TOKYO, Japan—A Japanese entrepreneur mentioned Shen Yun offered a heavenly world and Shen Yun dancers have been just like the beings in heaven, beautiful and exquisite.
“It is a dreamlike magnificence! Every little thing, from music and colours to dances, is sensible. The weather soften into one another to current the proper efficiency. On high of those, the present reveals an incredible spirit,” mentioned Mr. Sasaki Morio, the president of a furnishings and rug buying and selling firm, after attending Shen Yun Performing Arts on the Shinjuku Bunka Heart in Tokyo on Jan. 24.
Mr. Sasaki mentioned he felt he was “in a magical world,” the place “the wonder cannot be described by any human phrases.”
“I assume the dancers acquired excellent coaching on their abilities, strategies, and spirit,” he mentioned. “They’re past skilled. They coordinate like one physique. Their performances are so synchronized and amazingly beautiful.”
Mr. Sasaki mentioned the beings in heaven should be like Shen Yun artists, who’re “elegant and dashing.”
Speaking about his religious understanding, Mr. Sasaki mentioned that the efficiency gave him a number of meals for thought, and had him reflecting on the universe, the long run, and the origins of humankind.
New York-based Shen Yun is the world’s high classical Chinese language dance firm, and has a mission to point out the wonder and goodness of “China earlier than communism.” For five,000 years China’s civilization was constructed on values and virtues from the religious teachings of Buddhism, Taoism, and Confucianism.
‘A Nice Deal with’
“I positively wish to attend Shen Yun subsequent 12 months. I hope I will likely be fortunate sufficient to purchase a ticket,” mentioned Mr. Noguti Fuzio, the director of an aluminum producer, because the tickets for the Japan arm of the tour had bought out rapidly.
Shen Yun now has eight concurrently touring corporations, set to go to greater than 180 cities this season.
Mr. Noguti mentioned “it is an incredible deal with” to attend Shen Yun, and he loved each second.
“The dancers’ our bodies are extremely versatile. Their actions cannot be made by an extraordinary human,” he mentioned. “The feminine dancers kicked one leg as much as 180 levels, after which stored on spinning!”
Based on Shen Yun’s web site, the essential abilities of classical Chinese language dance embrace postures, leaps, flips, spins, and different troublesome tumbling strategies.
Every Shen Yun efficiency consists of practically 20 vignettes, offered by means of highly-expressive artwork types corresponding to classical Chinese language dance, unique orchestral music carried out stay, soloists who sing within the bel canto custom, animated digital backdrops, and extra.
Mr. Noguti was shocked by the baritone and soprano.
“Their voices are fabulous,” he mentioned. “Particularly when the baritone sang his final line from him. I felt that my coronary heart was gripped, and the sound shook my physique.”
Mr. Sano Yasuyuki is without doubt one of the world’s greatest pulmonologists, a health care provider who has particular coaching in diagnosing and treating illnesses of the lungs. He mentioned Shen Yun was “tremendous good” after attending the efficiency on Jan. 24.
“Irrespective of whether or not they have been leaping or flipping, the dancers did them so simply and adeptly,” he mentioned. “They coordinated with one another completely and superbly. And all of them mastered the steadiness outstandingly.”
Mr. Sano was amazed by Shen Yun’s use of the backdrop, which the corporate holds a patent on.
“It is superior! Very vivid,” he mentioned. “The dancers jumped into the backdrop and flew to the sky. It is superb!”
Mr. Sakamoto Tatsuji, a former division director of an auto producer, mentioned he felt very fortunate that he may attend Shen Yun.
“Shen Yun is majestic! It is fantastic, it’s miles past my expectations,” he mentioned. “It is not solely lovely. I felt a harmonious ambiance that was incredible to expertise.”
Mr. Sakamoto mentioned when the curtain first opened, he was very excited by the primary scene on stage. From then on, he solely turned an increasing number of excited as a result of “all applications are magnificent!”
Reporting by Epoch Occasions Employees in Tokyo, Japan.
The Epoch Occasions is a proud sponsor of Shen Yun Performing Arts. We have now lined viewers reactions since Shen Yun’s inception in 2006.