Jennifer Barber: “Everything was so bright and vibrant, and I haven’t seen too much of such pastel colors put together and put together in an aesthetically pleasing way, [...]
Ms. Collins, particularly appreciated, “The colors, the movements, the intricacies of all the different movements, and the differences in the cultures."
Mr. Pieron was encouraged to come to see Shen Yun by a friend who used to live in China, and who has seen Shen Yun three years in a row.
Lani Calvert said, “I can’t think of a better way to bring in the new year."
Aracelia Vila: "But this is very subtle, very delicate, and I found it very positive, very uplifting."
Mrs. McColl explained how they heard about Shen Yun. She said, "Our mechanic is Ming, and last year he had the [Shen Yun] posters all over the shop."
Bob Lewin: “Fabulous, absolutely fabulous.”
Bill Menderson: “Unbelievable music."
“I love the colors. I can see how the classical costumes were enhanced by the very bright colors. It was just remarkable,” said Ms. Loisos.
Ms. Tannler said that she needed to see “authenticity” and she found that in Shen Yun’s performance.
Diane Weaver: “They make it look so beautiful. If you listen when they’re dancing, it’s almost like you can’t hear them land. They land so delicately on the stage, [...]
“That’s one thing I came to see. All the costumes, the dancing, the flow—I love it. It’s like brushstrokes in the air of heaven."
“It’s very interesting to see the different—within Chinese culture—the different cultures, the different time periods, the different eras,” said Mr. Warren Kelly.
Scientist and amateur musician Zeljko Dzakula: “I'm looking forward to learning more about this company and learning more about the tradition."
Kent Brown: “There was a little humor, which was fun to see some of it—not quite so serious.”