. If you’re seeing bright, fantastic costumes, chances are you’re witnessing an incredible ethnic dance number. Lastly, some dances may have gravity-defying techniques. What people don’t realize is that many gymnastic moves were adapted from thousand-year-old Chinese classical dances.
Experience Shen Yun Performing Arts’ jaw-dropping classical dance performance at the Buell Theatre on Thursday, 9th March 2023. Tickets to this coveted show are now available!