Ms. Jiang said that it is impossible to see as pure a performance that displays traditional Chinese culture as Shen Yun provides, even in China.
Mr. Saulls, also a professional musician who has performed hundreds of classical guitar concerts throughout the world, said that he really enjoyed the mix of Eastern and [...]
"It was really beautiful," Mike Kearney said. "The colors were extraordinary and bright, and then the dancing was very skilled. So we really enjoyed it."
"The human form—and what it can do—and just the intricacies of everybody flowing together," he explained, "it’s just like art in motion."
"You know, this is 5,000 years of history that many of the Chinese are very proud of—but being able to express your culture uninhibited only happens in the free world," said [...]
"It just touched my heart. I thought it was so amazing."
"Techniques are amazing—dancers are great," said Mrs. Baldridge.
"The colors, the music, the movement, the dancers—well choreographed," Lorraine Caton said. "Nothing like we have seen here in McCaw Hall before."
Savitri: "When I saw the pamphlet, the pictures just invoked the beauty of the human race."
"Remarkable artistic performance and the remarkable choreography," said Dr. Jelstrup.
"I enjoyed it a lot," said Sen. Padden. "It’s a different culture that we’re not used to, but it is just tremendous talent that the dancers and singers have."
"Just the rich history," he said. “[The] nature of the dance, that that’s been part of the culture and the history of Chinese dance. So, that’s one thing I did learn."
"Perhaps we have lived in darkness for a long time," Bryan Johnson said. "We know very little about Chinese history. We know very little about Chinese culture."
Washington State Representative: ‘The richness of all the history of Chinese culture’ on Stage With Shen YunMarch 30, 2013, 6:46 pm
Rep. Chandler was also touched by what he considered the "flawless" singing that "fills the entire theater" by Shen Yun's bel canto soloists.
Mr. Ross said that he has been to China several times, so he knows first hand the plight of human rights and individuals of conscience who live under the repressive communist [...]
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