Lady ZhaoJun

Directed performed and created by Li Yu Gang
with Akram Khan Company
Visual Design (Set and Costume) by Tim Yip
Music Composition by Jocelyn Pook
Lighting Design by Michael Hulls

"Zhaojun Chu Sai" is a famous story in China. Lady Zhaojun sacrificed herself in order to make peace with the Huns in Han Daynasty (two thousand years ago). Lady Zhaojun" based on the famous historical story. It was a grand Oriental Poetic Stage production which took Li Yugang three years in preparation. The drama draw heavily from not only Chinese opera and dance but also other sources such as modern stage techniques and stage costuming.The stunning set and more than 10 elegant costumes were all designed by Tim Yip