A Spectacle of Dance, Music & Acrobatics
Peking Opera or Jingju is a magnificent blend of of countless theatre conventions. It is stagecraft with a vibrant vocabulary steeped in tradition.
Using spectacular costumes and vibrant make-up, its tells the story of love, sorcery, ghosts, warriors an emperors through a blend of drama, poetry music, mime, acrobatics and stage fighting.
Here is a short clip from the forthcoming production to be staged at the Sadler's Wells theatre London between October 21st and October 25th.