Martial Arts (Beginner)
Be A Shanghai Yue Opera Performer
Martial Arts (Beginner) Course with Hong Jiayi
Ever imagined yourself as a martial arts practitioner, safely navigating treacherous scenarios on stage? From the use of various weapons (spears, swords, knives etc.), storytelling through body movements to their significance in Chinese opera, our comprehensive course covers it all. Led by experienced artist Hong Jiayi, the Martial Arts (Beginner) Program explores the use of our body and weapons from a traditional Chinese Opera perspective. Join us today and discover the fun of Martial Arts!
What You Will Learn During the Course:
Introduction to Opera and its Significance
Overview of Opera as a traditional art form
Cultural and historical importance
Body Movements and Stage Presence
Combinations of body movements
Stances and pacing for different roles
Storytelling and stage formation
Water Sleeve Techniques
Graceful handling of water sleeves
Incorporating water sleeve movements
Footwork and Leg Techniques
Straight, bent, crossed, and hopping leg techniques
Precise footwork and coordination
Use of Weapons
Small and large spears
Large knives and hook knives
Experience Your Personal Transformation in the Following Areas:
Enhanced personal and stage presence
Improved health and fitness
Increased focus and confidence
Increased flexibility and better posture
Heightened understanding of Chinese culture and arts
Through Martial Arts, immerse yourself in the artistry of Opera as you learn the fundamental skills required for captivating performances. Your body will be grateful to you as well! From rich history to intricate techniques, make use of this unique opportunity to study under the guidance of a seasoned artist.
Enroll now and join our community!
Course Details: Martial Arts (Beginner) Course with Hong Jiayi
Date & Time: Every Monday, 7:30 – 10pm
Course Fees: $120 for every 4 lessons
Address: 10 Ubi Crescent, Ubi Techpark Lobby E, #07-96 Singapore 408564
Lessons to be conducted in Mandarin
⭐️Limited slots available⭐️
About Hong Jiayi
Hong Jiayi - Graduate of Shanxi Opera School's Jingju (Peking Opera) Class (9 years)
and disciple of Shang Pai.
Studied under renowned Jingju masters such as Shang Xiaoyun and Deng Deqin. Former principal performer of Qingdao Jingju Troupe at Shanxi Jingju Theater. Member of Shandong, China, and Qingniao Association of Opera Artists. Has performed in numerous traditional and modern plays. After retiring, founded the "Hongsheng Jingju Troupe" and engaged in commercial performances in Zhejiang for fifteen years. In recent years, has taught at domestic art schools' Jingju classes for five years and promoted the art of opera in Singapore for a decade.