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Ruann came to see Shen Yun with her mother, Verann, who was trained as a dancer.
“We enjoyed the show. Obviously the culture is marvelous because it comes out of thousands of years."
“The arrangements and the folk themes come through to me. They are simple but beautiful at the same time and they scored very well, there is a nice blend,” Mr. Winslow said.
"I think it is something that everyone needs to experience. That's why we wanted to bring it here for Cadets."
“I do think that it does represent the true, true traditional culture,” Mr. Croser said.
“It's very unique from standard performances,” Cadet Corp. Aylor said.
“I like the ethnic diversity they had, all the different ethnic groups in the show.”
“The whole thing was just great,” said Dawn Green, who attended the show with her husband Steven, and their daughter.
Shen Yun Performing Arts performed at West Point's Eisenhower Hall Theatre Saturday evening, October 16.
Lt. Col. Zuck said that the ethnic dance In a Miao Village, was "beautiful."
“I loved the music. The singing was great. Everything about it was great.”
Retired Lt. Col. said he read about the Shen Yun performance in a brochure when he visited the Military Academy last week.
Fernando Parrales, a retired Army staff sergeant. “This is my first time watching this one. I love it.”
“The way everything is coordinated on a grand level, from the original production of the music and dance, to the very high level of performance both musically and in the [...]
“It tells a story, and I like the narration because it was very informative so that we knew what we were seeing. I thought that was very helpful.”