Shaolin in Wind

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Shaolin in Wind
                                                                               28 September, 1.30pm & 7.30pm
                                                                                              Festival Theatre

Zhengzhou Song and Dance Theatre
Zhengzhou Zhongyuan Performing Arts Entertainment Ltd
This multi award winning epic drama is by one of China’s        Playwright and Deputy Chairman of China Dancers
most vibrant performing arts groups. Shaolin in Wind is a       Association Feng Shuangbai says “Shaolin has been
lavish production that transports you through the seasons of    stereotyped as only being about kung fu fighting. Shaolin
rural China with a backdrop of beautiful music.                 culture is a combination of kung fu, Zen and traditional
                                                                chinese medicine. We try to create a new art form that
It features over seventy performers on stage in an amazing      blends martial arts and contemporary dance”.
display of martial arts, acrobatics and classical ballet with
lavish sets and stunning costumes.                              Directed by Qi Anqing ( 齐岸青) and Huang Hai Bi (黄海碧).

Based on the legend of a young military monk named Tian         With Chinese and English surtitles.
Yuan, Shaolin in Wind takes you on an epic journey of love,
loss and finally justice.                                       What:         Shaolin in Wind
                                                                Venue:        Festival Theatre
The show has been staged in Beijing, Shanghai, Shenzhen,        When:         28 September 1.30pm & 7.30pm
Wuhan, Taipei, and has toured extensively in the US for         Cost:         A Res Adults $40, Conc $30 Student $25,
more than 800 performances. It won Gold Awards in Dance                       Family (2 adult, 2 child) $100,Group (6 +) $30
Drama, Direction, Performance and Costume Design in the                       B Res Adults $35, Conc $25 Student $20,
5th Lotus Award Competition, and was nominated as a                           Family (2 adult, 2 child) $80, Group (6 +) $25
National Fine Stage Arts Project 2005-06.                       Bookings:      BASS on 131 246
                                                                               or online at
The ensemble’s set is packed into 10 trucks with 293 props
and nearly 1,000 costumes to re-create a grand temple in
the Festival Theatre.

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