China Seminar

SHEN Fuqing

SHEN Fuqing

8 November 2001

Jingju 京剧 (Beijing/Peking Opera): Three Renowned Artists Discuss the Creation of Roles

In February 2002, the University of Hawaii Department of Theatre and Dance will stage the jingju “Judge Bao and the Case of Qin Xianglian,” under the direction of Professor Elizabeth Wichmann-Walczak. She has invited three leading jingju artists (performers and musician) of international renown to help teach and train the Hawaii students. Professor Wichmann-Walczak, who has enthralled Honolulu, Beijing and Shanghai audiences with her jingju productions and performances, will present the artists and interpret their talks.

9 November 1989

Creations in Beijing Opera

SHEN XIAOMEI is currently a principal actress with the Jiangsu Beijing Opera Company in Nanjing. She was a student of Mei Lanfang, the most famous Beijing opera performer of the 20th century. She has appeared at major festivals in leading cities throughout China and toured extensively throughout the world. ZHU HONGFA is a principal actor with the Jiangsu Beijing Opera Company. He has also toured extensively. His performances have been seen in Scandinavia, Australia, and Hong Kong.