Clair Wardlaw, who works in marketing, enjoyed the dancing and the beautiful costumes.
Graham Shaw: “The ladies were graceful, very elegant, very flexible, beautiful ... .”
Duncan Gillies praised the dancing and the music. “We all really enjoyed it. I thought it was a great night out, and very impressive.”
Shen Yun Performing Arts Touring Company's performance is "fantastic" said music reviewer, Andrew Buchanan-Smart.
Katja Meiran said, about Shen Yun, “It was really really amazing.”
Maori Performing Arts Teachers says Shen Yun honours a heritage. “The show this evening was exquisite, it was superb, it was moving,” said Ms. Ranapiri-Ransfield.
Auckland audience praise the Shen Yun team for a performance of perfect synchonicity and beauty.
New Zealand's Conservative Party leader says it is important to appreciate and preserve Chinese traditional culture .
Shen Yun Performing Arts Touring Company's opening performance at Auckland's Civic Theatre was a huge success.
N.Z. award-winning television director, Vivian Wigby-Ngatai, said the interaction between the backdrops and the performers was very exciting.
Ms. Goldie was astounded by the colour, the music, the beauty of the performers, the movement and especially the choreography.
“It was lovely watching them. Very nice, very precise, good placement, really lovely lines,” said Mrs Lowe.
The performance was "exhilarating, fantastic choreography [and the] backdrops—amazing," said Mr. Gabb.
Mrs. Buchly found the performance very enlightening acknowledging the importance of learning about other cultures and to know what is happening within their society.
Mr. McKinley enjoyed the Shen Yun Orchestra with its combination of classical Western and traditional Chinese instruments, playing all-original compositions.