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Date: 06/04/2022
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Cantonese Opera 101: The Stage Movements of Cantonese Opera (Sheng)

Ng Lap-hei

In this 10-minute video talk, Ng Lap-hei, a specialist in sheng (male roles), introduces gestures and martial arts techniques used by male roles.

The Cantonese Opera 101 series offers short introductions to a local heritage art that combines music, singing, acting and martial arts, and which is deeply rooted in Hong Kong’s history and culture.

Other videos include The Music of Cantonese Opera on the vocal styles used by male and female roles presented by Janet Wong, performer with the Tea House Rising Star Troupe, huadan (lead female) performer King Fa-Lui shares information on the face-painting techniques used in Cantonese opera and role-related costume elements in Face Painting and Costumes of Cantonese Opera, as well as an introduction to the gestures and martial arts techniques used by lead female roles: The Stage Movements of Cantonese Opera (Dan) with Xie Xiaoyu.

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