The famous artists show off the beauty of traditional opera on the showself

Published on : 06 November 2017

Chinese culture has a long history and so does the opera culture. They are important to the Chinese national culture. It has always occupied an important position in the creation of Chinese national culture and promoted the beauty of the Chinese national drama. From November 2nd to November 5th, Showself invited  Beijing Opera actor Bai Jin, Kunqu opera national first-class actor Yuan Guoliang, Ping opera actor Sun Luyang, and Beijing Opera Theatre outstanding young actor Dou Xiaoyu to the event; attracting massive attention to massive viewers.


Shengping Princess looks like a stunning live room

"Wearing the beaded wings and the Eight Treasures embroidered clothes, I feel like I am an empress. I am a golden branch, a leaf, and a wife." With the selection of the "Golden Branch" sung by the famous opera teacher, Bai Jin, the first show of the lively beauty of the national quintessence entered the live climax, attracting many audiences to watch. During the live broadcast,Bai Jin teacher showed the friend’s joys and sorrows in the Peking Opera performances for the audience.

Viewers left comments such as, "All that can be left are classics, all legends." Some viewers hope that every show opens a special room, so anyone does not have to go offline to grab the position.


Appreciation of the charm of Kunqu Opera

On November 3rd, Showself invited Yuan Guoliang, the national first-class actor of Kunqu Opera. Yuan Guoliang live-streamed his make up process from the beginning, sparking discussion with the viewers about the old make-up of today, and the process of removing make-up on the spot in the how. In addition, Yuan Guoliang and the viewers chatted about the brief history of Kunqu and expressed their love and views on Kunqu. Take Bing as an example, the teacher led everyone to appreciate the lyrics of Kunqu Opera. They also performed the classic bridge section of "Soushan Dache" and "Zhu Maichen's Wife" on the live broadcast. The performance pleasantly surprised the netizen.


Why the commentator show me the comic dialogue?

On the 4th of November, Sun Luyang and his wife, Li Ni, hosted the show livelily. Sun Luyang appeared in the performance evaluation for the drama "Red Sorghum", which triggered the audience's applause.

In the live broadcast, Mr. Sun Luyang also introduced the drama culture to everyone, including sharing his bitter past and academic experience with everyone. In addition, Mr. Sun also did a comic dialogue performance that imitated Liu Baorui. Netizens praised it as “the most talkative in traditional opera”. At the same time, Sun Luyang’s wife, Li Ni, chats with netizens about family and love and shows of traditional artists.

Familiar with the strange "Da Zhai Men"

On November 5th, it was the live show of the outstanding young actor Dou Xiaoxuan of Beijing Jingju Opera Theatre. Mr. Dou Xiaoxuan was awarded the Silver Medal of the 6th National Youth Peking Opera Actors TV Competition and the Gold Medal of the 7th National Youth Peking Opera Actors TV Competition. A disciple of the famous Peking Opera performance artist Du Jinfang.

During the live broadcast, Dou Xiaoxuan chatted with netizens about the drama "Da Zhai Men", and described his feelings about the role of Yang Jiuhong, and shared the difficulties and interesting things he encountered during the filming. The TV series "Da Zhai Men" is very familiar to netizens. The "Da Zhai Men", which has been interpreted in the traditional opera mode, also makes the netizens feel amazed.

Traditional art is a treasure of China. This traditional culture drama is combined with the live broadcast of the Internet, so that the opera culture continues to be passed down and developed. The masters of opera go out of the traditional stage and enter the new era of “live stage”, communicating with hundreds of thousands of netizens and broaden the drama spread. At the same time, through the new media properties of the live broadcast, more netizens are attracted to the traditional opera.

The times are changing and traditional opera culture must "open new doors", not only in communication, but also in creation. It needs to adjust itself to the current trend.