2018 C Dream Annual Dance Performance is held at the Luckman Fine Arts Complex of Cal State LA on the night of August 11 to showcase the art caliber and accomplishments of C Dream Class of’18.
Directed by Jia Yuan and Yajing Zhang, the show presents a diverse lineup of 10 dance works by students from the five cities in the U.S. and 6 special performances by dancers from the prestigious Beijing Dance Academy. Featured dances include ethnic and folk dances of Mongolian, Uygur, Dai and Tibetan styles, classic and contemporary dances. The fascinating performances enchant the entire audience throughout the show.
As a highlight of this year’s C Dream program, Yellow River (Chinese ethnic and folk dance) takes its debut in North America. Divided into the four acts of Ritual, Cultivation, Nurture and Harvest, this drama pays tributes to the Yellow River and its people for their dedication and perseverance, through expressive dance movements and compelling music concerto. Choreographed by Beijing Dance Academy faculty and directed by Professor Du Gao, this dance drama is a successful collaboration between dance communities in the U.S. and China.