New York-based Shen Yun took the enthusiastic audience by surprise, responding with prolonged applause and a standing ovation at the end.
“I am loving it very much, because we don't get a chance to see a lot of Chinese classical dance,” Sowmya Dakshinamurti said.
For Ms. Dakshinamurti, Shen Yun's presentation was a window into new possibilities.
Janice Ristock was highly impressed by the Shen Yun Performing Arts show she attended at Winnipeg's Centennial Concert Hall on Thursday night.
Shen Yun Performing Arts closed its Winnipeg run Thursday evening to a standing ovation from an appreciative audience at Centennial Concert Hall.
“I find the show so beautiful â€¦ overall it's spectacular, brilliant."
“I really enjoyed it. I thought it was just lovely, quite exquisite and eloquent,” Christine Melnick said.
“Beautiful,” she said. “Wonderful artists—very talented.”
"We are a very culturally diverse city so this is a fabulous place for them to come and I hope they will consider coming back again.”
Mary Scott enjoyed the dance and music of Shen Yun and remarked on the recurring theme in the show that goodness will always prevail.
MP Anita Neville especially liked the choreography of the Lanterns dance and “the rhythm that came with it.”
“I didn't realize there were so many dances that were in that culture, and of course I've always been impressed by it,” said Mr. Eichler.
“I'm totally enjoying this evening."
Ms. Smith added that she “loved the humorous bits too.”
“You know it's actually seeing traditional Chinese culture, which you don't get to see—most of us don't know about it. So, it's really quite beautiful.”