Dr. Lin ranks the DPA performance “among the very best â€¦ the most artistic and culturally refined performances I've seen.”
Mr. Zhanao Deng, who works at a university research center in Florida, and is originally from central China, attended the Divine Performing Arts show at the Van Wezel [...]
The Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall was the venue for the final Divine Performing Arts show in Sarasota on Tuesday, Dec. 23.
Ms. Dean, an architect and designer for twenty years, attended the Divine Performing Arts show in Sarasota on Dec. 23, and was interviewed after the show.
The Divine Performing Arts show at Sarasota's Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall had a powerful effect on theatergoers of all ages.
“Oh my gosh! It's amazing! I can't believe how awesome it was,” said Vera, a singer and student, upon watching the Divine Performing Arts (DPA) show with Chris, a [...]
“The colors are exquisite and the costumes are very beautiful.”
"There's a deep sense of mission that comes bouncing off the stage," said Sheena, who was at the Divine Performing Arts presentation at the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall on [...]
"It is many, many thousands of years old. It's a culture to which we have not been exposed to very much."
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“I thought it was beautiful, the costumes, the music, the drumming, it was all gorgeous!" said dancer, Holly.
'I am very glad I came to this performance,' said Ms.Handel, a former dancer, after the closing Sarasota DPA performance.
The Divine Performing Arts (DPA) show opened in Sarasota on Dec. 22. at the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall.
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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."