March 24, 2010
DREAM OF RED CHAMBER – GRAND SCALE DANCE DRAMA FROM CHINA
Author: Raewyn Whyte
An all too rare opportunity to experience Chinese dance drama on the grand scale arrives 9 and 10 April when the 85 member Beijing Friendship Dance Company presents Dream of Red Chamber at the ASB Theatre.
This impressive touring production premiered in Shanghai in 2006 and it has subsequently been internationally presented. Recent presentations in New York and Toronto have been warmly received, with special praise given to the company for fine solo and ensemble dancing, and to the production’s sumptuous costumes and power to draw the audience into the story. [More]