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Ballet San Jose Silicon Valley Co-founder Recommends Shen Yun


Epoch Times Staff
Created: March 22, 2013 Last Updated: March 22, 2013
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Anita Del Grande (R) attended the Thursday night performance of Shen Yun with her friend Sherry. (Jennifer Liang/The Epoch Times)

Anita Del Grande (R) attended the Thursday night performance of Shen Yun with her friend Sherry. (Jennifer Liang/The Epoch Times)

SAN FRANCISCO—Ballet San Jose Silicon Valley co-founder and philanthropist Anita Del Grande returned to see Shen Yun Performing Arts’ all new 2013 performance in San Francisco Thursday night at the SHN Orpheum Theatre.

“I love it; it’s beautiful,” Mrs. Del Grande said of the show.

Mrs. Del Grande said she was struck by the opening scene, Descending to the World. The opening dance told of the legend of the creator descending to earth with countless gods and goddesses, setting in motion 5,000 years of Chinese culture. 

“Wonderful, beautiful costumes, beautiful, they’re … floating,” Mrs. Del Grande said.

Mrs. Del Grande was impressed with the technique of Shen Yun’s dancers, who perform classical Chinese dance along with ethnic and folk dances from the many regions and ethnicities of China.

She attended the show with a friend and fellow Ballet San Jose Silicon Valley staff member, and said she would be recommending Shen Yun to even more people.

“They must see it,” Mrs. Del Grande said.

With reporting by Jennifer Liang, Alex Ma, and Catherine Yang.

New York-based Shen Yun Performing Arts has three touring companies that perform simultaneously around the world. Shen Yun Performing Arts International Company is performing in San Francisco, at the SHN Orpheum Theatre, March 20-24. For more information, visit ShenYunPerformingArts.org.

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