ST. PAUL (Dec. 8, 2014) — Kick off Chinese New Year celebrations with your family and friends as CAAM Chinese Dance Theater presents “Leap into Spring” at The O’Shaughnessy Auditorium with its premiere new work celebrating Chinese New Year, and commemorating 1 in 600 year occurrence of the year of the ’Golden Boar’.
The full length 90 minute program will be performed Saturday, Jan. 31, 2015, 7 p.m., and Sunday, Feb. 1, 2015, at 2 p.m., at The O’Shaughnessy at The College of St. Catherine, 2004 Randolph Avenue, St. Paul, Minn. Tickets are $15 pre-show or $20 at the door. A special shorter 45 minute matinee performance for school and group field trips will be performed Tuesday, Feb. 3, at 9:45 and 11:45 a.m.. Tickets are $7.
Vibrant costumes, energetic agile movement and professional staging for celebrating with family and friends are hallmarks of CAAM Chinese Dance Theater’s Annual Production and School Show.
Celebrate the Chinese New Year season with CAAM CDT’s 2015 show, “Dances in Chinese Opera”, featuring dances to delight and entertain that are inspired by Chinese legends, bazi gong and classical Chinese dance still enthusiastically performed today. Looking behind the curtain of the multifaceted world of Chinese opera, CAAM CDT will explore its underlying origins in movement and stories as audiences marvel at the dazzling display of sleeves, swords, spears and daggers interwoven into a fantastical CAAM CDT presentation.
Chinese Dance Theater has built a reputation in arts and dance circles with its entertaining, professionally choreographed and marvelously executed programs on stage. CDT is also recognized for its welcoming and inclusive work in the broader community with its extensive outreach in schools and in the community.
Tickets are available online at www.caamcdt.org, or 615-774-0806.