“It's a wonderful way to familiarize people with things they just don't know. I thought the narrators [of Shen Yun] added a lot, they really made it easier to follow and put [...]
LOUISVILLE, Ky.—“These are world class dancers,” said Tom Strosberg, referring to the Shen Yun Performing Arts New York Company’s presentation of 5,000 years of traditional Chinese culture. He and his wife, Linda Strosberg, were in the audience at the Kentucky [...]
“I have to say, very seldom [do] we get goose bumps all over our body coming out of the performance. And we’re still walking this off, and don’t even know what … hit [...]
The Zhang couple could not emphasize enough the pureness they felt emanating from the performers. Mrs. Zhang said "I was most impressed by the pureness of the performers. [...]
“When we were walking off [after] this performance, and we were saying, these are true heroes. These are true, wonderful people who are amazing, who work very, very hard to [...]
She explained how the song touched her: “Just kind of how it talked about our journey is such a long one, and we just strive so hard for so much in life, but it’s really [...]
Eighty-five-year-old Edgar Kuhlenschmidt traveled with his wife, Audrey, and their friend Judy Norrington from Evansville, Indiana to see Shen Yun Performing Arts in [...]
“It's great, the dancing's awesome,” said Dr. Carroll, a dentist who owns Aesthetic Dentistry. Dr. Carroll attended the performance with Sue Gillespie and Bridget [...]
“It's just so different. We've never seen anything like this before, and it's very interesting,” said Mr. Shellhamer. “We're enjoying it.”
Mr. Jim Sullivan, retired coordinator of the Food Hygiene Program of the Environmental Health and Protection Division, said at intermission that he was enjoying the [...]
“Gorgeous!” was Dale Hettinger's reaction after attending Shen Yun Performing Arts at The Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts, Whitney Hall.
“I felt transported to a place where the laws of physics don't apply, and I'm able to fly through the stars and everything. It's amazing,” continued Ms. Yates, a realtor [...]
Linda Kelly: "They're very sweet stories about the human race and about how we struggle and survive and help one another, and that's what it’s meaning is to me.”
Mr. Bob Clements: “It was very good, very good. It kind of opened my eyes to look at the culture in a different way.”
This uniqueness “it's the dancers, and the stories they tell, and the culture it comes from, compared to most shows I’ve seen,” Mr. Parke said.
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Mr. Liossis also enjoyed the solo vocalists. "It was very nice. I understood the lyrics on the screen, they were very touching," he said.
For David Slocum, one of the founding members of the CNY Ballet Company, Shen Yun was an entirely new experience.
Shen Yun Performing Arts graced the stage at The Oncenter Crouse Hinds Theater on May 12, delighting the audience with a revival of the oldest culture in the world.
“It lifts my spirit,” Carol Smith said. “I'm absolutely changed by the music.”
“I think it's wonderful just how 'classic' it is,” said Dr. Scharoun of Shen Yun. “I'm really starting to understand a lot of the history of China through the dance.”
Shen Yun Performing Arts presented a revival of the 5,000-year-old Chinese culture at the The Oncenter Crouse Hinds Theater Sunday night.
Ms. Catherine Koch said the singing was “powerful” and said she hadn't heard the style used by Chinese singers before. “That was really awesome,” she said. “I loved it.”
Mrs. Gao deeply appreciated many aspects of the performance. She said "The orchestra was great! The dancing was excellent. The singing was also awesome."
“I loved the dancing. I love the colors,” Dr. Authur Ostrowski said of the May 12 performance of Shen Yun Performing Arts New York Company at the Cadillac Palace Theater.
Dr. Robert Gasior was impressed by the opening number, Descending to the World, and said, "It was superb, I thought everything—was quite excellent."