The Embroidery Girl
G Live, Guildford
Thursday 29 March 2018
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Set in the Qing dynasty, a legendary story of embroidery Master Xiu Niang’s life, loves and the accomplishment of a venerated Embroidery Art Bible against the backdrop of a rigid male dominated society.
This balletic work, a heady blend of Chinese folk, classical and contemporary dance, has West-End production values as well as distinctly Chinese feel, exotic music and sumptuous costumes.
Sublimely beautiful choreography by Zhao Ming 赵明, world renowned choreographer, many of his epic productions are known in the west such as: Dream of the Red Chamber 红楼梦, Farewell My Concubine 霸王别姬, acrobatic Swan Lake 天鹅湖, etc. His fame in the Chinese dance world is equivalent to that of film director Zhang Yimao 张艺谋 in the film industry.
Stunning dance display by Zhang Yashu 张娅姝, a beautiful Chinese dance superstar, her distinctive style, technically beautiful yet emotionally resonant, stands out and sets the benchmark for others to follow. Her skillful leaps, lifts and stances always win audience applause.
Striking Stage Art by Zhang Jiwen 张继文, a multi award winning contemporary stage designer. In this dance drama, he masterfully handles the perspective using grids and geometric patterns to communicate dramatic scale and depth. The Embroidery Girl is a spectacular tour de force of stage visual display- making this a must see show.
For more details, visit https://www.ms-l.co.uk/the-embroidery-girl
Tickets: £44.00, £39.00, £27.50
Where applicable fees and charges are included in the stated ticket prices. An optional postage fee may apply. Fee-free booking for Friends of G Live; Groups of 8+ please call 01483 369 350 to buy fee-free.
Make your visit extra special with one of our food and drink packages. Enjoy a tasty sharing platter and a drink and soak up the pre-show atmosphere of our café. During the interval, return to your table for a delicious dessert and second drink.