Shen Yun Performing Arts Montreal Tickets
During the holiday season many dance companies prepare a variety of dances for their audiences the world over. Disney on Ice is famous for showcasing famous Disney character-based dances on ice, Dancing with the Stars is another popular dance routine. However, none of these dance forms can be described as “the beauty of divine beings dancing”. This is the phrase Shen Yun translates to. A New York based dance company, which has helped popularize Chinese dance, story-based dance, ethnic and folk dance the world over, Shen Yun will soon be coming to Montreal. So get your Shen Yun Performing Arts Montreal tickets now and be amongst the company of dancing gods and goddesses.
Shen Yun dances are inspired by Falun Gong spiritual philosophy and strives to revive one of the oldest dances ever. This dance company’s mission is to revive “the essence of 5000 years of Chinese culture,”
The dance company was founded in 2006 in the New York City by a group of Chinese dissidents, members of the Chinese Falun Gong order. Their aim was to revive the “real” Chinese culture and history, the culture before the Communist Revolution, before it was wiped out and re-written by the Communist Party. They not only wanted to revive the original Chinese culture, but also introduce it to the world.
Productions, Dances & Music
Each Shen Yun dance performance typically lasts for 2 ½ hours. Each production has about 20 vignettes featuring operatic and solo singing, and ethnic and Chinese dances. The show has bilingual MCs, so you won’t feel out of place if you don’t understand Mandarin.
Shun Yen is known for producing large-scale group dances. Each act has around 40 male and female dancers, who perform classical Chinese dances, making use of forms and postures, tumbling techniques and acrobatics.
Shen Yun’s music is unique. It makes use of Western philharmonic orchestra, which uses several Chinese instruments such as guzheng, dizi, suona, pipa and other Chinese percussion instruments.
With Shen Yun Performing Arts Montreal tickets in hand, you’ll not only enjoy ethnic dances, but also educate yourself on one of the oldest civilizations in the world. So get your tickets now before they’re all sold out.