Yang Liping Contemporary Dance - Under Siege

Yang Liping Contemporary Dance - Under Siege Tickets

Venue: 
Sadler's Wells
Location: 
West End
Duration: 
1 hour 30 minutes

Yang Liping is one of the most famous dancers in mainland China. Her work continues to combine and re-imagine the diversity of the country's contemporary and ancient traditions.

Based on the classcal story Farewell My Concubine, Under Siege is Yang's first modern work as a choreographer, and is a more abstract piece than traditional narrative Chinese dance theatre.

Featuring set and costume by Academy Award-winning designer Tim Yip and lighting by 2013 Knight if Illumination winner Fabiana Piccioli, this work draws inspiration from Chinese opera, modern dance, martial arts and hip hop. The historic tale is told through its distinctive characters and use of live music, creating a universally dramatic experience which transcends its Chinese roots.

Foreign language narration but no translation - a free sheet wil provide an act by act synopsis.

Music: Live on stage, and recorded.

 

Book your Yang Liping Contemporary Dance - Under Siege tickets, playing at The Sadler's Wells Theatre today.

Age Restrictions: 
Under 5's not admitted.
Yang Liping Contemporary Dance - Under Siege Schedule
Available from: 
Wednesday, 2 November, 2016
Booking to: 
Saturday, 5 November, 2016
MatineeEvening
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Wednesday-7.30pm
Thursday-7.30pm
Friday-7.30pm
Saturday-7.30pm
Sunday--
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