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In two separate talks, experienced Cantonese opera performers look at how acting, martial arts and dance are combined in Cantonese opera to create patterns of formulaic gesture that contribute to the unfolding of plot and help define character for male and female roles
26.1-23.2.2021｜Seminar Hall, Xiqu Centre and live-streaming
Boomabliss Cantonese Opera Troupe was established by Dr. Law Ka-ying and Dr. Liza Wang. We are proud to present a series of Cantonese Opera: “Legend of the Red Peony”, “The Sassy Princes”, “Love of the Seventh Fairy Maiden”, “Heroic Treason” and “Life's Blessing to a Timid Husband” this year
21-28.2.2021｜Grand Theatre, Xiqu Centre
The series comprises five iconic xiqu films, each highlighting a different opera genre and starring an esteemed female xiqu artist. From rare footage of xiqu performers to modern adaptations of period dramas, these screen gems tell women’s stories from ancient China that still resonate today
18-21.3.2021｜Seminar Hall, Xiqu Centre