“From Ritualistic Shamanism To A Developed Drama” by Dr. William CC Hu

“copyright – Ars Ceramica, Ltd. – 2006″

About the author: Dr William Hu, retired professor of Stanford, University of Washington, University of Michigan and Cornell is the Principal Researcher Emeritus for the Chinese Performing Arts Foundation, and the author of Chinese New Year: Fact & Folklore, Chinese Lion Dance Explained and Carpets of China and Its Border Regions. Besides his interest in the Martial Arts, he was also trained in Peking and Cantonese Operas and toured with professional troupes under the stage name of Hu Shao-wen. Dr. Hu has also been doing research on Cantonese Opera, especially the Cantonese Opera in San Francisco, as well as Cantonese Opera in Hawaii and other parts of America.

Lecture series on Chinese Opera by Dr. William Hu in celebration of the Exhibition “Duk Duk Chaang: The Clamor and Glamour of Chinese Opera” and the new opera performance “The Grand Seducers: Giovanni Meets Xi-men Qing”

“Chinese Opera – from Ritualistic Shamanism To A Developed Theater” includes a walk through of the Exhibition “Duk Duk Chaang: The Clamor and Glamour of Chinese Opera” free admission.
Saturday, April 29, 2006. 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon.
Chinese Culture Center – 750 Kearny Street, 3rd Floor, San Francisco.

This lecture series on Chinese Opera by Dr. Hu is a collaboration of the Chinese Performing Arts Foundation, the Chinese Culture Center, the Chinese Historical Society of America and Chung Ngai Dance Troupe

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