Dunhuang Reflections: A Performance of Dance and History
Why We Recommend it
Inspired by Dunhuang mural paintings, the dance Dunhuang Reflections weaves contemporary choreography and historical aesthetics to form a poetic performance.
Dunhuang Reflections weaves contemporary choreography and aesthetics inspired by traditional Chinese Dunhuang mural paintings to form a poetic performance of dance and history.
Images depicted in Dunhuang mural paintings are presented through dance, stage effects, and flamboyant costumes in Dunhuang Reflections. Celestial maidens playing musical instruments, musicians playing the pipa behind their backs are all presented through choreography in the dance. Fusing the past and the present, Dunhuang Reflections also offer audiences a philosophical reflection about life.