Chang-Er Flies to the Moon explores the famous legend of the Chinese Moon goddess and her husband, the archer/hero Ho Yi. Their timeless love story and estrangement is caught up in the machinations of heavenly and earthly conflicts.
We have different workshops for kids to get involved in Chinese Theatre Culture, such as the face painting. The teaching artists will paint participants face with a traditional design and also lead them to design their own “Painted Faces.”
Chinese Theatre Works possesses one of the largest private collections of traditional shadow figures in North America. At the heart of this remarkable cultural treasure is the Pauline Benton Collection which represents a significant historical and artistic resource.
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Preserve, Create, Foster Chinese Theatre Culture
To preserve and promote the traditional Chinese performing arts (including opera, shadow theatre, puppetry, dance and music).
To create new performance works that bridge Eastern and Western aesthetics and forms.
To foster understanding and appreciation of Chinese culture in audiences, artists students, scholars and educators around the globe.
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