COMING SOON: 2015 Gala Show: “Mulan”

Join us to celebrate the Lunar New Year at our 2015 Gala Show!  Mulan poster

Two performances:

  • January 31st (1-3pm)
  • February 1st (12-2pm)

El Cerrito High School Theater, 540 Ashbury Avenue, El Cerrito 94530

Ah-Lan Dance will present an exciting dance and arts performance, including…

  • Chinese traditional dances
  • Ballet and modern dance, presented by Ah-Lan Dance’s students and teachers
  • A dance medley introducing the history of China’s uniquely beautiful ladies’ garment, the qipao, featuring members of The American-Chinese Cultural and Art Association performing with Ah-Lan Dance
  • Live vocal performances by two of China’s top ranked singers, onstage with dancers!

Mulan poster 2

Qipao

Dancers

This Gala show will conclude with a newly-designed rendition of the famous Chinese legend of Mulan, with original choreography by Ah-Lan.

Ah-Lan Dance will offer an exciting retelling of the ancient story of the devoted daughter Mulan, who dressed as a man and joined the army to help her aging father escape forced conscription in a time of national emergency.

The dance will evoke the remarkable story of Mulan’s victories on the battlefield, her triumphant return home and her touching devotion to her family in a colorful and enegetic spectacle that all ages can enjoy!

Mulan

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