An event every day that begins at 7:30pm, repeating until September 7, 2019
“Butterfly Lovers – Liang Zhu 梁祝”
A Beloved Chinese Legend: A New Pacific Northwest Heritage
An Experience of a Lifetime
Presented by the American Asian Performing Arts Theatre
Directed by Li Hengda
Performed by the Beijing Dance Academy
Combining the elegant style and expressive techniques of classical Chinese dance and one of China’s four most treasured tragic love stories, the world-renowned Beijing Dance Academy greets audiences on the west coast with this newly choreographed, awards winning, romantic dance drama, the “Butterfly Lovers – Liang Zhu 梁祝” for the first presentation in the US.
This artistic creation delivered with the universal language of dance is a grand collaboration by a dream team of top alumni talents with roots from the Beijing Dance Academy, including our own treasure from the Pacific Northwest – Director Li Hengda. The dance drama reinterprets the beautiful legends of Liang Zhu with a masterful presentation for a new generation, traversing history, bridging cultures and creating a new heritage.
American Asian Performing Arts Theatre
815 South Weller Street, Suite 107 Seattle, WA 98104