FEMALE WARRIOR WU Peking Opera dancer - September 14 2019 @ 7.30pm at the Wakefield Centre
August 16, 2019
During the Song Dynasty (960-1279 AD), a courageous female warrior named Wu Sanniang learns from her guard that the Song Army’s General will invade her village. This operatic dance describes her armament (military weapons), and depicts her competence in the martial arts. It consists of stylized gestures, precise compositions and aggressive rhythmic movements.