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  • Liu Xinran - Passion for Opera Inspires Weatherman
    Weatherman-turned opera singer Liu Xinran plays Luoshen Goddess.In January when Liu Xinran, 32, quit his job as an administrative clerk at the Beijing Meteorological Bureau to devote more time to play nan dan - men playing women's roles in Peking Opera - some...
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  • Peking Opera Performer Tan Yuanshou
    Tan Yuanshou is a famous performer casting martial role in Peking Opera. Tan was born in a respected Peking Opera Performer family. His grand grandfather Tan Xinpei was the founder of the traditional Sheng acting, and his grandfather Tan Xiaopei, his...
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  • Chinese Famous Xiangsheng Master: Hou Baolin
    Hou Baolin (1917-1993), a native of Beijing, was born into a poor family. He began to learn the Peking Opera at the age of 12, but later switched to Xiangsheng (comic dialgoue), which he learned from Zhu Kuoquan. In the historical development of Xiangsheng...
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  • Peking Opera: Nan Dan Star Yang Lei
     Yang Lei is totally dedicated to Peking Opera and does not have a part-time job. The truth is, whenever he is not on the stage, he is practicing for when he will be. He really value keeping his spare time free for opera and although some other people do...
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  • Hebei Opera Artist Peng Yanqin
     In the world of Hebei Opera, Peng Yanqin is one of the most exceptional performers. The overwhelmingly intense emotion in her singing has conquered a multitude of fans and brought her wide recognition.For Peng Yanqin, the stage is where she feels most...
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  • Peking Opera Artist Meng Guanglu
    Peking Opera is a synthesis of speech, song, dance and combat. It's known as the national opera of CHina, and is regarded by many as the most refined form of opera in the world. It features four main types of performers, one of which is Jing, the painted...
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  • Peking Opera Performer Dong Yuanyuan
     Peking Opera is over 200 years old. It has seen many great masters, and there are many new talents coming along. But among this younger generation there is one who stands out, for a solid understanding of the Mei style and innovative on-stage technique....
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  • Peking Opera Suolin Purse - Zhang Huoding
     Suo Lin Nang (锁麟囊) was written by Weng Ouhong in 1940 at the invitation of Cheng Yanqiu,who was then one of the Four Peking Opera Masters. The opera was premiered in May of the same year in Shanghai Golden Theatre and brought an instant sensation.Its...
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  • Henan Opera Performer Jin Buhuan
    Jin Buhuan is the one who makes them laugh. He's devoted his entire career to entertaining his millions of fans. The Henan Opera performer has brought the centuries-old role of the clown to the pitch of perfection.  Over the years, Jin Buhuan has...
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  • Zhang Jun
    Born in 1974, Zhang is a native Shanghainese and received his education in Shanghai. He successively graduated from Shanghai Drama School (1986-1994), Shanghai Jiao Tong University (1997-2000), and got his MFA Degree from Shanghai Theatre Academy ...
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