Shen Yun Comes to Dallas

January 9, 2015 Updated: January 9, 2015

DALLAS—Big D, home to one of the largest urban arts centers in the country, is about to get a taste of one the world’s oldest civilizations.

Colorful ethnic dances, ancient legends of creation and renewal, and heroic stories—both ancient and modern—are brought to life on stage by Shen Yun Performing Arts, the world’s premier classical Chinese dance company.

The same “can-do” spirit that made Dallas a major business center and inland port—first with the railroads in the 1870s and then with the Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport in 1973—has made Shen Yun an international sensation in just nine years.

Founded in New York in 2006 by leading Chinese artists, the mission of Shen Yun is to revive China’s traditional culture. In mainland China today, this culture has been nearly lost due to political campaigns of the Chinese Communist Party that aimed to replace traditional values and art with communist ideologies and the arts that propagate them.

Shen Yun now has four companies that tour the globe every year, performing for millions on five continents.

This is Shen Yun’s second stop in Texas this season. The Shen Yun Performing Arts Touring Company just finished a successful 12-show run in Houston and is ready to stage four shows at the AT&T Performing Arts Center-Winspear Opera House during Jan. 9–11.

New York-based Shen Yun Performing Arts has four touring companies that perform simultaneously around the world. For more information, visit

The Epoch Times considers Shen Yun Performing Arts the significant cultural event of our time. We have proudly covered audience reactions since Shen Yun’s inception in 2006.