Australian Exclusive 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 www.ozasiafestival.com.au 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.