Washington Chu Shan Chinese Opera Institute
 

2016 Performances

25th Anniversary Performance Show

1:30 PM Students Performance
4:15 PM Professional Artists
7:15 PM New Opera Debut

Sept. 24th, 2016
Montgomery College Cultural Arts Center
7995 Georgia Ave
Silver Spring, MD 20910

Ticket information
Ms. Jiao 202-360-9249
Ms. Xiao 240-330-5657
Ms. Shen 301-792-8881

The 25th anniversary performance to be held on Sept. 24th, 2016. We will present Chinese opera shows that have been created and played by us in the past. The repertoire of the performance will include Farewell My Concubine, The Monkey King, Bie Gong Ji Jiang, as well as other pieces performed by the students of our institute.

In addition, we will bring a collection of episodes adapted from Shakespeare's Hamlet, Macbeth, and The Merry Wives of Windsor on Sept 24h, 2016. The show will be divided into three sections each of which represents one of three Chinese opera forms - traditional, modern and a mixed of both.

This performance is made possible by the funding support from National Endowment for the Arts (NEA).


Monkey King and the Red Boy
The Monkey King has been serving children in Washington DC Metropolitan area for over 20 years. We will take the performance to your home, school or organization by appointment.

Classes
In addition to Chinese opera education to youth, we also provide on-going classes to adults and seniors at CCACC (Chinese Culture and Community Service Center) in 2016.


2014 Performance

Lantern Festival Show
Feb, 2014
New York City
Director: Chu Shan Zhu
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2011-2013 Performances

King David and Bathsheba
December, 2013
New York City
Director: Chu Shan Zhu
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Capture and Release the General Cao
December, 2011
New York City
Director: Chu Shan Zhu
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Past Performances
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The Washington Chu Shan
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25th Anniversary Performance Show
1:30 PM Students Performance
4:15 PM Professional Artists
7:15 PM New Opera Debut
Sept. 24th, 2016

Montgomery College Cultural Arts Center
7995 Georgia Ave
Silver Spring, MD 20910

The Washington Chu Shan Chinese Opera Institute's Executive Director, Mr. Zhu Chu Shan, a renowned Peking Opera playwright and director originally from Shanghai, China, has invigorated the practice of the Chinese performing arts in the Washington, DC metro area over the past 20 years through the outstanding Chinese opera education and performances. Mr. Zhu endeavors to present Chinese opera to new and diverse audiences, innovating old genres to make Chinese opera accessible and enjoyable to people of all backgrounds.

  25th Anniversary Performance

  • Maryland Traditions - Chinese Opera  
  • 单跃进-遥想与遥祝 写在“楚山国剧艺术学院25周年公演
  • 陸秦生-談國劇傳承
  • 朱楚善-莎翁京剧创作谈