C Dream Dance Program

In partnership with local dance schools, C Dream 2017 provides intermediate and advanced Chinese dance courses for teenagers in Los Angeles, San Francisco, Seattle and Houston areas. The intermediate courses focus on dance techniques enhancement, while the advanced courses are designed to improve the choreographic and performance skills of students.

Schedule and Venues

YAYA Dance Academy (Los Angeles)
Intermediate level 07/11/17—08/07/17
17520 Castleton St, #212A,City of Industry, CA 91748

New Century Dance School (San Francisco)
Intermediate level 07/08/17—08/04/17
Advanced level  07/06/17—07/20/17
223 Moffett Blvd, Mountain View, CA 94043

Hengda Dance Academy (Seattle)
Intermediate level  07/06/17—08/02/17
Advanced level  07/23/17—08/08/17
14821 SE 16th St., Bellevue, WA 98104

J & H Dance School (Houston)
Intermediate level  07/11/17—08/07/17
Advanced level  07/24/17—08/07/17
9160 Bellaire Blvd, #D, Houston, TX, 77036

C Dream Peking Opera Program

Program trainees can experience this internationally acclaimed Chinese theatric treasure with introductory lessons of Peking Opera basics and learn its performing techniques and vocal from step one. Program graduates will have an opportunity to present classic excerpts in full costumes and makeups.

Schedule and Venues

OC Music and Dance Center (Greater Los Angeles)
June 9~25, 2017
17620 Fitch Ave, Irvine, CA 92614
216.543.6368(c),  626.872.1145 (o);

O-mei Wushu Center (Washington DC)
June 27-July 16, 2017
2929-D Eskridge Road, Fairfax, VA 22031

C Dream Introductory Chinese Music Class- Guzheng

Date/time: June 13-18, 2017, 11 am-1 pm
(Session I: June 13, 15, 17; Session II: June 14, 16, 18)
Venue: Bowers Museum, John Lee Court
2002 N Main St, Santa Ana, CA 92706
Class design:  Guzheng (Chinese zither) basics and techniques; Chinese music and culture

Guzheng, the 21-stringed Chinese instrument, has a more than 2,500 years history and belongs to the Asian long zither family. It was used in both folk and court music in ancient China and remains one of the most played Chinese instrument today.

Class participants will experience the enchanting art form through guzheng basics, Chinese music and culture, and get the chance to learn and practice guzheng techniques and simple tunes.

The class is hosted in English by renowned Guzheng artist Bei Bei He and requires no past training or experience to attend.

To enroll, guests should contact Public Programs of Bowers Museum at 714.567.3677 or [email protected]

This program is co-presented by the Chinese Cultural Arts Council, an affiliate council of the Bowers Museum, and Sino US Performing Arts Organization. Guzheng instruments are provided courtesy of The Guzheng Shop.