exploration of the ancient performance medium of Overhead Projector (OP) Shadow Theater. The workshop will provide a hands-on understanding of the techniques of creating a original shadow production, using basic crafting techniques. Participants are guided in the process of designing and constructing their own OP shadow figures. Working in small groups, they create, rehearse and perform their own original story. The workshop culminates with a presentation of each group’s productions.
Chinese Opera workshops- introduces participants to the world of classic Chinese performance. Skilled professional opera performers guide participants to understand history and aesthetics of Chinese Opera an use practical demonstration and video lectures to introduce the art form and its key elements and concepts. Hands on training in simple movement and choreography, participants learn not only with their minds, but also with their bodies.