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The Moon Opera by Yabin Studio at Guangzhou Opera House
Source: english.gz.gov.cn

 Time: 8:00 pm, Thur., Oct. 6, 2016; 3:00 pm, Fri., Oct. 7, 2016

Venue: Opera Hall, Guangzhou Opera House
Price: RMB 80, 180, 280, 380 VIP

The novel, The Moon Opera was written by famous Chinese author Mr. Bi Feiyu, who has won the Asian Book Award for this novel. The book has been adapted into a movie and also the television series with the best claims. Now Yabin has obtained the rights to adapt it into a contemporary dance piece.

Set against the drama, intrigue, jealousy, retribution, and redemption of backstage Peking opera, The Moon Opera is a stunning portrait of women in a world that simultaneously reveres and restricts them.

About Wang Yabin
Wang Yabin is a dancer, choreographer and producer based in Beijing and Artistic Director of Yabin Studio. In 2009 Wang Yabin started her own studio named Yabin Studio and produced a dance performance each year under the brand name Yabin & Her Friends. In 2016, Wang Yabin became the first Chinese choreographer invited by the English National Ballet to co-create the dance She Said.

Her extraordinary talent has received praise from critics and artists alike. She has gained a reputation as the most promising and pioneering choreographer, dancer and producer of new contemporary dance in China. Financial Times commented that "She (Wang Yabin) has a background in Chinese classical dance but has also worked to bring more contemporary dance to China, and headlines an annual programme of creations, Yabin and her Friends."

(by Monica, newsgd.com)

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