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A brand-new Shen Yun performance is coming to Marion Oliver McCaw Hall in downtown Seattle this spring, from March 27 to April 5. Purchase tickets from McCaw Hall or at ShenYun.com.

World-renowned theatrical experience pushes boundaries and revives ancient culture

How often do you get to see a show that touches your heart and dazzles your senses? When was the last time you had a fully immersive experience that moved your soul?

Shen Yun is a multidisciplinary Chinese performance known around the world. Its an authentic Chinese experience you wont see in China today.

Shen Yun is a transporting experience that takes you to almost heavenly realms, says Michael Green, spokesperson for the local Shen Yun presenter.

Sit down at a Shen Yun performance and youll experience elegant, acrobatic dancing, beautiful bel canto vocals, spectacular costumes and high-tech sets. Each of the seven performance groups tours with its own live orchestra, with top-caliber musicians playing original compositions on Chinese and Western instruments.

Modern Revival

In 2006 a group of artists gathered in New York to revive a traditional art form for the modern era. Thirteen years later, Shen Yun has become the worlds premier classical Chinese dance company touring 150 cities around the world.

Each year Shen Yun creates a completely new show with brand new stories, music, costumes and choreography. So whether youve seen Shen Yun before or are experiencing it for the first time, youre sure to have a novel, moving experience.

5,000 years of stories

With Shen Yun youre not just watching a show, youre experiencing a rich history almost like youre living though it, Green says.

The performance has the power to make personal connections with audience members, often moving them to tears.

It hits so deeply in a positive way, Green says, Thats the power of the show. Everyone benefits in some way.

A brand-new performance is coming to Marion Oliver McCaw Hall in downtown Seattle this spring, from March 27 to April 5. Purchase tickets from McCaw Hall or at ShenYun.com.

Every Shen Yun performance includes dancing, singing and a live orchestra with top-caliber musicians playing original compositions on Chinese and Western instruments. A brand-new performance is coming to Marion Oliver McCaw Hall in downtown Seattle this spring, from March 27 to April 5. Purchase tickets from McCaw Hall or at ShenYun.com.

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